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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Skiing OK in river? Yes, but ...to turn into a sinkhole before it's repaired? -- Anxious Norman Dear Norman: W
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted an hour ago
to turn into a sinkhole before it's repaired? -- Anxious Norman Dear Norman: We have a response from District 6 of the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department. District 6 is aware of the dip in the road. (We feel a joke coming on. Must... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Road work set on 2 Benton County highways279 and Arkansas 94 in Benton County will require a series of alternating lane
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 hours ago
279 and Arkansas 94 in Benton County will require a series of alternating lane closings for four days beginning Monday, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. The lane closings on Arkansas 279 between Centerton and Hiwasse will... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Lanes to close for work on U.S. 67/167work on U.S. 67/167 in Pulaski and Lonoke counties will require another round o
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 hours ago
work on U.S. 67/167 in Pulaski and Lonoke counties will require another round of lane closures beginning Sunday, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. At the same time, work on the highway's frontage roads, T.P. White and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
2 crashes stall interstate travel in downtown Little Rock, North Little Rock at rush hourin central Arkansas have reopened after wrecks shut down traffic for about 40 m
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 hours ago
in central Arkansas have reopened after wrecks shut down traffic for about 40 minutes during rush hour Friday evening, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation said. In advisories sent minutes apart, the agency said the closures at Broadway in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Workers cool it as heat flickers near 100; heat advisory blankets stateforced some workers to change their schedules to take advantage of cooler tempe
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
forced some workers to change their schedules to take advantage of cooler temperatures in early morning and evening hours. Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department spokesman Danny Straessle said road repair crews will adjust their work times... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
AHTD plans to widen Highway 49Since the early 1990’s, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted yesterday
Since the early 1990’s, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has worked to widen Highway 49 and now, they are moving forward with continuing that project. “We developed Highway 49, making it five lanes from 412 to 69,” said Brad... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
AHTD plans to widen Highway 49Since the early 1990’s, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted yesterday
Since the early 1990’s, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has worked to widen Highway 49 and now, they are moving forward with continuing that project. “We developed Highway 49, making it five lanes from 412 to 69,” said Brad... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
$67.7M low bid for contract to rebuild portion of Arkansas interstateunder a contract for which a low bid worth $67.7 million was opened Wednesday.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
under a contract for which a low bid worth $67.7 million was opened Wednesday. It was among 57 projects on which the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department opened low bids worth $139.4 million, including repaving a 61-mile section of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas agency increases hazard rating for train crossing after couple killed in wreckBONO — The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has increased the haz
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
BONO — The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has increased the hazard rating for a train crossing after the recent deaths of a couple whose car was struck by a train. ATHD Railroad Crossing Coordinator Steve Weston told The Jonesboro... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Are Arkansas roads the worst in the nation?asking each person to list a couple of priorities that they think exists,” said
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 3 days ago
asking each person to list a couple of priorities that they think exists,” said Danny Straessle, spokesperson for the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department. The survey goes on to ask how would you like to pay for those priorities,... Read more
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eTrucker
Presenting logs with ELDs at roadsideat roadside, particularly if no obvious issues with hours regulations complianc
eTrucker / Posted 3 days ago
at roadside, particularly if no obvious issues with hours regulations compliance are noted. Maj. Jay Thompson of the Arkansas Highway Police expressed a measure of uncertainty as to the full extent of display reliance, but speculated... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Work on U.S. 79 to shut lanes todayWork on U.S. 79 south of Pine Bluff will require alternating lane closings toda
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Work on U.S. 79 south of Pine Bluff will require alternating lane closings today and Wednesday, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. Replacing a concrete culvert will require the alternating lane closings from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Paving will affect Arkansas 72 laneson Interstate 49 in Bentonville will require daytime lane closings on Arkansas
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
on Interstate 49 in Bentonville will require daytime lane closings on Arkansas 72 for one week beginning Wednesday, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. Crews laying pavement will require eastbound and westbound lanes of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
49 lanes to close for work on bridgeclosing all southbound lanes for multiple 15-minute periods overnight beginning
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
closing all southbound lanes for multiple 15-minute periods overnight beginning Wednesday and lasting into next week, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. The brief, periodic lane closings between Wagon Wheel Road in... Read more
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Benton Courier
Lane closures expected this week on U.S. 70According to the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department, lane closures
Benton Courier / Posted 4 days ago
According to the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department, lane closures are expected beginning Tuesday on U.S. 70 from State Highway 88 to 10 Mile Road as crews continue to widen the roadway. The closure will occur Tuesday through Friday from... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
U.S. 49 widening state-meeting topicThe Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department will hold a public meeting T
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department will hold a public meeting Thursday to present and discuss the plans to widen U.S. 49 to five lanes from Arkansas 135 to Greene County Road 845 in Paragould. The meeting will be held from 4-7 p.m.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Agency seeks 5-lane bypass for JonesboroJONESBORO — Pauline Rickman will be happy when the Arkansas Highway and Transpo
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
