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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas police plan crackdown on drunken driving during Fourth of July holidayin a statement. “The ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ campaign means zero toler
Arkansas police plan crackdown on drunken driving during Fourth of July holiday
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 19 hours ago
in a statement. “The ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ campaign means zero tolerance for drunk driving — no excuses.” The Arkansas Highway Safety Office encouraged holiday partiers to plan to have a designated driver or alternatively to use a taxi... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Alarm sounded on Highway Commission attendance at Metroplan meeting on wider freewaysLeslie Peacock reported yesterday on the Arkansas highway department's request
Alarm sounded on Highway Commission attendance at Metroplan meeting on wider freeways
Arkansas Times / Posted 20 hours ago
Leslie Peacock reported yesterday on the Arkansas highway department's request to Metroplan to lift the planning agency's six-lane cap on freeways in Central Arkansas. The road builders want a 10-lane freeway through the heart of Little Rock (12... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Metroplan asked to drop 6-lane limit for freewaysThe Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has formally asked the Metro
Metroplan asked to drop 6-lane limit for freeways
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has formally asked the Metroplan board of directors to grant the proposed Interstate 30 corridor project a waiver from its policy restricting central Arkansas freeways to six lanes. The restriction... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Work to Expand Arkansas 226, US 67 Speeds Toward August FinishA significant section of Arkansas 226 that connects Jonesboro to U.S. 67 will o
Work to Expand Arkansas 226, US 67 Speeds Toward August Finish
Arkansas Business / Posted yesterday
A significant section of Arkansas 226 that connects Jonesboro to U.S. 67 will open today, according to the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department. The eastern end that abuts Jonesboro will be open to four lane traffic, AHTD District 10... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Portion of JFK Boulevard to close for repair– Repairs to JFK Boulevard in North Little Rock will begin soon. According to
Portion of JFK Boulevard to close for repair
KTHV Little Rock / Posted yesterday
– Repairs to JFK Boulevard in North Little Rock will begin soon. According to a post on North Little Rock’s Facebook page, Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department now has all of the material needed to repair a failed culvert. On Sunday, JFK... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Hope to save bridge revived at Clarendonmayor said Wednesday. "It's still a long shot," Mayor James Stinson III said.
Hope to save bridge revived at Clarendon
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
mayor said Wednesday. "It's still a long shot," Mayor James Stinson III said. But Stinson said he was heartened by the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department's decision to withdraw a project to demolish and remove the 85-year-old bridge... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Bids in for two I-49 widening jobsof bids on two projects between Fayetteville and Bentonville worth $66.4 millio
Bids in for two I-49 widening jobs
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
of bids on two projects between Fayetteville and Bentonville worth $66.4 million. Assuming the contracts are awarded once Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department officials review the low bids, work on two projects will begin later this... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
June 23first of eight bridge piers would begin almost immediately after an estimated 1
June 23
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 2 days ago
first of eight bridge piers would begin almost immediately after an estimated 11-million-dollar contract is awarded Oct 28. Arkansas Highway Commission Chairman Wayne Hampton said his state's highway approach to the six-lane bridge would be ready... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Highway Department: Key parts of new Clarendon bridge installed upside down.The future of the old Highway 79 bridge at Clarendon is uncertain, but it's a g
Highway Department: Key parts of new Clarendon bridge installed upside down.
