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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Critics see transportation department lagging as cities push walkable streetshour off of vehicle speeds. College Avenue also is a state highway, meaning an
Critics see transportation department lagging as cities push walkable streets
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 20 hours ago
hour off of vehicle speeds. College Avenue also is a state highway, meaning any change requires the green light from the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department. The department decided a joint project to add wider sidewalks to both sides... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
49 lanes to close 5 nights for workon Interstate 49 in Johnson will require another series of overnight lane closu
49 lanes to close 5 nights for work
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 22 hours ago
on Interstate 49 in Johnson will require another series of overnight lane closures for five days beginning today, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. Beginning today, the inside and outside lanes of I-49 between the Clear... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas lawmaker takes on 'road gators'Association and the Tire Retread and Repair Information Bureau to be present by
Arkansas lawmaker takes on 'road gators'
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 22 hours ago
Association and the Tire Retread and Repair Information Bureau to be present by conference call and top officials from the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department and the Arkansas State Police to appear in person at the meeting Friday. The... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
On street design, city pressing state to bendper hour off vehicle speeds. College Avenue also is a state highway, meaning a
On street design, city pressing state to bend
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 22 hours ago
per hour off vehicle speeds. College Avenue also is a state highway, meaning any change requires the green light from the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department. The department decided a joint project to add wider sidewalks to both sides... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Visitors want memories, so future bright, state's tourism chief saysRiver and Pinnacle Mountain State Park are complemented by more man-made recrea
Visitors want memories, so future bright, state's tourism chief says
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
River and Pinnacle Mountain State Park are complemented by more man-made recreation options such as the stretches of Arkansas highway that have become popular with motorcycle enthusiasts because of their proximity to natural... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Lawmaker takes on 'road gators'Association and the Tire Retread and Repair Information Bureau to be present by
Lawmaker takes on 'road gators'
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
Association and the Tire Retread and Repair Information Bureau to be present by conference call and top officials from the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department and the Arkansas State Police to appear in person at the meeting Friday. The... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Work on I-540 requires overnight lane closure on July 24Ark. - Southbound traffic on I-540 to State Highway 225 is expected to have an
Work on I-540 requires overnight lane closure on July 24
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 2 days ago
Ark. - Southbound traffic on I-540 to State Highway 225 is expected to have an overnight lane closure on Sunday, July 24. Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department officials state the ramp carrying traffic southbound I-540 to State Highway... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
PHOTOS: 5-vehicle wreck shuts down part of I-30, agency saysdeveloping story. One lane of westbound traffic has opened on I-30 after a fiv
PHOTOS: 5-vehicle wreck shuts down part of I-30, agency says
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
developing story. One lane of westbound traffic has opened on I-30 after a five-vehicle wreck Wednesday afternoon, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. An Arkansas Online reporter is headed to the wreck. Check back for... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
TRAFFIC ALERT: 5-vehicle wreck shuts down part of I-30, agency saysOne lane of westbound traffic has opened on I-30 after a five-vehicle wreck Thu
TRAFFIC ALERT: 5-vehicle wreck shuts down part of I-30, agency says
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
One lane of westbound traffic has opened on I-30 after a five-vehicle wreck Thursday afternoon, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. An Arkansas Online reporter is headed to the wreck. Check back for updates on this developing... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Metroplan advisers put off vote on AHTD's request for 6-lane waiverThat is the day after the public comment period, which runs July 24 to Aug. 23.
