Bridge deck repairs will require a lane closure from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday on Interstate 40 in Carlisle, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department officials.

The eastbound inside lane of Interstate 40 will be closed at the Highway 13 (North Bankhead Drive) overpass in Carlisle. The closure will be in effect between mile markers 180 and 183.

Traffic will be controlled using barrels and warning signs.

Motorists should exercise caution when approaching and traveling through all highway work zones. Additional travel related information can be found at