PINEVILLE, Mo. -- Interstate 49 traffic is expected to be slowed and possibly stopped between McDonald County Routes EE and H near Pineville this week to allow rock blasting.
The delays will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday and through Thursday, weather permitting.
Law enforcement officers will be slowing and stopping northbound I-49 traffic and Route EE traffic attempting to enter southbound I-49.
Traffic attempting to enter southbound I-49 from Route H will be stopped for up to 15 minutes while crews are blasting.
Contractor crews are blasting rock on I-49 near Pineville as part of the larger I-49 Missouri/Arkansas Connector project, the Bella Vista Bypass, to complete the final five miles of I-49 between Pineville and the Missouri/Arkansas state line.