Metroplan advisers put off vote on AHTD's request for 6-lane waiver
Arkansas Times / Posted 4 days ago
That is the day after the public comment period, which runs July 24 to Aug. 23. Most of RPAC's members are opposed to the Arkansas Highway and Transportation's widening plan, which would replace the I-30 bridge and widen the road to between 10 and... Read more
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Cabot Star-Herald
I-30 Town Hall to be this Thursdaya town hall meeting at 7 p.m. this Thursday, July 21, at the Arkansas National
I-30 Town Hall to be this Thursday
Cabot Star-Herald / Posted 6 days ago
a town hall meeting at 7 p.m. this Thursday, July 21, at the Arkansas National Guard Armory, 103 Commerce Park Drive. The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department will have representatives to provide information and answer questions... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
New bridge imperils 2 businessesbusy for now, untouched by the construction. But its days are numbered as the p
New bridge imperils 2 businesses
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
busy for now, untouched by the construction. But its days are numbered as the parking lot for the deli has long been in the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department's right of way, which is needed for the project. "Even the construction... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Ralph Vines on Paving the Road to Success with Good Decisionsprojects resulting from environmental damage. Kesser International most recent
Ralph Vines on Paving the Road to Success with Good Decisions
Arkansas Business / Posted 7 days ago
projects resulting from environmental damage. Kesser International most recently was in the news for its repair of Arkansas Highway 23, the famed Pig Trail Scenic Byway in northwest Arkansas. Your parents were contractors. What did you... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Retain the Cantrell Road/I-30 interchangeThe Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) has proposed making a
Retain the Cantrell Road/I-30 interchange
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) has proposed making a number of changes to the I-30 corridor that runs from Interstate 40 to Interstate 530. Because the "30 Crossing" project implicates numerous interests and considerations,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Troopers' presence a beer thingnear Russellville, having previously consumed two large cups of coffee. The dis
Troopers' presence a beer thing
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
near Russellville, having previously consumed two large cups of coffee. The disappointment was, um, palpable. Since the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department operates the rest stops, we went there for the full skinny, courtesy of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Maintenance set on Grant County span270 that crosses the Derriseaux Creek in Grant County will require a lane closu
Maintenance set on Grant County span
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
270 that crosses the Derriseaux Creek in Grant County will require a lane closure beginning Tuesday and lasting a week, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. The westbound lane will be closed beginning at 8 a.m. Tuesday and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Rail-crossing fix set for AshdownCounty seat that is targeted for safety improvements. The improvements are the
Rail-crossing fix set for Ashdown
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
County seat that is targeted for safety improvements. The improvements are the product of a long-running study by the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department of the city's railroad crossings, which totaled nine at one time. The Federal... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Work on I-30 bridge to require lane closure early Thursdayover the Arkansas River between Little Rock and North Little Rock will require
Work on I-30 bridge to require lane closure early Thursday
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
over the Arkansas River between Little Rock and North Little Rock will require an early-morning lane closure Thursday, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. The outside westbound lane on the bridge will be closed from 4 a.m. to... Read more
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Paris Express
Higham, Coffer charged with escapeFranklin, Johnson and Sebastian County Sheriff’s Offices, Arkansas Game and Fis
Higham, Coffer charged with escape
Paris Express / Posted 11 days ago
Franklin, Johnson and Sebastian County Sheriff’s Offices, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, Arkansas State Police, Arkansas Highway Police, Arkansas State Park Rangers, U.S. Marshal’s Service, Arkansas Department of Corrections, the Office... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
State highway department: Get a designated driver while playing 'Pokemon Go'The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has a message for “Pokemon G
State highway department: Get a designated driver while playing 'Pokemon Go'
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has a message for “Pokemon Go” players questing to catch 'em all: Get a designated driver. Danny Strassle, a spokesman for the department, said using the app distracts drivers, which equates it to... Read more
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Cabot Star-Herald
Opposition to I-30 expansion at Metroplancitizens filled the June 29 Metroplan board of directors meeting to standing-ro
Opposition to I-30 expansion at Metroplan
Cabot Star-Herald / Posted 12 days ago
citizens filled the June 29 Metroplan board of directors meeting to standing-room-only, with nearly all speaking against an Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department request to change transportation policy restricting area freeways to six... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Pokemon Go app comes with clear warningsflow along the Black River Bridge in Pocahontas is going much smoother than ini
Pokemon Go app comes with clear warnings
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 12 days ago
flow along the Black River Bridge in Pocahontas is going much smoother than initially thought. Last week, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department shifted northbound traffic along Highway 67 to the southbound lane of the... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
City to conduct smoke tests on wastewater linesflow along the Black River Bridge in Pocahontas is going much smoother than ini
City to conduct smoke tests on wastewater lines
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 13 days ago
flow along the Black River Bridge in Pocahontas is going much smoother than initially thought. Last week, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department shifted northbound traffic along Highway 67 to the southbound lane of the... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Chamber, college hold public meeting on bridge closureflow along the Black River Bridge in Pocahontas is going much smoother than ini
Chamber, college hold public meeting on bridge closure
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 13 days ago
flow along the Black River Bridge in Pocahontas is going much smoother than initially thought. Last week, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department shifted northbound traffic along Highway 67 to the southbound lane of the... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
School investigating controversial social media postsflow along the Black River Bridge in Pocahontas is going much smoother than ini
School investigating controversial social media posts
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 13 days ago
flow along the Black River Bridge in Pocahontas is going much smoother than initially thought. Last week, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department shifted northbound traffic along Highway 67 to the southbound lane of the... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Arkansas road work to force lane closures on Highway 10work on State Highway 10 in western Pulaski County will require a series of lan
Arkansas road work to force lane closures on Highway 10
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 13 days ago
work on State Highway 10 in western Pulaski County will require a series of lane closures over the next few weeks. The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said Monday road crews plan to seal the highway with liquid asphalt and pea... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Work to close Cantrell Road on-ramp to I-430 north tonighttraffic from Cantrell Road to Interstate 430 north will require an overnight la
Work to close Cantrell Road on-ramp to I-430 north tonight
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
traffic from Cantrell Road to Interstate 430 north will require an overnight lane closure beginning at 10 p.m. tonight, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said Monday. The ramp will reopen at 6 a.m. Tuesday. Drivers will use the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Utility relocation soon to start on 8th Streetof water and sewer July 21, Bender said. The City Council approved the agreeme
Utility relocation soon to start on 8th Street
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
of water and sewer July 21, Bender said. The City Council approved the agreement for water and sewer relocation with the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department at its June 28 meeting. The estimated cost of the relocations is $6.2... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Wampoo Roadeo ready to rollto organizers, in the beginning the course route included Wampoo Lateral Road.
