Alternating Lane Closures Planned on I-40 Mississippi Relief Bridge


Alternating lane closures are planned on the Interstate 40 Mississippi Relief Bridge just past Exit 281 in West Memphis from Monday, July 15 through Thursday, July 18.

The eastbound and westbound outside lanes will be closed from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily as bridge crews perform a routine bridge inspection. At least two lanes of travel will remain open in each direction at all times.

Traffic will be controlled with the use of cones and signage.
Drivers are urged to use caution while traveling in the area.
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Media Contact: Ellen Coulter

NR 24-219

July 10, 2024