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Testing will close lanes on I-40 in Pulaski County

Testing will close lanes on I-40 in Pulaski County

LITTLE ROCK (11-15) – Testing will require a lane closure on Interstate 40 in Pulaski County, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) officials.

Crews will be taking samples from Interstate 40 in preparation of its widening and modifications to the Interstate 40/430 Interchange. Bids for this project are scheduled for summer 2014.

The preparation work will require closing the Interstate 40 westbound outside lane extending from Highway 365 at Morgan to just east of the Interstate 40/430 Interchange.

The lane will be closed Monday, November 18th between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., weather permitting. Traffic will be controlled using barrels and warning signs.

Lane closures for I-30 Bridge Oct. 27

Lane closures for I-30 Bridge Oct. 27

LITTLE ROCK (AHTD)A routine bridge inspection on Interstate 30 will require lane closures on the Arkansas River Bridge in Little Rock, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) officials.

The work will require the eastbound and westbound outside lanes to be closed on the bridge.  The closures will be Sunday, October 27th between 6:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., weather permitting.  Traffic will be controlled using cones and warning signs. 

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

(Source: Arkansas Highway and Transportation Deparment)

Live Salsa Music & More During Latino Food & Music Festival

Live Salsa Music & More During Latino Food & Music Festival

Saturday, September 14, 6-10pm, enjoy a night of delicious Latin food, wonderful atmosphere, live salsa music, and even better company!

Featuring food vendors from Brazil, Argentina, El Salvador, Mexico, Honduras, Bolivia, Columbia & Nicaragua. It all happens at the Argenta Farmers Market Plaza, 520 Main Street, Argenta Arts District, downtown NLR.

Bridge Detour for Cyclists, Walkers

Bridge Detour for Cyclists, Walkers

The Clinton Library Bridge will be beginning Monday, July 22 from 6 am to 6 pm for installation of new lights. This project is planned to be completed by October 1st.

First Presbyterian Argenta Collecting Back to School Basics

First Presbyterian Argenta Collecting Back to School Basics

First Presbyterian Church in Argenta is partnering with the Dark Hollow Community Center to help the kids in our neighborhood get ready for school. Please bring supplies to the church over the next two Sundays (July 28, August 4) at the corner of 4th & Maple Streets, Argenta Arts District, downtown NLR.

Here's a list of the basics being collected to help kids in our community start school right. Click School Supplies to see a list of back to school basics needed. Please contact Natasha Deal at natashadeal@gmail.com if you have any questions or would like to help. 

This Week in Argenta

This Week in Argenta

July 29 - 31: The Arkansas Travelers VS Northwest Arkansas Naturals at Dickey-Stephens Park. All games start at 7:10 p.m. Visit www.Travs.com or call 501-664-1555

July 30: NLR Bicycle Friendly Community Committee meeting, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., NLR City Services Building, Conference Room A, 120 Main Street, call 501-975-8777 or email brhodes@northlittlerock.ar.gov for more information.

July 30: Tales from the South, a live taping of the radio series, is held weekly on Tuesdays at Starving Artist Cafe´. Cost: $7.50 admission plus dinner. Dinner begins at 5 p.m.; taping begins at 7 p.m. Seating is limited. For details visit www.TalesFromTheSouth.com.

Now - July 28: Jesus Christ Superstar at the Argenta Community Theater - SOLD OUT

This Week in Argenta

This Week in Argenta

July 17: Live Entertainment!
Joint Venture Improv Comedy @ The Joint

July 18: Live at Laman, held monthly every 2nd Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Laman Library Plaza. Call 501-758-1720 or visit www.LamanLibrary.org.

July 18 - 21: The Arkansas Travelers VS Tulsa Drillers at Dickey-Stephens Park. The Thursday - Saturday games start at 7:10 p.m. & Sunday game at 6:10 p.m. Call 501-664-1555 or visit www.Travs.com.

July 18: Live Entertainment!
The Joint features the Funkanites

July 19: Argenta Artwalk held the 3rd Friday of each month from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. "Art In Unexpected Places" can be found inside & out of the galleries and businesses along Main Street. For details or to display your artwork, please call 501-517-3127 or visit www.Facebook.com/ArgentaArtWalk.

July 19: Live Entertainment!
Cregeen's Irish Pub presents Brian Nahlen