February 19, 2006 - Posted at 1:00 p.m. CST
UNDATED (AP) _ With sub-freezing temperatures and winds, many
Arkansas roads remain hazardous today. Arkansas State Police say
bridges and overpasses are ice covered in the Little Rock area, and
motorists are advised to stay off Highway 270 between Hot Springs
and Malvern because of thick sheets of ice.
Westbound lanes of Interstate 30 in Hot Spring County are
dangerous and state police say travel in parts of central Arkansas
is dangerous. Travel in Grant County is NOT recommended.
In northwest and north-central Arkansas, packed snow remains
frozen on some two-lane roads. State police urge people to stay off
the roads. Interstate 540 is in good condition, but motorists
should watch out for icy patches and slow down on bridges and
overpasses. In northeast Arkansas, motorists should use care and
In southern Arkansas, traffic is moving along Interstate 30 and
two-lane roads are in good shape except for patchy ice. Bridges and
overpasses remain slick and hazardous.