Arkansas Times / Posted 2 days ago
The future of the old Highway 79 bridge at Clarendon is uncertain, but it's a good thing the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department didn't jump the gun on demolishing it. That's because the new bridge at Clarendon — or at least the western... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
34 vie for LR district advisory board seatsDowntown Little Rock Partnership. • Norma Johnson, former Little Rock School B
34 vie for LR district advisory board seats
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Downtown Little Rock Partnership. • Norma Johnson, former Little Rock School Board member and permit technician for the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department. • Barclay Key, history professor at the University of Arkansas at Little... Read more
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Cabot Star-Herald
Resolutions, planning ahead at Cabot City Councilbe complete by first quarter of 2019, he said. Negotiations have been successf
Resolutions, planning ahead at Cabot City Council
Cabot Star-Herald / Posted 3 days ago
be complete by first quarter of 2019, he said. Negotiations have been successful in having the interchange connection with Arkansas Highways 38 and 367 built with four lanes with a turn lane, as well as curb, gutter and sidewalks, Cypert... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Court ruling spells doom for old Arkansas bridgenonprofit Friends of the Historic White River Bridge at Clarendon for a tempora
Court ruling spells doom for old Arkansas bridge
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
nonprofit Friends of the Historic White River Bridge at Clarendon for a temporary restraining order seeking to block the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department from moving forward with a project to demolish and remove the 85-year-old... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Court ruling spells doom for old spannonprofit Friends of the Historic White River Bridge at Clarendon for a tempora
Court ruling spells doom for old span
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
nonprofit Friends of the Historic White River Bridge at Clarendon for a temporary restraining order seeking to block the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department from moving forward with a project to demolish and remove the 85-year-old... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Horseback riders seek safe crossingexisting one, there will be enough room underneath for a horse trail, said Mary
Horseback riders seek safe crossing
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
existing one, there will be enough room underneath for a horse trail, said Mary Pearson, an environmental analyst with the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department. "We will look at options for it to go underneath the bridge if it's built to... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
LaHarpe closures continue for workthe Robinson Center in downtown Little Rock will continue to require lane closu
LaHarpe closures continue for work
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
the Robinson Center in downtown Little Rock will continue to require lane closures on a section of LaHarpe Boulevard, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. The work will require closing the eastbound lanes of LaHarpe, also... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
430 crews installing fiber opticsoptic cables and other stuff, but not on a major artery. What the heck? -- Befu
430 crews installing fiber optics
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
optic cables and other stuff, but not on a major artery. What the heck? -- Befuddled on the By-Pass Dear By-Pass: The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said you are absolutely correct. Ritter Communications in Jonesboro is laying... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
U.S. 270 Bridge Closed in Grant Co.COUNTY, Ark. - A bridge on U.S. 270 in Grant County between Sheridan and Pine B
U.S. 270 Bridge Closed in Grant Co.
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 7 days ago
COUNTY, Ark. - A bridge on U.S. 270 in Grant County between Sheridan and Pine Bluff was closed on Friday, according to the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department. The bridge is east of Center Grove. A tractor-trailer crash damaged the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
49 work to close lanes for 5 nightswork will require overnight lane closures on Interstate 49 in Springdale for fi
49 work to close lanes for 5 nights
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
work will require overnight lane closures on Interstate 49 in Springdale for five nights beginning Sunday, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. Removal of a temporary concrete barrier wall and the placement of... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Maintenance work scheduled for new bridge prior to demolition of old bridgeTraffic patterns in Pocahontas will change dramatically starting this summer.
Maintenance work scheduled for new bridge prior to demolition of old bridge
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 8 days ago
Traffic patterns in Pocahontas will change dramatically starting this summer. On July 5, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department will begin the demolition process for the old Highway 67 Bridge in Pocahontas. A new bridge will be... Read more
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Benton Courier
Annual inspection event nets 1,843 violations, 1 DWItrucking industry in Arkansas and know well these drivers are among the best in
Annual inspection event nets 1,843 violations, 1 DWI
Benton Courier / Posted 8 days ago
trucking industry in Arkansas and know well these drivers are among the best in the country,” said Maj. Jay Thompson of the Arkansas Highway Police. “This annual event is just a highlight of what we do every day to help keep Arkansas highways... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Residents complain about bridge under constructionThe Arkansas Highway Department is working on expanding Highway 412 and buildin
Residents complain about bridge under construction
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 9 days ago
The Arkansas Highway Department is working on expanding Highway 412 and building a bridge in Springdale to make the connection, but it's where they are placing the bridge that has some neighbors upset. "We moved to a rural part of Springdale where... Read more
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Cabot Star-Herald
Police, fire and sheriff reportsharassment reports; 18 Welfare Checks/Suspicious Persons/Vehicles. Accident Re
Police, fire and sheriff reports
Cabot Star-Herald / Posted 9 days ago
harassment reports; 18 Welfare Checks/Suspicious Persons/Vehicles. Accident Reports: Southhaven Drive, South Pine Street, Arkansas Highway 321, two on West Main Street, and two on South Rockwood Road. Laci Hardy, 21, second-degree Forgery –... Read more
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Cabot Star-Herald
Lonoke County Quorum Court meeting agendawill meet in regular session, 6:30 p.m., Thursday, June 16, in the Courthouse A
Lonoke County Quorum Court meeting agenda
Cabot Star-Herald / Posted 10 days ago
