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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Cable spot up to soil, road slopeyears and have done some additional "research.") Why do the barriers vary in t
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
years and have done some additional "research.") Why do the barriers vary in their positioning? One factor is the slope, Arkansas Department of Transportation spokesman David Nilles said. It would be a bad thing for an out-of-control vehicle to... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
ARDOT looks at options for highway funding sourcesToll roads and taxes are a couple of options the Arkansas Department of Transpo
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted yesterday
Toll roads and taxes are a couple of options the Arkansas Department of Transportation is considering to fund state highway maintenance. ARDOT spokesman Danny Straessle said it’s important to note that Arkansas has the 12th largest highway system in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
TRAFFIC ALERT: Big delays reported on I-30 bridge as crews conduct maintenance workRock on the Interstate 30 bridge over the Arkansas River on Wednesday as crews
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Rock on the Interstate 30 bridge over the Arkansas River on Wednesday as crews perform maintenance work on the span. The Arkansas Department of Transportation said the outside eastbound lane of the bridge is closed until 3 p.m. The Arkansas... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
TRAFFIC ALERT: Wreck closes northbound I-49 in SpringdaleThe northbound lanes of Interstate 49 in Springdale have been closed by a crash
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
The northbound lanes of Interstate 49 in Springdale have been closed by a crash, snarling traffic in the area. The Arkansas Department of Transportation said at 6:15 a.m. that the wreck was blocking northbound traffic at mile marker 72, just north... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Woman killed in crash on Highway 67State Police preliminary fatal crash summary, Holly Dorman, 37, of Maynard was
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 4 days ago
State Police preliminary fatal crash summary, Holly Dorman, 37, of Maynard was killed in the crash. According to the Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT), Highway 67 was closed for about an hour. The crash occurred on Highway 67... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Road crews are busy in Northeast ArkansasRoad crews are out across Northeast Arkansas. District Engineer with the Arkan
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 4 days ago
Road crews are out across Northeast Arkansas. District Engineer with the Arkansas Department of Transportation Brad Smithee said there’s a good reason why so many workers are out and about. “There are a couple of reasons for that,” Smithee said.... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Hilltop traffic almost at standstillTraffic along Hilltop is almost at a standstill as construction work continues
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 4 days ago
Traffic along Hilltop is almost at a standstill as construction work continues on Johnson Ave. The Arkansas Department of Transportation started milling and asphalt work around the Hilltop area exactly 2-weeks ago. Crews are alternating closing a... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
ARDOT postpones construction plans along Harrisburg RoadThe Arkansas Department of Transportation is postponing plans to do road constr
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 4 days ago
The Arkansas Department of Transportation is postponing plans to do road construction along portions of Harrisburg Road. ARDOT announced Tuesday afternoon plans to start doing asphalt work on Harrisburg Road from Stadium Blvd. to Highland Drive... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
ARDOT to close lanes along Harrisburg Road for constructionThe Arkansas Department of Transportation will be closing portions of Harrisbur
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 4 days ago
The Arkansas Department of Transportation will be closing portions of Harrisburg Road starting Wednesday. ARDOT crews will be doing asphalt work on Harrisburg Road from Stadium Blvd. to Highland Drive starting Wednesday at 6:30 a.m. and ending each... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Highway 67 in Pocahontas reopens after crashHighway 67, just south of Pocahontas, has reopened after a two-vehicle crash.
