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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
30 project stirs public to speak upchanges that even opponents of the project say have made the latest proposal be
30 project stirs public to speak up
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
changes that even opponents of the project say have made the latest proposal better than the original. "The conversations Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department personnel and project engineers are having with neighborhood groups, merchant... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Little Rock notebookapplication Tuesday. The city has to approve the application as a formality. T
Little Rock notebook
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
application Tuesday. The city has to approve the application as a formality. The zoo wants to apply for the grant with the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department. Federal funds in the amount of $384,000 will be requested. The grant would... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
30 plans a hot topic downtownsuch in the planning process. Those people were nice, too. No one shook a fist
30 plans a hot topic downtown
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
such in the planning process. Those people were nice, too. No one shook a fist when Scott Bennett, the director of the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department, got up to explain the latest concept, plan and alternative. Quoting Noel... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Walnut Ridge, Others See Development Boost from I-57 DesignationCorning, which sits on the Missouri border, an interstate quality highway has n
Walnut Ridge, Others See Development Boost from I-57 Designation
Arkansas Business / Posted 2 days ago
Corning, which sits on the Missouri border, an interstate quality highway has not been constructed. In recent years, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has completed expansion projects along a new U.S. 67 roadway from Newport to... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
LR Regional Chamber Endorses I-30 PlanLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (News Release) - Earlier this week at its Interstate 30 Cross
LR Regional Chamber Endorses I-30 Plan
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 3 days ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (News Release) - Earlier this week at its Interstate 30 Crossing public meeting, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department presented four alternative configurations for Interstate 30 as it passes through downtown Little... Read more
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Arkansas Times
30 Crossing 3D videos assume more widening of I-30The 3D videos prepared by the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department to
30 Crossing 3D videos assume more widening of I-30
Arkansas Times / Posted 3 days ago
The 3D videos prepared by the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department to allow viewers to compare the 8-lane options for Interstate 30 to the 10-lane options (called 6+4 for various reasons by the AHTD, one of them possibly to get around the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
In Metroplan search, state requests a sayThe Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department wants a seat on the search c
In Metroplan search, state requests a say
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department wants a seat on the search committee tasked with finding someone to lead the long-range transportation planning agency for central Arkansas. The request came Wednesday from Jessie Jones, the... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Another yes for the Wide Misery. UPDATE: Make that two ayesThe Little Rock Technology Park board today endorsed the Arkansas Highway Depar
Another yes for the Wide Misery. UPDATE: Make that two ayes
Arkansas Times / Posted 4 days ago
The Little Rock Technology Park board today endorsed the Arkansas Highway Department's split-diamond C/D design for Interstate 30 contingent on a change in the design of Capitol Avenue. Board member Dickson Flake objects to making Capitol a... Read more
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Cabot Star-Herald
Sports Complex nears finish, first games scheduledset for Monday, Parks and Recreation director John Crow announced. The sports c
Sports Complex nears finish, first games scheduled
Cabot Star-Herald / Posted 5 days ago
set for Monday, Parks and Recreation director John Crow announced. The sports complex is on Bill Foster Memorial Highway (Arkansas Highway 321), across from Cabot Schools Academic Center of Excellence. “Construction is feverish and the final work... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
New idea on I-30 job earns fansPark Authority Board is scheduled to hold a special meeting by teleconference a
New idea on I-30 job earns fans
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Park Authority Board is scheduled to hold a special meeting by teleconference at 8:15 a.m. today to discuss what the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department calls the 30 Crossing project. The movement toward a potential compromise... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Highway 64 bridge to undergo inspectionCrews with the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department will alternate be
Highway 64 bridge to undergo inspection
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 5 days ago
Crews with the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department will alternate between closing lanes on Highway 64 near the Crawford-Franklin County border. Local highway crews will inspect a bridge, checking to see if there are any cracks or anything... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
VIDEOS: Transportation department unveils 3D models for I-30 corridor projectThe Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department on Tuesday released animated
VIDEOS: Transportation department unveils 3D models for I-30 corridor project
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department on Tuesday released animated, 3D videos to depict what could be in the future for the Interstate 30 corridor. Videos were made available ahead of the sixth public input meeting Tuesday as part of... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Consensus building for I-30 planbridge, the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) recognizes that our patrons
Consensus building for I-30 plan
Arkansas Times / Posted 5 days ago