Wampoo Roadeo ready to roll
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
to organizers, in the beginning the course route included Wampoo Lateral Road. The term "roadeo" was borrowed from the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department, which holds a yearly competition dubbed a "roadeo" that involves dump truck... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Save our bridgefinal issue that we face stems from the fact that part of the historic bridge r
Save our bridge
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
final issue that we face stems from the fact that part of the historic bridge rests within a federal wildlife refuge. The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department owns the bridge, but in order to build a new bridge, they had to conduct... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
ASP: Toddler Dies in Hit and Run, Information NeededState Troopers are investigating the death of a two-year old child killed in a
ASP: Toddler Dies in Hit and Run, Information Needed
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 14 days ago
State Troopers are investigating the death of a two-year old child killed in a hit and run crash south of Benton along Arkansas Highway 190. At approximately 3:30 a.m. troopers were notified of the crash involving a pick-up truck and a child's... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Paving the wayand bridges, which facilitate economic growth. The foundation board of director
Paving the way
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
and bridges, which facilitate economic growth. The foundation board of directors includes representatives from the 10 Arkansas Highway Commission districts. Jim Wooten of Beebe serves as the board president. Attendees included many county... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
U.S. 64 lanes close for upkeep servicebridge over the Arkansas River in Fort Smith will require an alternating lane c
U.S. 64 lanes close for upkeep service
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
bridge over the Arkansas River in Fort Smith will require an alternating lane closure for four days beginning Monday, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. The alternating lane closure on the bridge on U.S. 64, also called... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Bentonville continues work at Citizens Parkon the road that circles the building. The project is estimated to cost $348,0
Bentonville continues work at Citizens Park
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
on the road that circles the building. The project is estimated to cost $348,000 and will be paid for with a $75,000 Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department grant and the remaining balance left from the Community Center's furniture and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Boats risky on street, driver saysshooting season for youngsters? He has a 20-gauge shotgun and a four-wheeler. -
Boats risky on street, driver says
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
shooting season for youngsters? He has a 20-gauge shotgun and a four-wheeler. -- Dick Cheney Dear Mr. Cheney: We asked the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department to tell us how much it spends to replace shot-up signs of all kinds. Turns... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
One lane reopens to traffic on Arkansas bridge damaged in wreckforced its closure. The bridge was reopened to traffic about 2:30 p.m. Thursda
One lane reopens to traffic on Arkansas bridge damaged in wreck
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
forced its closure. The bridge was reopened to traffic about 2:30 p.m. Thursday, said Danny Straessle, spokesman for the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department. Straessle said a heavy bridge crew is working alongside traff ic in the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas road tripof roadside signs offering discount tickets to motels and shows more than 60 mi
Arkansas road trip
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
of roadside signs offering discount tickets to motels and shows more than 60 miles away. But our route veered south onto Arkansas Highway 123 at Western Grove for a winding drive through the Ozark highlands. The towns of Hasty, Mount Judea, and... Read more
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Benton Courier
Utilities project expected to cause traffic delays beginning Mondayto keep traffic issues to a minimum,” she said. She noted that Benton Utilitie
Utilities project expected to cause traffic delays beginning Monday
Benton Courier / Posted 17 days ago
to keep traffic issues to a minimum,” she said. She noted that Benton Utilities has secured the necessary permit from the Arkansas Highway Department as well as certified flaggers to direct traffic while the work is in progress. Additional... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Walton Foundation doubles downcorrespond with their identity. Fear and misinformation carried the day, at lea
Walton Foundation doubles down
Arkansas Times / Posted 18 days ago
correspond with their identity. Fear and misinformation carried the day, at least for now. The long and winding road The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department is running into roadblocks with 30 Crossing, the project that aims to widen... Read more
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Officer.com
Escaped Inmate Turns Self in at Arkansas Bar, Has a BeerFranklin, Johnson and Sebastian County Sheriff's Offices, Arkansas Game and Fis
Escaped Inmate Turns Self in at Arkansas Bar, Has a Beer
