Lanes of Highway 70 to be closed for inspection

      LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department says lanes of Highway 70 in Garland County will be closed for a bridge inspection.

      The department says crews will be inspecting the bridge over Gulpha Creek and Malvern Avenue just east of Hot Springs.

      The eastbound outside lane of the highway - which is also known as the Martin Luther King Bypass - will be closed Monday between 9 a.m. and noon and the westbound outside lane will be closed Monday between noon and 3 p.m.

      Traffic will be controlled using barrels and warning signs.

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