The Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) is participating in National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) through Friday, April 24.


The national safety campaign is observed each spring to encourage safe driving through highway work zones. The theme is, “Safe Work Zones for All. Protect workers. Protect road users. We Can Do It!”


The Main Street Bridge, Clinton Presidential Park Bridge, Big Dam Bridge, Two Rivers Pedestrian Bridge, The Junction Bridge Pedestrian Walk Way, the Union Plaza Building and the Simmons Building (formerly Acxiom building) will be lit with orange lights in observance of the week, according to a news release.


Arkansas’ 2020 Work Zone Awareness Week partners include the Arkansas Chapter of the American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA), Arkansas Chapter, Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), the Arkansas Asphalt Pavement Association (AAPA), Arkansas Good Roads Foundation, and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).