Lane closure planned on I-540 Arkansas River bridge

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Routine bridge maintenance will require a lane closure on Interstate 540 in Fort Smith/Van Buren, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) officials.

Crews will perform maintenance on the Interstate 540 bridge located over the Arkansas River between Fort Smith and Van Buren. The work will require closing the southbound inside lane on the bridge.

The southbound inside lane closure will be Wednesday, Jan. 21 through Friday, Jan. 23, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., each day, weather permitting. Traffic will be controlled using barrels and warning signs.

This bridge was constructed in 1967. It is 3,396 ft. long and 66 ft. wide.