will meet in regular session, 6:30 p.m., Thursday, June 16, in the Courthouse Annex conference room, 212 N. Center St. (Arkansas Highway 31), Lonoke (across from the Lonoke County Courthouse). Prior to the Quorum Court meeting, the Quorum Court... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Flood warnings issued for 2 Arkansas rivers; high water closes portions of roadsabove its flood stage, according to the weather service. Flooding also caused
Flood warnings issued for 2 Arkansas rivers; high water closes portions of roads
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
above its flood stage, according to the weather service. Flooding also caused highway closures in southern Arkansas. The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department on Tuesday said that Arkansas 275 in Union County near Strong is closed... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Annual look at big rigs' safety pulls 149 vehicles, 67 driversMore than one in five commercial trucks inspected last week by the Arkansas Hig
Annual look at big rigs' safety pulls 149 vehicles, 67 drivers
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
More than one in five commercial trucks inspected last week by the Arkansas Highway Police had violations severe enough for authorities to pull them off the road pending repairs, according to the state Highway and Transportation Department. Police... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
30 project draws 1,400 commentsare preliminary and it will take into next week to weed out duplicative comment
30 project draws 1,400 comments
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
are preliminary and it will take into next week to weed out duplicative comments, said Danny Straessle, a spokesman for the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department. The comments were generated since the department held its sixth public... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Road in Springdale to face traffic stops412 bypass will require traffic stops on Wagon Wheel Road in Springdale for 15-
Road in Springdale to face traffic stops
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
412 bypass will require traffic stops on Wagon Wheel Road in Springdale for 15-minute periods on Wednesday and Friday, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. The work was scheduled to be completed today but was extended because... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Ramp inspection shuts I-30 exit laneexit ramp from Interstate 30 to Interstate 440 eastbound in Little Rock will re
Ramp inspection shuts I-30 exit lane
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
exit ramp from Interstate 30 to Interstate 440 eastbound in Little Rock will require a temporary lane closure today, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. The outside lane will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., weather... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Lettersthis, but its design and function are now past their prime and it’s more taxed
Letters
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
this, but its design and function are now past their prime and it’s more taxed and dangerous than it needs to be. The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department and Metroplan commissioned a study that concluded I-30 warranted improvements,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
69 corridor still priority in Arkansas, officials saywill cost an estimated $30 billion to complete. The Arkansas portion is estimat
69 corridor still priority in Arkansas, officials say
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
will cost an estimated $30 billion to complete. The Arkansas portion is estimated to cost $3 billion, according to the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department. So far though, work on the route has been relatively modest: • Nearly $200... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Spanning historyin the United States because it's so old for its type." Before working at Hist
Spanning history
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
in the United States because it's so old for its type." Before working at Historic Preservation, Scoggin worked for the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department in the historic bridge program. He was, he says, a salesman. "It's hard being... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Queen Elizabeth II and family mark 90th birthday with paradeson remains in "very grave" condition in the hospital with serious head injurie
Queen Elizabeth II and family mark 90th birthday with parade
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 14 days ago
son remains in "very grave" condition in the hospital with serious head injuries. Snake stuns woman driving on Arkansas highwaySnake stuns woman driving on Arkansas highway An Arkansas woman managed to keep her cool and avoid a crash... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
BREAKING: Speedway police investigate shootingson remains in "very grave" condition in the hospital with serious head injurie
BREAKING: Speedway police investigate shooting
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 14 days ago
son remains in "very grave" condition in the hospital with serious head injuries. Snake stuns woman driving on Arkansas highwaySnake stuns woman driving on Arkansas highway An Arkansas woman managed to keep her cool and avoid a crash... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
RV riders' rules sparse in state lawbuckled in, walk around, cook, quaff -- we consulted two veteran law enforcemen
RV riders' rules sparse in state law
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
buckled in, walk around, cook, quaff -- we consulted two veteran law enforcement officers. They are Ron Burks, chief of the Arkansas Highway Police, and Capt. Carl Minden of the Pulaski County sheriff's office. Do passengers in an RV have to be... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Forbes releases list of richest residents in 50 statesson remains in "very grave" condition in the hospital with serious head injurie
Forbes releases list of richest residents in 50 states
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 14 days ago
son remains in "very grave" condition in the hospital with serious head injuries. Snake stuns woman driving on Arkansas highwaySnake stuns woman driving on Arkansas highway An Arkansas woman managed to keep her cool and avoid a crash... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
UPDATE: 'The Voice' contestant Christina Grimmie has died after being shot at concert venueshared photos of an epic battle between a bald eagle and a Canada Goose near Va
UPDATE: 'The Voice' contestant Christina Grimmie has died after being shot at concert venue
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 14 days ago
shared photos of an epic battle between a bald eagle and a Canada Goose near Vancouver. Snake stuns woman driving on Arkansas highwaySnake stuns woman driving on Arkansas highway An Arkansas woman managed to keep her cool and avoid a crash... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
I-30 public comment period to end at midnight-- Your chance to weigh in officially on the new I-30 crossing plans is almost
I-30 public comment period to end at midnight
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 14 days ago
-- Your chance to weigh in officially on the new I-30 crossing plans is almost over. It's been a hot topic since the Arkansas Highway Department released plans to expand it in April. Friday, June 10 is the last day you can submit your... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Big rigs, drivers put through annual safety lookinternational inspection program that looks for safety violations on big rigs.
