Tractor trailer overturned blocking all traffic at I-49 Bobby Hopper Tunnel

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WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ark. — Monday just before 7:30 a.m. ARDOT reports on I-49 a tractor trailer overturned blocking southbound I-49 at the Bobby Hopper Tunnel.

This is south of Fayetteville, Ark. on the way to Fort Smith, Ark. area.


Crash located north of Mountainburg in the southbound tunnel. Screenshot of iDrive Arkansas APP.

Details are known however visible on the IDrive ARDOT app show southbound traffic 7:55 a.m. at a standstill going into the tunnel.

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Incident I-49

  • Washington County
  • Incident Type: Crash
  • Description Overturned tractor-trailer.
  • Location: Mile Marker 41.2
  • Nearest City: 7.5 m N of Mountainburg
  • Travel Dir: Southbound
  • Lane(s) Impacted: All
  • Reported By: ARDOT
  • Date / Time: May 2, 2022 at 7:20 AM

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