Bridge inspection at W. Memphis begins Tuesday

Bridge inspection at W. Memphis begins Tuesday

WEST MEMPHIS, AR (KAIT) - Traffic may be slow at a bridge in West Memphis as crews do a routine inspection.

According to the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, an inspection of the I-40 Mississippi River Bridge will require lane closures.

Starting Tuesday at 9 a.m. work will require the westbound outside lane on the bridge to be closed. The closure will last until 3 p.m. The inspection will go from Tuesday through Thursday during the same hours.

AHTD states warning signs, flashing arrow boards and traffic cones will be out to help control traffic.

Drivers are urged to use caution.

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