A road project beginning on March 14, will close an important street near downtown Fayetteville.
Restoration of the historic Lafayette Street bridge will begin on March 14 and continue through mid-June 2016.
During the restoration project, construction work will require West Lafayette Street from North Gregg Avenue to North West Avenue to be closed to pedestrian, bicycle, and vehicle traffic. The roadway will be closed 24 hours a day and on weekends and holidays. Detours will be marked with signage. The Frisco Trail section of the Razorback Greenway and the Frisco Railroad line will remain open. A portion of N. Gregg Avenue between W. Lafayette Street and Reagan Street will be used for a staging area and closed to thru traffic.
Fayetteville Mayor Lioneld Jordan will officially kick-off the restoration of the Lafayette Street Overpass Bridge at 4:00 p.m. Monday, March 14 and the public is invited.
The Lafayette Street and Maple Street overpass bridges are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.