Closure of I-555 ramp in Jonesboro delayed

Closure of I-555 ramp in Jonesboro delayed

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Improvements to an exit ramp along Interstate 555 in Jonesboro, has been delayed due to a scheduling conflict.

According to Brad Smithee with the Arkansas Department of Transportation, there was a scheduling conflict with the crew hired to do the asphalt work.

Smithee called Region 8 News to say the work has been delayed until Monday July 1.

According to ARDOT, asphalt work will close the I-555 southbound exit ramp to Red Wolf/Stadium Blvd. when work begins.

It was originally scheduled to be closed for roughly a day.

ARDOT encourages drivers to use Caraway Rd. exit for Red Wolf/Stadium Blvd. access.

Traffic will be controlled with signs, traffic barrels, and message boards.

If you are driving through the area, you are urged to use caution.

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