Maintenance requires overnight lane closures on Interstate 55 in Crittenden County

Commuters, holiday shoppers can expect slow-down during week-long project

From Danny Straessle Arkansas Highway Transportation Department

CRITTENDEN COUNTY — Maintenance on I-55 between the I-40/I-55 split and the river bridge requires temporary overnight lane closures, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) officials. Work will require alternately closing the inside and outside lanes of northbound and southbound I-55 within the work zone. Lane closures will begin Monday, Dec. 14 and continue through Friday, Dec. 18, between 7:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m daily, weather permitting. Traffic will be controlled using warning signs, flaggers and cones. Drivers should exercise caution when approaching and traveling through all highway work zones. Additional travel information can be found at or You can also follow us on Twitter @AHTD.


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