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Jonesboro replacing Matthews St. bridge, expect detour

Detour Route (Source: City of Jonesboro) Detour Route (Source: City of Jonesboro)

 

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Road crews will be replacing Matthews Street Bridge in Jonesboro this summer.

According to city of Jonesboro communications director Jack Turner, Matthews Street will be closed from Gee Street to Freeman Street for 2 to 3 months starting May 29.

Turner says traffic will be detoured to Freeman and onto Washington.

Mayor Harold Perrin says the new bridge will be longer and wider and will meet all current codes.

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