An update from the Arkansas Department of Transportation on Broadway Bridge work, which continues
Work continues on a bike path on the North Little Rock side of the Arkansas River and on a ramp linking the pedestrian/bike path on the bridge to Riverfront Park in Little Rock. Some painting continues as well on the bridge structure and a great deal of construction equipment, particularly on barges, must be disassembled and moved.
Danny Straessle of DOT said the work like will continue at least until mid-September. This is well beyond the original June 4 end date, but Straessle said some change orders on the work had extended the time period.
Meanwhile, Straessle said another problem has arisen that’s puzzling the department — large amounts of litter turning up nightly on the bike/pedestrian lane (shown below). He said the department has received complaints and is cleaning up regularly. It’s unclear if this is