Highway work to require ramp, lane closures in Woodson, Sheridan

Highway work will require ramp closures near Woodson and lane closures in Sheridan next week, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department officials.

Crews will resurface the Interstate 530 northbound interchange ramps at Exit 12 in Woodson. The work will require closing each ramp for approximately one hour. The work will take place Monday, June 9, between 7 a.m. and noon, weather permitting.

In Sheridan, improvements to Highway 167-B will require lane closures as crews resurface 4 miles of Highway 167-B. The work will extend south from Highway 270 (Center Street) in Sheridan to just north of the new Highway 167 Bypass. The work will reduce traffic to one lane.

The lane closures will be Monday, June 9, through Thursday, July 3, Mondays through Fridays between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m., weather permitting. Cranford Construction Company of North Little Rock was awarded the contract at $1.1 million.

Drivers should exercise caution when approaching and traveling through all highway work zones. Additional travel information can be found at IDriveArkansas.com or ArkansasHighways.com. You can also follow us on Twitter @AHTD.