LITTLE ROCK (AHTD) – Work on Highway 70 will require lane closures in Garland and Saline counties between Hot Springs and Interstate 30, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) officials.
Crews will be performing geotechnical drilling and sampling in preparation for widening Highway 70. The closures will be weekdays, Monday, March 3 through Friday, March 14, between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., weather permitting. Traffic will be controlled using cones and flaggers.
The moving lane closures will begin on the eastbound lane at Hot Springs near mile marker 3 and continue to I-30. Once drilling and sampling is complete on the eastbound lane, crews will perform work on the westbound lane, beginning at I-30 and moving toward Hot Springs.