Widening work to close Old Wire Road from Mission to Birwin

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A portion of Old Wire Road will close for about two weeks while state highway crews work to widen and re-align the roadway near Mission Boulevard.

According to a news release, Old Wire Road will be closed from Mission to Birin Street beginning Tuesday, Jan. 10. The work is expected to last through Jan 24 and will require closure of Old Wire Road 24 hours a day, including weekends.

Detour routes will be marked, the release stated. Suggested routes include using Ranch Drive or Broadview Drive.

For more information about the project, call the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department at 479-251-9266.