3 Press Release(s)
 
  2 Meeting Notification(s)
 

Overview

These projects contribute to the six-lane widening of Highway 67 between Interstate 40 and Cabot. When complete, the additional lanes will enhance the transportation connection between the cities, increase capacity, and improve traveler safety.

Project Updates

Job CA0604 Main Street – Vandenberg Boulevard
This project proposes to widen approximately 2.5 miles of Highway 67 to six lanes, extending generally from Main Street to Vandenberg Boulevard in Jacksonville.

Updates:

  • Proposed noise barriers at four additional locations in Jacksonville—11 different options—did not receive the necessary public support and will not be constructed. ARDOT held a neighborhood meeting on February 8, 2020 to take neighborhood input on the additional barriers. The four locations included areas along the east side of Highway 67 between Gregory Street and West Main Street and along the west side between North James Street and Braden Street and between north of Evans Drive and North 1st Street.
  • The project has received environmental clearance, and environmental staff are working with regulatory agencies to obtain the needed environmental permits to construct the project.
  • Engineers are preparing roadway and bridge designs.
  • Utilities are working on relocation plans.
  • Right-of-Way acquisition services continue along the project corridor.
  • A location and design public hearing was held May 25, 2017 in Jacksonville to present and discuss proposed plans to widen Highway 67 from Main Street to Vandenberg Boulevard. Information can be downloaded here.
  • A public involvement meeting was held Tuesday, March 29, 2016 in Jacksonville to present and discuss the proposed plans to widen Highway 67 from Main Street to Vandenberg Boulevard in Pulaski County and Vandenberg Boulevard to Highway 5 in Pulaski / Lonoke counties. A flier, comment form, and map can be downloaded here.
  • The project letting is anticipated in mid 2022.

Preliminary Schedule:

View CA0604 Project Map

Job CA0605 Vandenberg Boulevard – Highway 5
This project widened approximately 4.6 miles of Highway 67 to six lanes, extending generally from Vandenberg Boulevard in Jacksonville to Highway 5 in Cabot.

Construction Progress

100%

Updates:

  • Construction Overview
    U.S. Highway 67 widened to 6 lanes
    New bridges over Jacks Bayou
    New off-ramp for Hwy. 67 north to T.P. White
    Signalized intersection for T.P. White ramps
    The project was substantially complete in April 2019
  • Bid Opening
    Bids were opened by the Arkansas Department of Transportation (formerly AHTD) in December 2016. The Arkansas State Highway Commission approved a bid for improvements by Weaver-Bailey Contractors and awarded the project for $79.26 million.
  • Public Involvement
    A public involvement meeting was held Tuesday, March 29, 2016 in Jacksonville to present and discuss the proposed plans to widen Highway 67 from Main Street to Vandenberg Boulevard in Pulaski County and Vandenberg Boulevard to Highway 5 in Pulaski / Lonoke counties. A flier, comment form, and map can be downloaded here.

Preliminary Schedule:

View CA0605 Project Map

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

 

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