bridge, the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) recognizes that our patrons have a wide range of opinions regarding the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department's 30 Crossing project. From our perspective in the River Market, the most... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
New Lane Closures In Interstate 49 Expansiongive workers ample space to do their job. A few miles south, concrete barriers
New Lane Closures In Interstate 49 Expansion
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 6 days ago
give workers ample space to do their job. A few miles south, concrete barriers have started being moved between 71B and Arkansas Highway 412. "That will continue to happen but it's a great sign of progress, it's the next phase," said Straessle.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
UALR tries again for grantfunds and says it will get $5 million in local matching dollars. The city has c
UALR tries again for grant
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
funds and says it will get $5 million in local matching dollars. The city has committed $1.5 million of that match, and the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has allotted $600,000 for the project. "We are still working on firming up... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Agency to scrap slip rampArkansas Highway and Transportation Department engineers have gone back to the
Agency to scrap slip ramp
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department engineers have gone back to the drawing board in their quest to improve access to Interstate 430 from Cantrell Road in west Little Rock. Out is the slip ramp they envisioned being built into the side of... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Feds propose new rules on measuring highway congestionin greenhouse gas emissions. Alternative transportation? Pollution? Reliable d
Feds propose new rules on measuring highway congestion
Arkansas Times / Posted 9 days ago
in greenhouse gas emissions. Alternative transportation? Pollution? Reliable data? What have these guys been smoking? The Arkansas Highway Department knows all it needs to know about measuring traffic. If you observe a few minutes of congestion at... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
On I-30's LR redo, 3-D set for publicThe Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department will unveil four alternative
On I-30's LR redo, 3-D set for public
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department will unveil four alternatives of what the Interstate 30 corridor through downtown Little Rock and North Little Rock might eventually look like at Tuesday's sixth public meeting on the $631.7 million... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
AHTD: I-49 construction requires "long-term" lane closures in Benton CountyConstruction along I-49 will require "long-term" lane closures in Benton County
AHTD: I-49 construction requires "long-term" lane closures in Benton County
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 11 days ago
Construction along I-49 will require "long-term" lane closures in Benton County, according to a release from the Arkansas Highway Transportation Department. Work will begin Thursday, April 21st, and continue until project completion. The department... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
TRAFFIC ALERT: Wreck blocks westbound lanes of I-30 in south Little Rock30 in south Little Rock were blocked Tuesday afternoon because of an accident i
TRAFFIC ALERT: Wreck blocks westbound lanes of I-30 in south Little Rock
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
30 in south Little Rock were blocked Tuesday afternoon because of an accident in the area, according to a tweet from the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department. The agency said about 4:35 p.m. that a detour was in place at Geyer Springs... Read more
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Cabot Star-Herald
CCB tells of “phenomenal” clean-up responseapproved third reading of Ordinance 1-2016, to rezone some property at Greyston
CCB tells of “phenomenal” clean-up response
Cabot Star-Herald / Posted 12 days ago
approved third reading of Ordinance 1-2016, to rezone some property at Greystone, south of Greystone Boulevard., east of Arkansas Highway 5, from R-1 (Single Family) To Planned Unit Development. Moore questioned the expansion because it would... Read more
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Cabot Star-Herald
60 years of the Cabot Starplans for a new city in the county, new highways and plans for a new jail. Jan
60 years of the Cabot Star
Cabot Star-Herald / Posted 12 days ago
plans for a new city in the county, new highways and plans for a new jail. Jan. 9, 1970: Interchange bid opening - The Arkansas Highway Commission will open bids Jan. 28 for four interchanges in Lonoke County on the new four-lane Highway 67... Read more
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Cabot Star-Herald
Quorum Court meeting agendawill meet in regular session, 6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 21, in the Courthouse
Quorum Court meeting agenda
Cabot Star-Herald / Posted 12 days ago
will meet in regular session, 6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 21, in the Courthouse Annex conference room, 212 N. Center St. (Arkansas Highway 31), Lonoke (across from the Lonoke County Courthouse). The Quorum Court Personnel Committee will meet 5:30... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
TRAFFIC ALERT: Fatal crash closes part of I-40I-40 west at exit 183 onto Highway 13 and then to Highway 70 after an accident
TRAFFIC ALERT: Fatal crash closes part of I-40
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
I-40 west at exit 183 onto Highway 13 and then to Highway 70 after an accident and vehicle fires occurred around 11 a.m., Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department spokesman Danny Straessle said. The westbound lanes were still closed right... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Fatal wreck shuts down traffic in Lonoke County(Lonoke county) due to injury accidents. Please avoid this area if possible Ac
Fatal wreck shuts down traffic in Lonoke County
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 12 days ago
(Lonoke county) due to injury accidents. Please avoid this area if possible According to the Arkansas State Police and the Arkansas Highway Transportation Department (AHTD), the shutdown is due to the crash and vehicle fires. Rubbernecking has also... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
I-40 wreck shuts down traffic in Lonoke County(Lonoke county) due to injury accidents. Please avoid this area if possible Ac
