I-49: Washington/Benton County

These projects contribute to the six-lane widening of Interstate 49 between Fayetteville and Bentonville


Overview

These projects contribute to the six-lane widening of Interstate 49 (formerly I-540) between Fayetteville and Bentonville. When complete, the additional lanes will enhance the transportation connection between the cities, increase capacity, and improve traveler safety.

 

Projects

Job CA0401 Highway 71B – Highway 412
This project proposes to widen approximately 4.5 miles of Interstate 49 to six lanes, extending generally from Highway 71B in Johnson to Highway 412 in Springdale. 

Updates:

  • The environmental document is being prepared to clear the project for construction.
  • Engineers are preparing preliminary roadway and bridge designs.
  • Engineers have corresponded with utility companies to identify potential conflicts and have completed site visits to identify the utilities.
     

Preliminary Schedule: 

View CA0401 Project Map

 

Job CA1101 Highway 412 – Wagon Wheel Road
This project proposes to widen approximately 3.5 miles of Interstate 49 to six lanes, generally extending from Highway 412 to Wagon Wheel Road in Springdale. 

Updates:

  • The environmental document is being prepared to clear the project for construction.
  • Engineers are preparing preliminary roadway and bridge designs.
  • Field engineers are conducting site visits to identify potential utility conflicts.
     

Preliminary Schedule: 

View CA1101 Project Map

 

Job CA0901 Highway 264 – New Hope Road
This project proposes to widen approximately 5 miles of Interstate 49 to six lanes, extending generally from Highway 264 in Lowell to Hew Hope Road in Rogers. 

Updates:

  • The environmental document is being prepared to clear the project for construction.
  • Survey work has been performed along the project corridor.
  • Engineers are preparing preliminary roadway and bridge designs.
  • Engineers have corresponded with utility companies to identify potential conflicts and have completed site visits to identify the utilities.
     

Preliminary Schedule: 

View CA0901 Project Map

 

Job CA0902 Highway 62/102 – Highway 72
This project proposes to widen Interstate 49 to six lanes, extending generally from Highway 62/102 to Highway 72 in Bentonville, and constructing auxiliary lanes from Highway 62/102 to Southeast Walton Boulevard. 

Updates:

  • The environmental document is being prepared to clear the project for construction.
  • Survey work has been performed along the project corridor.
  • Engineers are preparing interchange justification reports and preliminary roadway and bridge designs.
  • Engineers have corresponded with utility companies to identify potential conflicts and have completed site visits to identify the utilities. 
     

Preliminary Schedule: 

View CA0902 Project Map

Schedules are preliminary and are subject to change as project development progresses.

 

Corridor Map


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