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I-40 detour traffic clogging, battering stretch of U.S. 70

Posted: December 26, 2012 at 12:16 a.m.

After a year of construction on Interstate 40 near the White River, the shift of heavy traffic onto U.S. 70 is most evident along an 8-mile stretch between Biscoe and Brinkley.

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I traveled this exact stretch twice in Nov. and don't remember it being nearly as bad as this article describes. Has it deteriorated a lot since then?

Posted by: Kajon

December 26, 2012 at 2:13 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

I look into the future and see another Highway Tax bill on the ballot.

Posted by: JailBird

December 26, 2012 at 4:41 p.m. ( | suggest removal )