North West Region North East Region Central Region Southern Region
Arkansas State Map

Thirty-five projects in 19 corridors across Arkansas are included in the Connecting Arkansas Program.

To see the projects in your area, click on a region of the map, select a region below, or visit our corridors page.

Central
North West
North East
South

Browse the CAP Project Map

What is the Connecting Arkansas Program?


The Connecting Arkansas Program (CAP) is one of the largest highway construction programs ever undertaken by the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD). Through a voter-approved constitutional amendment, the people of Arkansas passed a 10-year, half-cent sales tax to improve highway and infrastructure projects throughout the state. Thirty-five projects in 19 corridors will improve Arkansas' transportation system by expanding selected two-lane roadways to four-lane highways and adding new lanes to identified interstate highways.

To see a list of the 35 projects in the program and find out which ones are scheduled, under construction or completed,visit the Status page.

Learn more about the CAP

Latest News Updates

August 5 Public Involvement: Maxie Camp Rd. – Hwy. 206 (Widening) (Hwy. 65)

The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department will conduct a public involvement meeting to present and discuss the proposed plans for the widening of Highway 65 from Maxie Camp Road to Highway 206 in Boone County.

August 12 Public Involvement: I-30 Planning and Environmental Linkages Study

The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department is holding two Public Meetings (August 12 and 14) to discuss the Interstate 30 Planning and Environmental Linkages (PEL) Study.

August 14 Public Involvement: I-30 Planning and Environmental Linkages Study

The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department is holding two Public Meetings (August 12 and 14) to discuss the Interstate 30 Planning and Environmental Linkages (PEL) Study.

Visit the CAP Newsroom

Have Questions?


How is the Connecting Arkansas Program funded?

The $1.8 billion CAP receives revenue from a temporary half-cent sales tax that will end after 10 years when the bonds are paid off. On November 6, 2012, Arkansas voters approved Ballot Issue #1 in the general election, a constitutional amendment that finances the widening of state highways that are needed and required funds to complete.

Is the half-cent sales tax permanent?
No. The temporary tax will last until 2023 and will be abolished when the 10-year bond issue is paid off.

Who pays the tax?
The temporary tax is shared statewide by consumers and road users. Taxes are not raised on groceries, medicine, or gas.

More Frequently Asked Questions