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Work on AR roads won't stop on Thanksgiving

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – You might want to leave a little early if you are going to see family and friends for Thanksgiving because of road construction.

On Monday the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department stated in a news release that construction will continue on many roads through the holiday.

The AHTD urges drivers to be cautious and expect delays in work zones. Before hitting the road, check IDriveArkansas.com for the latest on travel conditions.

The AHTD states these roads will have major lane closures during Thanksgiving:

Highways

County

Location

Mile Marker

Length

One Lane Closed

I-40

Pope

Russellville

76-84

8 miles

Both Directions

I-40

St. Francis

Forrest City

240-248

8 miles

Both Directions

I-55

Mississippi

Osceola

44-52

8 miles

Both Directions

I-530

Pulaski/Saline

East End

9-16

7 miles

Both Directions

I-540

Crawford/Sebastian

Ft. Smith

7-15

8 miles

Both Directions

U.S. 67

White

Bald Knob

50-55

5 miles

Both Directions

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