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.


For the latest meeting announcements, news releases and lane closures, be sure to visit the newsroom.

Highway 549: Benton County

Beginning Monday, February 27, crews will be placing asphalt associated with the roundabout construction at I-49.

Improvements Require Lane Closures on U.S. Highway 71B in Bentonville

Highway 70: Garland/Saline County

The news conference will be held at the front gate of Magic Springs Theme and Water Park on Friday, February 24 at 1:30 p.m.

AHTD to Hold News Conference Concerning U.S. Highway 70 Construction Project

Highway 549: Benton County

Beginning Wednesday, February 8, the northbound outside lane of U.S. Highway 71B will be closed for roundabout construction at the interchange with Interstate 49.

Improvements Require a Lane Closure on U.S. Business 71B in Benton County

Highway 70: Garland/Saline County

Beginning Wednesday, January 25, the contractor will be installing concrete median barriers, milling pavement, and placing temporary roadway striping at multiple areas along U.S. Highway 70. One lane of traffic will remain open in both directions.

Improvements to U.S. Highway 70 Requires Lane Closures in Garland and Saline Counties

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



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