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This project completed the widening of Interstate 40 to six lanes between Conway and North Little Rock. The additional lanes enhance the transportation connection between the cities, increase capacity, and improve traveler safety.

Project Photos

July 2016: I-40 east to I-430 south
July 2016: I-40 west
July 2016: I-40 east
July 2016: I-430 north ramp to I-40 west
July 2016: I-40 and I-430 interchange
July 2016: Norman Road Overpass
July 2016: I-40 east to I-430 south
November 2016: State Highway Department Dedication Ceremony. Deputy Director and Chief Engineer Emanuel Banks; Director Scott Bennett; Commission Members Frank Scott Jr., Robert Moore, Jr., Dick Trammel, and Alec Farmer; and State Representative David Meeks.

Project Updates

Job CA0609 Highway 365 – Interstate 430 and Interstate 430 Interchange Modifications
This project widened approximately 5.5 miles of Interstate 40 to six lanes, extending from the Interstate 430/Interstate 40 interchange to Highway 365 in Pulaski County. At the I-40/I-430 interchange, single-lane ramps were widened to two lanes for the I-40 eastbound to I-430 southbound ramp and the I-430 northbound to I-40 westbound ramp.

The widening portion of this job, excluding the interchange modifications, was designed under job CA0603 Highway 365 - Interstate 430.


  • Construction Overview
    I-40 widened to 6 lanes
    Norman Road Bridge
    Marche Road Bridge
    I-40 east to I-430 south ramp
    I-430 north to I-40 west ramp
    I-40 mill and overlay
    The project was completed in August 2016.
  • Bid Opening
    Bids were opened by the Arkansas Department of Transportation (formerly AHTD) in September 2014. The Arkansas State Highway Commission approved a bid for improvements by McGeorge Contracting Company, Inc. of Pine Bluff, Arkansas and awarded the contract at $38,362,865.


View CA0609 Project Map

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


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