Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department has shut down all lanes of Highway 71. Water level predictions indicate the road will be closed through at least June 2.
For alternate routes see http://txktoday.com/news/alternate-routes-due-to-flood-closings/
Highway 71 is closing. Southbound lanes shutting down now. Northbound will most likely be closed within the hour. Here is a look from 7:00 a.m. Friday morning. http://wp.me/p4s3Ba-3nk for the latest.
Posted by TXK Today on Friday, May 29, 2015
The water level is currently at 26.96 feet and expected to rise to 31 feet by Tuesday.