Big rigs, drivers put through annual safety look
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
international inspection program that looks for safety violations on big rigs. In a small area off the interstate were Arkansas Highway Police officers, their vehicles and equipment set up to inspect randomly selected trucks before allowing... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Big rigs, drivers put through pacesinternational inspection program that looks for safety violations on big rigs.
Big rigs, drivers put through paces
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
international inspection program that looks for safety violations on big rigs. In a small area off the interstate were Arkansas Highway Police officers, their vehicles and equipment set up to inspect randomly selected trucks before allowing... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
International Road Check UnderwayARKANSAS - The 2016 International Road Check is officially underway. It's a pa
International Road Check Underway
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 17 days ago
ARKANSAS - The 2016 International Road Check is officially underway. It's a partnership between Arkansas Highway Police and the Arkansas Trucking Association. During the three day event, state highway inspectors will conduct compliance, enforcement... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Work to shut lanes of westbound I-40replacement work on westbound lanes of Interstate 40 will mean nightly lane clo
Work to shut lanes of westbound I-40
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
replacement work on westbound lanes of Interstate 40 will mean nightly lane closures in Pulaski County beginning today, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. The work — previously scheduled to begin late last month — was delayed... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
I-30 Renovation Plan Cuts Parkingwithout a few hundred parking spaces in Downtown Little Rock would look like, a
I-30 Renovation Plan Cuts Parking
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 19 days ago
without a few hundred parking spaces in Downtown Little Rock would look like, after a major interstate renovation. The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) recently announced hundreds of parking spaces underneath and around... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Rainfall Causes Northeast Arkansas Highways to FloodRainfall over the last 24 hours has caused flooding on highways to the north an
Rainfall Causes Northeast Arkansas Highways to Flood
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 19 days ago
Rainfall over the last 24 hours has caused flooding on highways to the north and east of Little Rock. According to the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department, the overflow of the Cache River has caused high waters to affect Highway 37... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
High water closes part of highway in 2 countiesof the road were blocked off due to high water along Highway 37 in Jackson and
High water closes part of highway in 2 counties
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 19 days ago
of the road were blocked off due to high water along Highway 37 in Jackson and Independence County. According to the Arkansas Highway Department, the recent rain in the area has caused the Cache River to overflow onto Highway 37 east of... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Overnight lane closures set for I-49Construction workers will be conducting overnight lane closures between mile ma
Overnight lane closures set for I-49
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 19 days ago
Construction workers will be conducting overnight lane closures between mile markers 68 and 72, the Arkansas Highway Department said. Crews will refresh the pavement on I-49 by grinding 2-4 inches into the road and then overlaying it with new... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Arkansas road crews to close lanes on I-40 to improve roadNORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas highway crews will close lanes on Inter
Arkansas road crews to close lanes on I-40 to improve road
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 21 days ago
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas highway crews will close lanes on Interstate 40 between North Little Rock and Morgan during the overnight hours next week so they can replace asphalt. The work had been scheduled for this week but was canceled... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas road crews to close lanes on I-40 to improve roadNORTH LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas highway crews will close lanes on Interstate 40 be
Arkansas road crews to close lanes on I-40 to improve road
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
NORTH LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas highway crews will close lanes on Interstate 40 between North Little Rock and Morgan during the overnight hours next week so they can replace asphalt. The work had been scheduled for this week but was canceled because of... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Arkansas road crews to close lanes on I-40 for improvementsNORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas highway crews will close lanes on Inter
Arkansas road crews to close lanes on I-40 for improvements
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 21 days ago
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas highway crews will close lanes on Interstate 40 between North Little Rock and Morgan during the overnight hours next week so they can replace asphalt. The work had been scheduled for this week but was canceled... Read more
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The Helena Daily World
Joe Willie Washington Jr.was a member of the Central High School Class of 1980. After high school, he en
Joe Willie Washington Jr.
The Helena Daily World / Posted 21 days ago
was a member of the Central High School Class of 1980. After high school, he enrolled in the Army. He later worked for the Arkansas Highway Department until his health failed. Joe departed this life May 26, 2016. He was preceded in death by his... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Highway Department to Study Possible Toll EffectsLITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Arkansas Highway Department has received the green ligh
Highway Department to Study Possible Toll Effects
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 22 days ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Arkansas Highway Department has received the green light to look into a way to help with bumper to bumper traffic during peak rush hours on interstates, but it could cost drivers. The department will begin studying the... Read more
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