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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
77,000 cars slow work on freewaycorridor. -- Richard We put on our Sherlock Holmes hat and brutally interrogat
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
corridor. -- Richard We put on our Sherlock Holmes hat and brutally interrogated Danny Straessle, chief yakker for the Arkansas Department of Transportation. He respectfully disagreed and offered a different viewpoint. Straessle stressed that... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Springdale, Lowell I-49 lanes to closebypass will require overnight lane closings on a section of Interstate 49 begin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
bypass will require overnight lane closings on a section of Interstate 49 beginning Monday and lasting through Oct. 31, the Arkansas Department of Transportation said. Crews removing bridge safety platforms will require the inside and outside lanes... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Overlay work shuts lane in Springdaleon Old Missouri Road in Springdale will require overnight lane closures beginni
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
on Old Missouri Road in Springdale will require overnight lane closures beginning Monday and lasting about seven weeks, the Arkansas Department of Transportation said. Crews performing asphalt work on a section of Old Missouri Road, also called... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
NLR asphalt work to close traffic laneof Riverfront Drive in North Little Rock will require lane closings for an esti
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
of Riverfront Drive in North Little Rock will require lane closings for an estimated two weeks beginning Monday, the Arkansas Department of Transportation said. Crews performing asphalt work will alternately close a single lane of traffic on... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Grant allows town to repair nearly all roadsroad in Tyronza will have work done on it in the next few weeks. The city rece
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 5 days ago
road in Tyronza will have work done on it in the next few weeks. The city recently received a $250,000 grant from the Arkansas Department of Transportation to repair and pave the streets. Mayor Charles Glover said they will be able to repave... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Bids opened on fixing storm-damaged roadsin Northwest Arkansas damaged by flooding in late 2015 and early 2016 will cost
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
in Northwest Arkansas damaged by flooding in late 2015 and early 2016 will cost about $8 million, according to low bids the Arkansas Department of Transportation opened for the projects Wednesday. The projects are aimed at fixing sections of... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Major highway projects delayedAfter experiencing complications, the Arkansas Department of Transportation is
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 6 days ago
After experiencing complications, the Arkansas Department of Transportation is now having to delay two major highway projects in Region 8. Those projects include connecting Highway 412 from Highway 414 to Highway 67 in Walnut Ridge and the BNSF... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
U.S. 412 paving set in Springdaleof the U.S. 412 northern bypass will require lane closings on Arkansas 112 in S
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
of the U.S. 412 northern bypass will require lane closings on Arkansas 112 in Springdale to continue through Oct. 14, the Arkansas Department of Transportation said. Crews putting down the final pavement will require alternating lane closings on... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
49 lanes to shut at Rogers overpassconstruction of a bridge on Interstate 49 in Rogers will require additional ove
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
construction of a bridge on Interstate 49 in Rogers will require additional overnight lane closings through Oct. 14, the Arkansas Department of Transportation said. Work on the I-49 bridge over New Hope Road will require the northbound center... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Road's yellow paint bleeds all over townEureka Springs had a yellowish tint on Wednesday. The Arkansas Department of T
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
Eureka Springs had a yellowish tint on Wednesday. The Arkansas Department of Transportation painted the yellow stripes on Arkansas 23 -- also known as Main Street -- just before a rain washed the paint off the road. By Wednesday afternoon, yellow... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
TRAFFIC ALERT: Wreck blocks 2 lanes of I-40 in North Little Rockmarker, which is east of Interstate 430. The Arkansas Online live traffic map
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
marker, which is east of Interstate 430. The Arkansas Online live traffic map showed stalled conditions in the area. The Arkansas Department of Transportation said the middle and outside lanes were closed. Details on what happened in the crash... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Springdale seeks federal aid to replace bridgeCity Council committee unanimously recommended Monday that federal emergency re
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
City Council committee unanimously recommended Monday that federal emergency relief funds, which are administered by the Arkansas Department of Transportation, be used to replace the bridge over Spring Creek on Pump Station Road. It will cost... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Blasting will halt traffic on U.S. 70Rock-blasting operations will require 10-minute closings of a section of U.S. 7
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
Rock-blasting operations will require 10-minute closings of a section of U.S. 70 in Garland County today, the Arkansas Department of Transportation said. During the operations, traffic will be stopped once daily for 10 minutes between 10 a.m. and 2... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
NWA Planners Hope Federal Grant Could Solve I-49 Woes Between Missouri And Arkansashave the environmental studies and design completed and right-of-way purchased
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 20 days ago
have the environmental studies and design completed and right-of-way purchased for the 18-mile project. So far, the Arkansas Department of Transportation has completed 12 miles of the connector, which was designated as state highway 549. In... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
NW planners to apply for funds to help Missouri finish I-49municipal units came together -- everybody came together to try to make this po
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
municipal units came together -- everybody came together to try to make this possible." Bennett is the director of the Arkansas Department of Transportation. The project has been discussed for 25 or 30 years and is considered a priority by... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Fatal crash shuts I-30 for 4 hoursreported. The wreck closed the eastbound lanes of a half-mile section of I-30
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
reported. The wreck closed the eastbound lanes of a half-mile section of I-30 for nearly four hours, according to the Arkansas Department of Transportation. The Texarkana Gazette reported that traffic on I-30 was backed up for miles, and... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Changes coming to Cantrell Road near I-430Cantrell Road near I-430 during rush hour, chances are you have sat in a long l
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 20 days ago
