TRAFFIC ALERT: Traffic Slowdowns/Stops on I-49 Near Pineville Jan. 5-8 for Construction Work

What: I-49 traffic slowed and possibly stopped between McDonald County Routes EE & Brush Creek Road near Pineville where contractor crews are blasting to make room for new southbound I-49 lanes

When: 1-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, January 5-8

Traffic Impacts:

  • Law enforcement officers slowing and stopping north- and southbound I-49 traffic
  • Route EE and Route H traffic attempting to enter southbound I-49 will be stopped for up to 15 minutes while contractor crews blast rock
  • Traffic attempting to enter northbound I-49 from Business 71 and Brush Creek Road will be stopped for up to 15 minutes while crews blast rock

Details: Contractor crews blasting rock on I-49 near Pineville. This is part of the larger I-49 Missouri/Arkansas Connector project to complete the final five miles of I-49 between Pineville and the Missouri/Arkansas state line. For more information about this project, click here.

(Weather and/or construction delays will alter the schedule)


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