TO RE-OPEN DAMAGED HIGHWAY 7 TO
THROUGH TRAFFIC THIS WEEK
LITTLE ROCK (9-24) Updated
One lane of a severely damaged section of Highway 7 in northern
The new damage is the same location that suffered slope damage in March
when flooding left almost $10 million in damaged highways in 32 counties.
Crouse Construction Company of
“Our staff met with the contractor and we have developed a plan to
expedite construction to re-open one lane of traffic through the area in the
near future. After one lane is opened, the contractor will continue as
originally scheduled,” added Flowers.
A detour route has been in place to the east of Highway 7 that is routing
traffic onto Highways 16 and 27 between Pelsor and
Completion of the project is expected by December.
are pictures of the work on Highway 7.
A cross drain and asphalt are now being put into place. Check the website frequently for construction updates.