Traffic engineers in LR, NLR plan for bridge closure

Posted: July 28, 2014 at 4:32 a.m.

Signal technician Jacob Mahan with the North Little Rock Traffic Department demonstrates the traffic cameras, including one showing the Main Street Bridge, that will be used to manage traffic • ow during the construction of a new Broadway Bridge.

As many as half of the 24,000 vehicles now using the Broadway Bridge daily are projected to use the nearby Main Street Bridge as an alternative when the Arkansas River crossing is closed for up to two years while a new one is built.

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