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 4 days ago
Highway 67, just south of Pocahontas, has reopened after a two-vehicle crash. According to the Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT), Highway 67 reopened after being closed for about an hour. The crash occurred on Highway 67 just south of... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Highway 67 in Pocahontas closed due to accidentHighway 67, just south of Pocahontas, has been closed due to an accident. Acco
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 4 days ago
Highway 67, just south of Pocahontas, has been closed due to an accident. According to the Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT), the accident occurred on Highway 67 just south of town. The accident involves a tanker semi, but there are no... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
49 lanes to shut in Benton Countyto build a U.S. 412 bypass will require lane closings on a section of Interstat
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
to build a U.S. 412 bypass will require lane closings on a section of Interstate 49 in Benton County through Saturday, the Arkansas Department of Transportation said. The outside lanes northbound and southbound between Wagon Wheel Road in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Lane in Harrison to shut for projectdriveway for a new Stone Bank location will require a lane closing on U.S. 65 i
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
driveway for a new Stone Bank location will require a lane closing on U.S. 65 in Harrison on Wednesday and Thursday, the Arkansas Department of Transportation said. The outside, eastbound lane of the highway at Forward Drive will be closed from... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Two big road projects set for Rogersis $10.8 million, which doesn’t include the cost of right of way acquisition or
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
is $10.8 million, which doesn’t include the cost of right of way acquisition or utility relocation costs, Jobe said. The Arkansas Department of Transportation is reviewing the project’s right of way plans. Construction plans are about 90 percent... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
State quick to fix signs at on-rampin that house must be tired of hearing screeching tires in their driveway! -- J
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
in that house must be tired of hearing screeching tires in their driveway! -- John Dear John: Your experience sent the Arkansas Department of Transportation into action. You sent this email on Nov. 28, it was forwarded that evening, and the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
TRAFFIC ALERT: Northbound I-430 closed at at Arkansas River bridge after truck overturnsclosed at the Arkansas River bridge because an 18-wheeler carrying water bottle
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
closed at the Arkansas River bridge because an 18-wheeler carrying water bottles has overturned there, officials said. The Arkansas Department of Transportation said shortly after 6 a.m. that the wreck had shut the northbound highway. Traffic was... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Agency floats $8.4B funding plan for roadsthat period for highway and bridge maintenance as well as some capital projects
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
that period for highway and bridge maintenance as well as some capital projects across the state, the top official at the Arkansas Department of Transportation said Wednesday. At a meeting Wednesday of the state Highway Commission, Scott Bennett... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Department of Transportation Meets to Discuss Revenue FundingArkansas has the 12th-largest largest highway system in the country," Danny Str
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 10 days ago
Arkansas has the 12th-largest largest highway system in the country," Danny Straessle, Public Information Officer for Arkansas Department of Transportation, said. Officials say proposed legislation next year might play a role in finding a new... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Road maintenance done after residents voice concernsAccording to Arkansas Department of Transportation District 10 Engineer Brad Sm
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 10 days ago
According to Arkansas Department of Transportation District 10 Engineer Brad Smithee, crews worked on the shoulders of the road Tuesday. Smithee said people were concerned about drop-offs in parts of the road where the shoulders were worn away or... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Paving will shut lanes of U.S. 7070 between Benton and Hot Springs will require lane closings in multiple locati
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
70 between Benton and Hot Springs will require lane closings in multiple locations in Saline County through Saturday, the Arkansas Department of Transportation said. Crews performing paving work will require flagging operations and alternate... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Arkansas Department of Transportation Considers Local Tollthis consultant will do is look at the potential revenue for that and try to ma
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 11 days ago
this consultant will do is look at the potential revenue for that and try to make an estimate," Danny Straessle with Arkansas Department of Transportation said. Those with the department said several things will factor into the decision of... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Vilonia Man Killed in I-30 Crashin the eastbound lanes in North Little Rock just before the split into Intersta
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 12 days ago
in the eastbound lanes in North Little Rock just before the split into Interstate 40 and the JFK Blvd. exit. A check of Arkansas Department of Transportation live traffic cams shows traffic at a standstill back to Interstate 630. There's no... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Accident Backs up Traffic on I-30 in NLRin the eastbound lanes in North Little Rock just before the split into Intersta
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 12 days ago
in the eastbound lanes in North Little Rock just before the split into Interstate 40 and the JFK Blvd. exit. A check of Arkansas Department of Transportation live traffic cams shows traffic at a standstill back to Interstate 630. There's no... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Coroner responds to wreck on I-30 in North Little Rock; crash shuts interstate for nearly an hourAn “extremely bad” wreck on an Interstate 30 ramp in North Little Rock caused d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