Officer.com / Posted 18 days ago
Franklin, Johnson and Sebastian County Sheriff's Offices, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, Arkansas State Police, Arkansas Highway Police, Arkansas State Park Rangers, U.S. Marshal's Service, Arkansas Department of Corrections, the Office... Read more
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Paris Express
Second escapee now in custodyFranklin, Johnson and Sebastian County Sheriff’s Offices, Arkansas Game and Fis
Second escapee now in custody
Paris Express / Posted 18 days ago
Franklin, Johnson and Sebastian County Sheriff’s Offices, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, Arkansas State Police, Arkansas Highway Police, Arkansas State Park Rangers, U.S. Marshal’s Service, Arkansas Department of Corrections, the Office... Read more
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Cabot Star-Herald
Sheriff’s investigators take to the air for drug raid63, Ward, were arrested. Bufford said that Google Earth was useful to get an o
Sheriff’s investigators take to the air for drug raid
Cabot Star-Herald / Posted 19 days ago
63, Ward, were arrested. Bufford said that Google Earth was useful to get an overview of the layout of the property, off Arkansas Highway 31, “But that picture is old, and there is no telling what had been brought in. We needed to know what was... Read more
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Island Packet
Work on Arkansas highways progressingThe Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has completed 203 projects o
Work on Arkansas highways progressing
Island Packet / Posted 19 days ago
The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has completed 203 projects on northwest Arkansas highways since 2005, and officials promise that more are on the way. The Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (http://bit.ly/29hwm2C ) reports that... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
State spending millions to widen, reconfigure Northwest Arkansas’ highwaysFAYETTEVILLE — The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has completed
State spending millions to widen, reconfigure Northwest Arkansas’ highways
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
FAYETTEVILLE — The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has completed 203 projects covering 309.1 miles and costing about $471 million in Benton and Washington counties since 2005, according to the agency. But there’s more to come. Right... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Mixed bag from the high courtthe White River and surrounding wetlands in Monroe County contains key componen
Mixed bag from the high court
Arkansas Times / Posted 20 days ago
the White River and surrounding wetlands in Monroe County contains key components that were installed upside down, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department acknowledged last week. The new bridge, meant to replace the old U.S. Highway... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Bypass spurs infrastructure growth on Springdale's west sideto Arkansas 112, said Kip Guthrie, resident engineer with Brown and Gay Enginee
Bypass spurs infrastructure growth on Springdale's west side
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
to Arkansas 112, said Kip Guthrie, resident engineer with Brown and Gay Engineers, which is under contract to represent the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department for construction, engineering and inspection. "This is the only phase that's... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Infrastructure projects start up in Springdaleto Arkansas 112, said Kip Guthrie, resident engineer with Brown and Gay Enginee
Infrastructure projects start up in Springdale
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
to Arkansas 112, said Kip Guthrie, resident engineer with Brown and Gay Engineers, which is under contract to represent the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department for construction, engineering and inspection. Infrastructure work along the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Officials detail road progressFAYETTEVILLE — Drivers have been dodging orange barrels on Northwest Arkansas h
Officials detail road progress
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
FAYETTEVILLE — Drivers have been dodging orange barrels on Northwest Arkansas highways for several years and there’s no indication that’s going to change anytime soon, according to state highway officials. “Just remember, orange barrels means it’s... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Mind that work-zone speed limitState Police said that speed enforcement in construction zones is worked jointl
Mind that work-zone speed limit
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
State Police said that speed enforcement in construction zones is worked jointly by state troopers and officers of the Arkansas Highway Police. Ronnie Burks is chief of the latter, an agency of the Arkansas Highway and Transportation... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Safe-driving push aims to decrease accidents in Saline Co.Operation Traffic Safety 101. The Benton Police Department, Bryant Police Depa
Safe-driving push aims to decrease accidents in Saline Co.
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 23 days ago
Operation Traffic Safety 101. The Benton Police Department, Bryant Police Department, Saline County Sheriff’s Office, Arkansas Highway Patrol, and the Arkansas State Police are working together for this initiative by educating the public on... Read more
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