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Know the 'RED Zones' in your area

Know the 'RED Zones' in your area

RED Zones are Arkansas highway projects that have significantly reduced capacity that can lead to travel delays. Find them under the Know the RED Zones icon at www.ArkansasHighways.com.

Motorists are encouraged to Know the RED Zones and plan trips accordingly. Drivers can help reduce congestion through these areas by considering alternate routes or changing their time of travel.

Truckers can find information for weight restricted bridges and highways on alternate routes under the RED Zones icon.

Whether you drive through the RED Zones or opt to use an alternate route, follow the tips below.

RED Zone Travel Tips

Know the 'RED Zones' in your area

Know the 'RED Zones' in your area

RED Zones are Arkansas highway projects that have significantly reduced capacity that can lead to travel delays. Find them under the Know the RED Zones icon at www.ArkansasHighways.com.

Motorists are encouraged to Know the RED Zones and plan trips accordingly. Drivers can help reduce congestion through these areas by considering alternate routes or changing their time of travel.

Truckers can find information for weight restricted bridges and highways on alternate routes under the RED Zones icon.

Whether you drive through the RED Zones or opt to use an alternate route, follow the tips below.

RED Zone Travel Tips

I-530 slated for lane closures

I-530 slated for lane closures

LITTLE ROCK (1-11) -- Crews performing surface work will require a lane closure this week on Interstate 530 in Pulaski County just north of the Pulaski/Saline County line, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) officials.

The repairs will require the northbound, outside lane to be closed on Thursday, January 12.  The lane closure will be in effect between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., weather permitting. 

Motorists should exercise caution when approaching and traveling through all highway work zones.    

Update: Crews repair water main break

Update: Crews repair water main break

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV)  — A water main break that had traffic at a standstll has now been repaired, according to Central Arkansas Water officials.

At approximately 10 a.m. today (January 10, 2012), CAW received a report of a break on the water main that serves the affected area. The break was caused by a contractor boring under the southbound lane of University Avenue to install a line for WindStream Communications.

Crews finished repairs around 4 pm. All traffic lanes are open once again.

I-630 work to require lane closures

I-630 work to require lane closures

     LITTLE ROCK (11-10) -- Crews erecting beam girders for the new Baptist Health Drive Bridge over Interstate 630 in Little Rock will continue to require night time lane closures on Interstate 630 this weekend and into next week, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) officials.

     The improvements will require the westbound outside and center lanes on Interstate 630 to be closed beginning on Sunday night, November 13th and continuing through Thursday night, November 17th, weather permitting.  The lane closures will be in effect between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m.

I-630 lane closures

I-630 lane closures

     LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Crews erecting beam girders for the new Baptist Health Drive Bridge over Interstate 630 in Little Rock will require night time lane closures on Interstate 630 beginning this weekend, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) officials.

     The improvements will require the eastbound and westbound, inside and center lanes on Interstate 630 to be closed beginning on Sunday night, November 6 and continuing through Thursday night, November 10, weather permitting.  The lane closures will be in effect between the hours of 9:00 p.m.

Yellow Cab ‘Goes Pink’

Yellow Cab ‘Goes Pink’

Second year for “Pink Ride” in Little Rock for Breast Cancer Awareness

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Stand up against breast cancer simply by going from here to there—in a specially designated “pink” vehicle operated by Little Rock Yellow Cab.

For the entire month of October, Yellow Cab will have one of its taxi vehicles adorned in a pink color, and will donate all of the revenue generated by this vehicle to the American Cancer Society’s “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.” There is no additional cost to passengers, and drivers are not allowed to accept donations.