LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Those walking the Arkansas River Trail in Little Rock may encounter a significant roadblock along the path.

Officials with the City of Little Rock said that a section of the Arkansas River in downtown Little Rock has been closed due to a mudslide on the bank of the river Thursday.

The closed portion is between Arch Street and Gaines Street, north of Little Rock City Hall.

The section will be closed while crews evaluate the integrity of the remaining embankment and paved surface and until repairs can be completed.

LR city officials said they appreciate the public’s patience during the clean-up and repair process