An “extremely bad” wreck on an Interstate 30 ramp in North Little Rock caused delays Monday morning, according to the Arkansas Department of Transportation. The Pulaski County coroner responded to the crash. In an email alert sent at 10:35 a.m.,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Bus rapid transit study ready for perusalnever been done in Arkansas, according to the study, and would require coordina
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
never been done in Arkansas, according to the study, and would require coordination with five cities in the region and the Arkansas Department of Transportation. Bentonville, Lowell, Springdale and Fayetteville each have different signal... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
3 entities OK tweaks in plan for I-30 through downtown Little Rock, North Little Rockand North Little Rock have signed off on an amendment to the region's transport
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
and North Little Rock have signed off on an amendment to the region's transportation improvement plan that will satisfy the Arkansas Department of Transportation. Little Rock, North Little Rock and Pulaski County authorized Metroplan, the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
NLR I-440 lanes to close for sign workon Interstate 440 in North Little Rock will require overnight intermittent lane
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
on Interstate 440 in North Little Rock will require overnight intermittent lane closings next week beginning Sunday, the Arkansas Department of Transportation said. Crews will intermittently close the lanes, alternating eastbound and westbound,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Lawmen have rules on pursuitsfor us, because we never left the mansion on Thanksgiving. Also, we have woods.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
for us, because we never left the mansion on Thanksgiving. Also, we have woods. That's where we send the grandkids. The Arkansas Department of Transportation reports that it has sewer issues (problems? mishaps? calamities?) at those rest stops.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Bridge inspection to close I-55 lanesover the Mississippi River between West Memphis and Memphis will require lane c
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
over the Mississippi River between West Memphis and Memphis will require lane closings for two weeks beginning Monday, the Arkansas Department of Transportation said. The northbound outside lane will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily through... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
3-week project set for Jonesboro roadConstruction on Johnson Avenue in Jonesboro will require lane closings beginnin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
Construction on Johnson Avenue in Jonesboro will require lane closings beginning Tuesday and lasting three weeks, the Arkansas Department of Transportation said. Crews performing milling and asphalt work will alternately close a single lane on... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
30 work planned near Arkadelphiareplacing sensors in a traffic box on Interstate 30 near Arkadelphia will requi
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
replacing sensors in a traffic box on Interstate 30 near Arkadelphia will require lane closings Tuesday and Wednesday, the Arkansas Department of Transportation said. Crews will close the eastbound, outside lane of I-30 on a 2-mile section south... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
City, county officials OK amendment to description of I-30 project in central Arkansasproject,” Tab Townsell, the Metroplan executive director, said in an email Frid
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
project,” Tab Townsell, the Metroplan executive director, said in an email Friday. Townsell said he also asked that the Arkansas Department of Transportation lift the hold it had placed on $242 million in central Arkansas road construction... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
West Memphis officials concerned with pedestrians crossing interstates to get to casinorun across, but I just can’t believe it, like I’m in shock, can’t believe they’
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 16 days ago
run across, but I just can’t believe it, like I’m in shock, can’t believe they’re doing it,” said driver Tammy Hunt. The Arkansas Department of Transportation says this is a statewide problem. In a ten year period, 40 pedestrians were killed on... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Arkansas transportation agency picks 10-lane plan for I-30$630 million project to accommodate traffic and expected population growth. Th
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 16 days ago
$630 million project to accommodate traffic and expected population growth. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that the Arkansas Department of Transportation released its latest data analysis for the Interstate 30 project on... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Agency picks 10-lane plan for I-30 workdowntown Little Rock and North Little Rock will be built as a 10-lane corridor
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
downtown Little Rock and North Little Rock will be built as a 10-lane corridor rather than eight lanes, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation plans for the $631.7 million project. The agency on Wednesday released its latest... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Where Construction Stands On I-49 In Northwest Arkansasworkers. "It's been progressing really, really well," said Danny Straessle, pu
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 17 days ago
workers. "It's been progressing really, really well," said Danny Straessle, public information officer for the Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT). "Everything that you see under construction right now, will either be done by... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Project to remake I-30 through Little Rock's downtown will be mainly 10-lane corridor, agency saysLittle Rock will be built as a largely 10-lane corridor rather than in a config
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
