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

The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) will conduct two educational public meetings on how to navigate the interim modified connector roundabout for Highways 71, 71B, and 549.

Educational Meeting: November 14 & 15, 2016, Bella Vista Bypass Roundabout

I-49: Washington/Benton County

Beginning Tuesday night, October 18, bridge construction and concrete barrier placement will require lane closures on New Hope Road between South 46th Street and South Pinnacle Hills Parkway.

Improvements to Interstate 49 Require Overnight Lane Closures in Benton County

I-49: Washington/Benton County

Beginning Sunday night, October 16, crews will restripe lanes on State Highway 72 in Bentonville, and the eastbound and westbound lanes will alternately be closed between McCollum Drive and Northeast McClain Road.

Improvements to Interstate 49 Require Overnight Lane Closures in Bentonville

I-49: Washington/Benton County

Beginning Monday night, October 17, crews will be working on the State Highway 72 bridge in Bentonville. The inside and outside lanes of I-49 will alternately be closed for northbound and southbound traffic.

Improvements to Interstate 49 Require Overnight Lane Closures in Bentonville

Highway 82: Columbia/Union County

The public is invited to visit any time during the scheduled hours to view displays, ask questions and offer comments.

Department Seeking Public Input at Meeting about Widening U.S. Highway 82 in Union County

Highway 82: Columbia/Union County

Public involvement meeting to present and discuss the proposed widening of Highway 82 between Airport Drive and Highway 82B in Union County.

Public Meeting: October 18, 2016, Highway 82, (CA0706)



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