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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas Highway and Transportation officials say portions of Highway 87 northwest of Mountain View will close this week for construction.

The roadway between Hampton Drive and Wilcox Drive will be closed from 8 a.m. Monday until 5 p.m. Friday. Construction crews will replace a damaged drain beneath the highway in Stone County.

A detour will be posted to follow Highway 66 to Highway 9, then west on Highway 14.

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