Little Rock will be built as a largely 10-lane corridor rather than in a configuration using eight lanes, according to the Arkansas Department of Transportation. The agency on Wednesday released its latest conclusions from the data amassed so far... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Hwy reopened after accident near AR/MO state lineTraffic is moving once again after an accident Tuesday morning near the Arkansa
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 18 days ago
Traffic is moving once again after an accident Tuesday morning near the Arkansas/Missouri state line. The Arkansas Department of Transportation reported an accident had blocked Highway 67 about a mile south of the state line. ARDOT states both... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Car crashes involving state vehicles could potentially cost youquestions than answers. He said it was a stressful process that costed him thou
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 19 days ago
questions than answers. He said it was a stressful process that costed him thousands of dollars. Arnold Dedmon said an Arkansas Department of Transportation truck driver slammed into his Cadillac Escalade after merging into his lane near Pine... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Road closure coming to Black Rock areaThe Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) has announced they'll close S
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 19 days ago
The Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) has announced they'll close State Highway 361 near Black Rock to replace a drainage structure. In a news release, ARDOT says State Highway 361 at Lawrence County Road 222, will be closed to thru... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Pilot project weighs rigs while they moveThe Arkansas Department of Transportation is rolling out high-tech wizardry tha
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
The Arkansas Department of Transportation is rolling out high-tech wizardry that can check whether big trucks are over weight limits while they roll down the highway. It is part of $1.4 million pilot project that includes installation of... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Highway officials warn of delay on Interstate 30 in ArkansasFULTON, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Department of Transportation is warning motori
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 20 days ago
FULTON, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Department of Transportation is warning motorists of lengthy delays on westbound Interstate 30 in southwestern Arkansas. Department spokesman Danny Straessle says an ongoing construction project at Fulton in Miller... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Work zone causes significant delays, 14-mile backup on Interstate 30A work zone on Interstate 30 is causing significant delays Sunday afternoon. A
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
A work zone on Interstate 30 is causing significant delays Sunday afternoon. According to a news release from the Arkansas Department of Transportation, construction at Fulton has reduced westbound traffic on Interstate 30 to one lane. The... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
North Little Rock notebookrubble to continue to be removed from 12602 Faulkner Lake Road past the deadlin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
rubble to continue to be removed from 12602 Faulkner Lake Road past the deadline, which is Thursday, and sold to the Arkansas Department of Transportation for use in upgrading Interstate 440. The extension is requested because the Department... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Some big Interstate 49 projects nearing completion, others coming soonInterstate 49 projects in Benton and Washington counties and another is signifi
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
Interstate 49 projects in Benton and Washington counties and another is significantly ahead of schedule, according to two Arkansas Department of Transportation district engineers. The Interstate 49 corridor has 17 projects, including interchange... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Driveway work to close U.S. 65 lanedriveway for the new Stone Bank location will require a lane closing on U.S. 65
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
driveway for the new Stone Bank location will require a lane closing on U.S. 65 in Harrison on Monday and Tuesday, the Arkansas Department of Transportation said. The outside, eastbound lane of the highway at Forward Drive will be closed from... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Residents concerned over highway near Wilsonleading up to the Rivercrest School District. Goble and other residents hope s
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 25 days ago
leading up to the Rivercrest School District. Goble and other residents hope spreading the word can lead to a solution. Arkansas Department of Transportation District 10 Engineer Brad Smithee said there are no significant plans in place, saying... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Increase fuel tax, group advisesDonald Trump has called for $1 trillion in funding. Dozens of states have alre
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
Donald Trump has called for $1 trillion in funding. Dozens of states have already increased their gasoline taxes. The Arkansas Department of Transportation is conducting an informal public survey to assess which of five methods to obtain... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Mayor hopes to gain profit off new bypassThe city of Monette hopes to profit off the new Highway 18 bypass that opens Tu
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 26 days ago
The city of Monette hopes to profit off the new Highway 18 bypass that opens Tuesday. Arkansas Department of Transportation celebrated the bypass Monday by holding a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Monette Mayor Jerry Qualls said while the bypass will... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Bid Awarded To Expand Bella Vista Bypassout of St. Charles, Mo., is expected to begin work in two to four weeks, weathe
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 26 days ago
out of St. Charles, Mo., is expected to begin work in two to four weeks, weather permitting, according to the release. The Arkansas Department of Transportation expects the project to be finished by late 2019. The bypass runs west from the... Read more
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