The voter-approved Connecting Arkansas Program is one of the largest highway construction programs ever undertaken by the Arkansas Department of Transportation.

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CAP News What is the Connecting Arkansas Program?

Through a voter-approved constitutional amendment, the people of Arkansas passed a 10-year, half-cent sales tax to improve highway and infrastructure projects.

CAP Projects Which Projects Are Being Funded By This program?

Thirty-six projects in 19 corridors across Arkansas are included in the CAP, which improves transportation connections to the four corners of Arkansas.

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A collection of some of the most frequently asked questions concerning the Connecting Arkansas Program and the projects funded by the 10-year, half-cent sales tax.


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Highway 70: Garland/Saline County

Crews will reduce traffic to one open lane between the Tenmile Creek bridge in Garland County and the Tenmile Creek bridge in Saline County to adjust pavement markings

Construction on U.S. Highway 70 Requires Lane Closure in Garland and Saline Counties

Highway 70: Garland/Saline County

Eastbound and westbound travel lanes of U.S. Highway 70 will be shifted as needed to new alignments within the project’s 18-mile work zone

Improvements to U.S. Highway 70 Require Lane Shifts in Garland & Saline Counties

Highway 167: Calhoun County

The purpose of this project is to widen 7.1 miles of State Highway 167 starting at State Highway   274 and continuing northward.

Arkansas Highway Commission Approves Bid for Improvements in Calhoun County (CA0703)

Highway 18: Craighead/Mississippi County

More than three miles of newly constructed lanes on the Monette Bypass (State Highway 18) in Craighead County will be opened to traffic.

New Lanes Open on Monette Bypass in Craighead County

Highway 65: Boone/Newton County

The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved a bid for improvements to a roadway in Boone County.

Arkansas Highway Commission Approves Bid for Improvements in Boone County (CA0906)

I-49: Washington/Benton County

Beginning Friday morning, September 8 at 6:00 a.m., the completed inside lanes for northbound and southbound I-49 between Exits 78 and 83 will be opened to traffic.

New Lanes Open on Interstate 49 in Benton County



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