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         The Ark ansas St ate Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) has announced that a Workzone Information System website providing live road conditions on Interstates 40 and 55 in the West Memphis area is now available on the Internet for motorists.

     The website is located at and provides motorists with live camera feeds of both Interstates in West Memphis , current travel speeds through the area, message sign information and highway advisory radio information.  The information can also be accessed by visiting and clicking on “Roads.”

     Crews are presently making improvments to the Interstate 40/Interstate 55 East interchange and the website was created to help motorists monitor conditions through the workzone.   

     “This website is going to allow motorists to visit the webpage and see what current conditions are on the Interstates in the workzone area before they travel ,” stated AHTD District Engineer Ray Woodruff. 

     The construction project is located on the east side of West Memphis and will make improvements to the Interstate 40/Interstate 55 East interchange at West Memphis .  The project will include a new westbound overpass for Interstate 40 traffic, a new eastbound overpass for Interstate 40 traffic and reconstruction of the Interstate 55 lanes through the interchange area.  The contract for the project was awarded to APAC-Tennessee of Memphis , Tennessee , for $26,693,323.

     Completion of the project is expected in the summer of 2010.



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