I-540 becomes one-lane freeway...again

(April 15, 2004) - (Bentonville-AP) -- Motorists traveling on Interstate 540 in northwest Arkansas should be alert for lane closures and traffic backups over the next four days. The state Highway Department says crews will be busy repaving a nine-mile stretch of the highway in the Lowell-Rogers-Bentonville area. A news release said northbound traffic will be limited to one lane today and tomorrow from the Goad Springs Road underpass to just north of the Exit 81 off-ramp, at Pleasant Grove. On Saturday and Sunday, northbound traffic on I-540 will be restricted to one lane from Exit 81 at Pleasant Grove Road to just north of the Highway 94 off-ramp at Exit 83.