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I-555 floodway construction work continues

Road construction continues along the floodway at I-555 in Poinsett County. (Source: KAIT-TV) Road construction continues along the floodway at I-555 in Poinsett County. (Source: KAIT-TV)
POINSETT COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -

The work on a construction project along I-555 in Poinsett County is moving along as scheduled, with crews set to continue work on the project. 

Arkansas Department of Transportation District 10 Engineer Brad Smithee said the project at the floodway near Payneway has been going well, with crews being able to complete the middle two lanes of the road. 

Crews recently began diverting traffic onto the middle two lanes. Smithee said crews will start removing concrete from the outside lanes starting Monday, May 7 and are asking people to be careful while driving in the area. 

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