Maintenance on U.S. Hwy. 270 Near Hot Springs Needs Temporary Lane Closures

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GARLAND COUNTY (9-9) – Maintenance work on the Hot Springs bypass (MLK Expressway) requires daily temporary lane closures, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials.

Weather permitting, crews will conduct the following daily lane closures on the Hot Springs bypass:

  • Sept. 13 16 | 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. | eastbound lane
  • Sept. 20 23 | 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. | westbound lane

These closures will allow crews to clean the MLK Expressway wall. Only the inside lane will be closed for the maintenance work.

Orange barrels, cones, message boards, and signage will control traffic. Additional travel information can be found at or You can also follow us on Twitter @IDriveArkansas for traffic and @myARDOT for everything else.


Contact: Britni Dumas

NR 21-294

September 9, 2021