JONESBORO — Pauline Rickman will be happy when the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department widens Commerce Drive in eastern Jonesboro as part of an eastern bypass project and takes her front yard. “I’ve got 4 acres,” said Rickman, who lives... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Mayor Bob McCaslin Says Bonds Spent on Bentonville Resources Show Crystal Clear Effectsand integrity. What’s the next big infrastructure project for Bentonville? Th
Arkansas Business / Posted 5 days ago
and integrity. What’s the next big infrastructure project for Bentonville? The partnership Bentonville has with the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department and Wal-Mart for the construction of Eighth Street from Interstate 49 to SW I... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Lot-rent plans revive debate in FayettevilleFayetteville, campus is within walking distance. About 26,000 cars pass by on C
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
Fayetteville, campus is within walking distance. About 26,000 cars pass by on College Avenue every day, according to the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department. One of the deals that fell through was with Starbucks, which decided there... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Wheelchair lacks gear for streetsa yield sign would have the right of way. Please correct me if I'm wrong. -- Su
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
a yield sign would have the right of way. Please correct me if I'm wrong. -- Susan Dear Susan: Danny Straessle of the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department answers this way: The yield sign is about 400 feet south of the driveway into... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
30 lanes to close for repaving workwork on Interstate 30 in Little Rock will require a series of overnight lane cl
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
work on Interstate 30 in Little Rock will require a series of overnight lane closings for four nights beginning Sunday, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. The closings, which will depend on the weather, include: • Two inside... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
30 bridge work to delay motoriststhe Red River in Miller County will require a lane shift that is expected to ca
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
the Red River in Miller County will require a lane shift that is expected to cause significant traffic delays today, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. Crews will move eastbound traffic onto the newly constructed bridge in... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Man killed in 3-vehicle crash in Cross Co.who was driving a 2012 Nissan Altima, was stopped behind a 2007 Peterbilt tract
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 8 days ago
who was driving a 2012 Nissan Altima, was stopped behind a 2007 Peterbilt tractor-trailer due to road maintenance on Arkansas Highway 1 near Cross County Road 212 around 10:30 a.m. According to ASP, a 2015 GMC Sierra driven by 24-year-old... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Road work brings traffic to a standstillDirector Jeff Presley. He says police are urging motorists to avoid this area,
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 10 days ago
Director Jeff Presley. He says police are urging motorists to avoid this area, at least for a “couple more days.” The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department is resurfacing parts of Highway 18 Southwest and Highland Drives. Presley... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Road plan subject of Jonesboro eventThe Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department will hold a public meeting t
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department will hold a public meeting today in Jonesboro to discuss plans to extend Commerce Drive from Interstate 555 to U.S. 49 in Jonesboro. The meeting will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Lane on U.S. 70 to close for pavingWork on a section of U.S. 70 in Garland County will require lanes to be closed
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
Work on a section of U.S. 70 in Garland County will require lanes to be closed for three days beginning today, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. Paving crews will require the eastbound lane to be closed on a 1-mile section... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Railroad crossing debate continuesor keep it open? According to Blytheville Mayor James Sanders, the city was ap
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 11 days ago
or keep it open? According to Blytheville Mayor James Sanders, the city was approached by Burlington Northern Santa Fe and Arkansas highway officials back in November. Sanders said the organizations had safety concerns about the railroad crossing... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Blytheville improving street lightssafe. Jefferson also said it’s a project that will take four phases to complet
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 11 days ago
safe. Jefferson also said it’s a project that will take four phases to complete. "We're partnering with Entergy and the Arkansas Highway Department to replace these,” he said. “We're looking at either some brighter lighting, sodium high pressure... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Coordination leads agenda of ride giversthat provide transportation, often called para-transit, said Greg Nation, publi
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
that provide transportation, often called para-transit, said Greg Nation, public transportation administrator for the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department. "We include all transit providers because we are looking to maximize... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Curiosity about new highway paved road to loveand public school administration. He taught in schools in White and Faulkner co
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
and public school administration. He taught in schools in White and Faulkner counties and then went to work with the Arkansas Highway Department. In 1982, he and Avanelle moved back to Greenbrier and now live about three-quarters of a mile... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Why? Well 440 doesn't tie to 2 'I's'the answer. Because, he said, without air all the footballs would be flat. Nat
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
the answer. Because, he said, without air all the footballs would be flat. Naturally, we went to the grand viziers of the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department for the answer. Sit down, hold onto your hat and here we go. Arkansas 440... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Man killed in two-vehicle crashwas killed in the crash, according to Arkansas State Police. Just before 4 p.m
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 14 days ago
was killed in the crash, according to Arkansas State Police. Just before 4 p.m., Vaulner was riding in a 2005 Chrysler on Arkansas Highway 230 west of Strawberry when the vehicle attempted to make a left turn into a private drive. ASP stated the... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Job Alert forwant someone who knows the rules and regulations of the U.S. Postal Service. T
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 15 days ago
want someone who knows the rules and regulations of the U.S. Postal Service. The job pays between $26-45,000 a year. The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department is hiring for a Contract Auditor. You would be responsible for auditing and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Fayetteville work to shut street laneson College and South School avenues in Fayetteville will require a series of ov
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