Cantrell Road near I-430 during rush hour, chances are you have sat in a long line of traffic. Danny Straessle with the Arkansas Department of Transportation said more construction along the interchange of I-430 and Cantrell road is in the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
30 wreck involving 3 tractor-trailers leaves 2 dead, 2 hurt, state police sayreport states. The wreck closed the eastbound lanes of a half-mile section of
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
report states. The wreck closed the eastbound lanes of a half-mile section of I-30 for nearly four hours, according to the Arkansas Department of Transportation. The Texarkana Gazette reported that traffic on I-30 was backed up for miles hours... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
430 design plan calls for 'turnaround'west for a short distance, then make a sort of U-turn back to the east. The fe
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
west for a short distance, then make a sort of U-turn back to the east. The feature is part of the alternative that the Arkansas Department of Transportation prefers for better handling traffic flow between Pleasant Valley and Pleasant Ridge... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
LR seeks funds for I-30 adviserLittle Rock is contemplating shelling out more cash for out-of-state consultant
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
Little Rock is contemplating shelling out more cash for out-of-state consultants to negotiate an agreement with the Arkansas Department of Transportation concerning the planned Interstate 30 expansion. Last year the city paid California-based... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
TRAFFIC ALERT: Westbound I-40 shut down by wreck in central ArkansasThe westbound lanes of Interstate 40 were shut down in part of Pulaski County T
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
The westbound lanes of Interstate 40 were shut down in part of Pulaski County Tuesday morning after a wreck, the Arkansas Department of Transportation said. The agency said shortly before 7 a.m. that all westbound I-40 lanes were closed at... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Cantrell, Parham junction selectedThe Arkansas Department of Transportation has chosen a single-point urban inter
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
The Arkansas Department of Transportation has chosen a single-point urban interchange to improve traffic flow on a congested section of Cantrell Road in west Little Rock. Under the design, Cantrell Road would be widened to six lanes between Pleasant... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Painting, sign jobs to slow I-49 trafficof Interstate 49 in Bentonville and Rogers will require overnight lane closings
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
of Interstate 49 in Bentonville and Rogers will require overnight lane closings for three weeks beginning today, the Arkansas Department of Transportation said. Crews installing overhead signs and painting bridges on I-49 will require the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Night lane closings set in Jacksonvilleon a section of U.S. 67/167 in Jacksonville will require overnight lane closure
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
on a section of U.S. 67/167 in Jacksonville will require overnight lane closures for three nights beginning Monday, the Arkansas Department of Transportation said. Northbound and southbound traffic between Redmond Road and Main Street will be... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Wrecks kill 3 drivers on state roadsthe highway in Stone County where the wreck took place were closed for about 45
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
the highway in Stone County where the wreck took place were closed for about 45 minutes Wednesday night, according to the Arkansas Department of Transportation. Conditions were said to be clear and dry at the time. About 1:30 p.m. Thursday,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Woman killed, 4 hurt in 2-vehicle crash on Arkansas highwaylanes of the highway where the wreck took place were closed for about 45 minute
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 27 days ago
lanes of the highway where the wreck took place were closed for about 45 minutes Tuesday night, according to the Arkansas Department of Transportation. Conditions were said to be clear and dry at the time. At least 353 people have died... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Lack of Road sign Recognition Causes Deputy Accident in Lonoke Countygot at least, over 90 signs in this project alone. Every half mile we have a do
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 27 days ago
got at least, over 90 signs in this project alone. Every half mile we have a do not pass sign, said Danny Straessle. Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials say 2500 people travel on Highway 31 every day. Instead of putting... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Panel advises Game & Fish rule oversighthe sponsored Amendment 92 and that it was intended to cover all state agencies,
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 28 days ago
he sponsored Amendment 92 and that it was intended to cover all state agencies, including the Game and Fish Commission, the Arkansas Department of Transportation, colleges and universities, and the Legislature has limited that authority. The Game... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Construction progresses on Black River Bridgeis progressing in construction as the project has been ongoing for a while. Br
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 28 days ago
is progressing in construction as the project has been ongoing for a while. Brad Smithee, the district engineer with the Arkansas Department of Transportation, said this project is now at a point where they can start installing piers to the... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Racially charged billboard removed in Harrison by property ownersigns were taken down last week after Golden and colleague Kelsey Bardwell foun
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 29 days ago
signs were taken down last week after Golden and colleague Kelsey Bardwell found the permits for the signage had expired. Arkansas Department of Transportation officials say the lessee failed to renew a 2-year permit. © 2017 Asso... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Contentious Harrison signs are jettisonedcame down Wednesday. The lessee had neglected to pay a $20 permit renewal fee
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
came down Wednesday. The lessee had neglected to pay a $20 permit renewal fee that is due every two years to the Arkansas Department of Transportation, said Kelsey Bardwell, who credited her law partner Catherine Golden for catching the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
TRAFFIC ALERT: Eastbound I-630 stalled by wreck in Little Rock630 was backed up for several miles Monday morning after a wreck near Fair Park
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
630 was backed up for several miles Monday morning after a wreck near Fair Park Boulevard, authorities said. The Arkansas Department of Transportation said shortly after 7 a.m. that the middle and outside lanes of the highway were shut... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
For night stops, light up interiorweigh station, cluttered with overgrown vegetation and litter. What a shame! --
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
weigh station, cluttered with overgrown vegetation and litter. What a shame! -- Gentle Reader Dear Gentle: We asked the Arkansas Department of Transportation. We're told the site was used by a construction contractor a while back and there were... Read more

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