ENTERGY: I-40 Closure at Mayflower No Longer Necessary

Published 05/01 2014 03:56PM

Updated 05/01 2014 04:03PM

MAYFLOWER, AR -- According to ATHD, Entergy now says it is unnecessary to shutdown I-40 tonight to conduct its electrical work.

Powerline Services will be moving wire on the service road at 6 pm this evening.  

As a precautionary measure, they have asked the state police to be on site in case there were any problems that would require the interstate traffic to be stopped.  

There are no plans as of now, to shut down I-40. This has been recommunicated to the state police by individuals on site.

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