I-40 wreck shuts down traffic in Lonoke County
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 12 days ago
(Lonoke county) due to injury accidents. Please avoid this area if possible According to the Arkansas State Police and the Arkansas Highway Transportation Department (AHTD), the shutdown is due to the crash and vehicle fires. Rubbernecking has also... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
New Weigh Station Will Keep Truckers From Bypassing State LawALMA (KFSM) -- The Arkansas Highway Department received a nearly $1 million gra
New Weigh Station Will Keep Truckers From Bypassing State Law
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 13 days ago
ALMA (KFSM) -- The Arkansas Highway Department received a nearly $1 million grant to build a virtual weigh station on Highway 64 between Alma and Van Buren. Highway officials said they believe some semi-truck drivers are using the highway to bypass... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Agency redefines I-30 corridor alternative as 6-plus lanesThe Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department no longer has a 10-lane alte
Agency redefines I-30 corridor alternative as 6-plus lanes
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department no longer has a 10-lane alternative as part of its $630 million project to widen the Interstate 30 corridor through downtown Little Rock and North Little Rock. Instead, the department now has what... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
AHTD closes portion of I-49 in Benton CountyThe Arkansas Highway Department said part of Interstate 49 in Benton County wil
AHTD closes portion of I-49 in Benton County
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 15 days ago
The Arkansas Highway Department said part of Interstate 49 in Benton County will be closed Sunday morning. Workers will remove an overhead power line that spans I-49. The closures will take place in 15-minute intervals from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. between... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Lanes of U.S. 270 to close for workon U.S. 270, also called the Hot Springs Bypass, in Hot Springs will require te
Lanes of U.S. 270 to close for work
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
on U.S. 270, also called the Hot Springs Bypass, in Hot Springs will require temporary lane closures through May 4, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. The closure of the inside eastbound lane, which began Tuesday, will... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Days fleeting for 1931 span as time, rust take their tollfeet wide, leaving little room for error when two large trucks meet on it, said
Days fleeting for 1931 span as time, rust take their toll
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
feet wide, leaving little room for error when two large trucks meet on it, said Steve Lawrence, district engineer for the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department's office near Harrison. The Highway Department plans to build a new bridge... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Rogers accepts grant for Razorback Greenway improvementtime. Becknell said the city's $900,000 match for the project will come from s
Rogers accepts grant for Razorback Greenway improvement
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
time. Becknell said the city's $900,000 match for the project will come from sales tax revenue the city receives from the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department. The project should be completed by the end of the year, Becknell said. NW... Read more
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Cabot Star-Herald
Ward sees funding for new wastewater plantfor sidewalks in the next stage of Safe Routes to School have been delivered. D
Ward sees funding for new wastewater plant
Cabot Star-Herald / Posted 19 days ago
for sidewalks in the next stage of Safe Routes to School have been delivered. Depending on when a final meeting with Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department, “We are looking at … tearing up ground in the next week to 10... Read more
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Cabot Star-Herald
Holland Bottom Farm passes to the next generationArkansas Highway 321, Bill Foster Highway, with its thousands of cars each day,
Holland Bottom Farm passes to the next generation
Cabot Star-Herald / Posted 19 days ago
Arkansas Highway 321, Bill Foster Highway, with its thousands of cars each day, delivers a steady stream of customers to Holland Bottom Farms for locally famous strawberries in spring, and fresh vegetables the rest of the growing season. However, the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
No lane restriction planned for trucks on I-40 from Little Rock to Conwayright two lanes when the I-40 project between North Little Rock and Conway was
No lane restriction planned for trucks on I-40 from Little Rock to Conway
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
right two lanes when the I-40 project between North Little Rock and Conway was finished? We did, and the answer from the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department was something like ... don't know yet. Now we know. Unlike some other... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Agencies consider mergingthe region's designated Metropolitan Planning Organization since 1972. In that
Agencies consider merging
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
the region's designated Metropolitan Planning Organization since 1972. In that role, it works with local governments, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department and Rock Region Metro, according to the agency, "to determine transportation... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Repaving to shut lanes for 3 nights530 and Jefferson Parkway in White Hall will require overnight lane closures fo
Repaving to shut lanes for 3 nights
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
530 and Jefferson Parkway in White Hall will require overnight lane closures for three nights beginning today, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. The resurfacing will require an alternating lane closure starting with... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
All 3 lanes for trucks on I-40 legright two lanes when the I-40 project between North Little Rock and Conway was
All 3 lanes for trucks on I-40 leg
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
right two lanes when the I-40 project between North Little Rock and Conway was finished? We did, and the answer from the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department was something like ... don't know yet. Now we know. Unlike some other... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