on College and South School avenues in Fayetteville will require a series of overnight lane closings through July 14, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. College and South School avenues, which are part of U.S. 71B, will be... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas 355 job limits bridge loads355 in Nevada County will require restricting traffic to vehicles weighing less
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
355 in Nevada County will require restricting traffic to vehicles weighing less than 20,000 pounds through July 20, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. Arkansas 355 will be closed to traffic bearing loads exceeding 20,000... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Public meeting set for road extension proposalnews release, AHTD stated a public meeting will take place concerning plans to
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 16 days ago
news release, AHTD stated a public meeting will take place concerning plans to extend Commerce Drive from Interstate 555 to Arkansas Highway 49 in Jonesboro. Those attending will be able to view displays, ask questions, and offer comments in an... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas 72 lanes now closed nightlywill require overnight lane closings on Arkansas 72 beginning today and lasting
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
will require overnight lane closings on Arkansas 72 beginning today and lasting, with some exceptions, through July 28, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. The work on the Arkansas 72 overpass will require eastbound and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Northwest Arkansas cities approach transportation plans in their own waysuch a system to the 71B corridor in Northwest Arkansas. Consultants also can
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
such a system to the 71B corridor in Northwest Arkansas. Consultants also can help provide the data necessary to convince Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department officials that major changes are needed on a roadway. How much a city can... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Firms apply for 30 Crossing workinfrastructure firms. The attraction was evident in the roster of companies th
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
infrastructure firms. The attraction was evident in the roster of companies that responded by Friday's deadline to the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department's request for qualifications from firms interested in designing and building... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
227-ton transformer completes 2-day tripSILOAM SPRINGS -- The heaviest load ever permitted to travel on an Arkansas hig
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
SILOAM SPRINGS -- The heaviest load ever permitted to travel on an Arkansas highway arrived at its destination Friday with 15 minutes to spare. The 1 million-pound transport was permitted to travel 56 miles over two days, only between 9 a.m. and 3... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Strides made with bridge repairsWork continues on the Harrisburg Road overpass in Jonesboro. Crews with the Ar
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 21 days ago
Work continues on the Harrisburg Road overpass in Jonesboro. Crews with the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department have been working in shifts around the clock to repair damage done in an accident on Tuesday. District Engineer Brad Smithee... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Strides made with bridge repairsWork continues on the Harrisburg Road overpass in Jonesboro. Crews with the Ar
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 21 days ago
Work continues on the Harrisburg Road overpass in Jonesboro. Crews with the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department have been working in shifts around the clock to repair damage done in an accident on Tuesday. District Engineer Brad Smithee... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Little Rock man dead, 1 hurt in crash involving 2 tractor-trailers, state police sayA 65-year-old man died after the tractor-trailer he was driving veered off an A
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
A 65-year-old man died after the tractor-trailer he was driving veered off an Arkansas highway and hit the flatbed trailer of a stopped 18-wheeler, state police said. The two-vehicle wreck happened around 7:20 p.m. Monday as Vernon L. Short of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Broadway Bridge walkway opens to pedestrian trafficPedestrian access on the Broadway Bridge has opened on the span’s east side, ac
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
Pedestrian access on the Broadway Bridge has opened on the span’s east side, according to the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department. The agency said in a tweet around 2:30 p.m. that the walkway had opened “just moments ago” across the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
'Superload' draws spectatorschosen mainly to avoid bridges that might not be able to withstand the weight,
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
chosen mainly to avoid bridges that might not be able to withstand the weight, said Danny Straessle, a spokesman for the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department. The department often grants permits for "heavy loads," but this "superload"... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
NEA Humane Society at capacityanimals from everywhere. “We’re getting them from all over the place,” Shepher
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 22 days ago
animals from everywhere. “We’re getting them from all over the place,” Shepherd said. “We had a really nice woman from the Arkansas Highway Department that brought us two puppies just yesterday. We have law enforcement that find them at abandoned... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
NEA Humane Society at capacityanimals from everywhere. “We’re getting them from all over the place,” Shepher
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 22 days ago
animals from everywhere. “We’re getting them from all over the place,” Shepherd said. “We had a really nice woman from the Arkansas Highway Department that brought us two puppies just yesterday. We have law enforcement that find them at abandoned... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Project widens highway to five lanesroad projects will eventually meet and help streamline traffic from Batesville
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 22 days ago
road projects will eventually meet and help streamline traffic from Batesville to Cave City, officials said Thursday. The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department are widening Highway 167, adding a center turning lane and an additional north... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Traffic is moving on Harrisburg Road overpassoverpass in Jonesboro. But this doesn’t mean motorists shouldn’t use caution i
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 22 days ago
overpass in Jonesboro. But this doesn’t mean motorists shouldn’t use caution in these areas. District Engineer with the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department, District 10 in Northeast Arkansas Brad Smithee said the situation is better,... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Traffic is moving on Harrisburg Road overpassoverpass in Jonesboro. But this doesn’t mean motorists shouldn’t use caution i
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 22 days ago
overpass in Jonesboro. But this doesn’t mean motorists shouldn’t use caution in these areas. District Engineer with the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department, District 10 in Northeast Arkansas Brad Smithee said the situation is better,... Read more
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