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Police Keeping Residents Away From Riverfront While Barrier Is Built

FORT SMITH, Ark. — The Fort Smith Police Department put out an alert on Facebook earlier alerting drivers to avoid Riverfront Drive from Garrison to Midla...
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FORT SMITH, Ark. — The Fort Smith Police Department put out an alert on Facebook earlier alerting drivers to avoid Riverfront Drive from Garrison to Midland.

Construction crews will be working on assembling a barrier wall to hold back flooding in the area and police say they fear that the someone could be injured.

“We would prefer to avoid issuing citations, but officers can do so if needed,” the Fort Smith Police Department reported.