11 Listens: Construction worsens traffic at I-430/30continuing on the weekend. Unfortunately, the Highway Department thinks things
11 Listens: Construction worsens traffic at I-430/30
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 23 days ago
continuing on the weekend. Unfortunately, the Highway Department thinks things will get worse. Danny Straessle with the Arkansas Highway Department said their work might make it bad now only to make it way better in the long run. “Anytime you... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
State unveils new route for proposed Old Wire move in Springdale265 to connect back to its original path north of Arkansas 264. Terry Tucker,
State unveils new route for proposed Old Wire move in Springdale
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
265 to connect back to its original path north of Arkansas 264. Terry Tucker, with the environmental division of the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department, said there are utilities, including a 36-inch water main and several sewer... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Famed Sherwood site empty after revampadding sewer services, Sherwood Mayor Virginia Young said Wednesday. The city i
Famed Sherwood site empty after revamp
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
adding sewer services, Sherwood Mayor Virginia Young said Wednesday. The city is now waiting on written approval from the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department to add a holding tank at one-tenth of the expense of installing a sewer line,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
River trail, bridge projects get Metroplan grantsPulaski County received $282,236 toward the project through Transportation Alte
River trail, bridge projects get Metroplan grants
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
Pulaski County received $282,236 toward the project through Transportation Alternative Program grants administered by the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department. Pulaski County officials want to widen the River Trail west from Two Rivers... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Little Rock to shed 12 billboards after 3 digital signs OK'dambient light -- a guideline adopted by many states. The advertising company w
Little Rock to shed 12 billboards after 3 digital signs OK'd
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
ambient light -- a guideline adopted by many states. The advertising company will still have to get approval from the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department to change the signs on I-630. When Lamar Advertising removes 12 of its signs,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
LR to shed 12 billboards after 3 digital signs OK'dambient light -- a guideline adopted by many states. The advertising company w
LR to shed 12 billboards after 3 digital signs OK'd
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
ambient light -- a guideline adopted by many states. The advertising company will still have to get approval from the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department to change the signs on I-630. When Lamar Advertising removes 12 of its signs,... Read more
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Cabot Star-Herald
West connection to I-40 in plansbetween Cabot and Jacksoville, Mayor Bill Cypert said Cabot needs to join Jacks
West connection to I-40 in plans
Cabot Star-Herald / Posted 26 days ago
between Cabot and Jacksoville, Mayor Bill Cypert said Cabot needs to join Jacksonville and other cities in calling for the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department to preserve the plans for an interchange at Coffelt Crossing. Cypert made his... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Ad firm proposes billboard removalis accepted at Tuesday's 6 p.m. board meeting at City Hall, Lamar Advertising w
Ad firm proposes billboard removal
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 28 days ago
is accepted at Tuesday's 6 p.m. board meeting at City Hall, Lamar Advertising would still have to gain approval from the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department before changing signs along I-630. That is because the interstate is in the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Planner from Miami offers thoughts on central Arkansas' I-30 projectto downtowns on both sides of the river has been a popular topic in central Ark
Planner from Miami offers thoughts on central Arkansas' I-30 project
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
to downtowns on both sides of the river has been a popular topic in central Arkansas over the past year. Opponents of the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department proposal have suggested a number of alternatives to the agency's plan for the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Truck bed for mulch, not peopleExit 127. On the east-facing abutments there are two Arkansas logos, one high a
Truck bed for mulch, not people
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
Exit 127. On the east-facing abutments there are two Arkansas logos, one high and one low. They are cattywampus. Does the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department approve of cattywampus? — Greenbrier Commuter Dear Green: Working for the... Read more
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Poinsett County Democrat Tribune
Highway department talks Poinsett County planshighway department's STIP report shows the projects expected for Poinsett Count
Highway department talks Poinsett County plans
Poinsett County Democrat Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
highway department's STIP report shows the projects expected for Poinsett County over the next five years. According to Arkansas Highway Commission Alec Farmer, around 80 percent of the funding in this STIP is for system preservation, which is a... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Transportation secretary decries damage freeways do to citiesShades of 30 Crossing and the vast swath of concrete the Arkansas highway depar
Transportation secretary decries damage freeways do to cities
Arkansas Times / Posted a month ago
Shades of 30 Crossing and the vast swath of concrete the Arkansas highway department wants to build through the heart of another wise re-emerging downtown Little Rock: The discussion comes recommended by several readers. Speaking of 30 Crossing:... Read more
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