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

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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 549: Benton County

Beginning Monday, January 9, crews will be installing signs and the concrete barrier wall for widening the ramp and roundabout connection. The work will shift Exit 93 traffic to the inside shoulder of the ramp.

Improvements Require a Lane Closure on Interstate 49 in Benton County

Highway 270: Garland County

The public is invited to visit any time during the scheduled hours to view displays, ask questions and offer comments. The meeting will follow an open house format and will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Department Seeking Public Input at Meeting about Widening U.S. Highway 270 in Hot Springs

I-40: Pulaski County

This event commemorates the project that completes the widening of I-40 from four lanes to six lanes from the I-30/I-40 Interchange in North Little Rock to Conway.

Dedication Scheduled to Celebrate Completion of First Connecting Arkansas Program Project

Highway 270: Garland County

This will be an "open house" meeting with no formal presentations. The public is invited to visit any time during the scheduled hours to view exhibits, ask questions, and offer comments.

Public Meeting: December 8, 2016, Highway 270 (CA0607 and CA0612)

Highway 18: Craighead/Mississippi County

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

Arkansas Highway Commission Approves Bid for Improvements in Mississippi County (CA1002)

I-49: Washington/Benton County

Eight miles of newly constructed inside lanes on I-49 in Johnson and Springdale will be opened to traffic.

New Lanes Open on Interstate 49 in Washington and Benton Counties



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