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:

  • 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 environmental document is being prepared to clear the project for construction.
  • Engineers are preparing roadway and bridge designs.
  • Utility companies are making plans to relocate utilities.

Proposed Noise Walls
A draft proposal to possibly install noise walls along U.S. Highway 67 in Jacksonville is being modified in response to public input received. The Department has modified the proposed noise walls that are being evaluated by removing those portions of the noise walls that would block the visibility of commercial properties from U.S. Highway 67. These changes were made in response to comments that were received from local citizens, commercial property owners, and local officials.

Preliminary Schedule:

View CA0604 Project Map

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

Construction Progress

65%

Updates:

  • Construction
    During construction, various lane closures may be active. Recent work includes northbound widening, earthwork, and bridge work.
  • Proposed Noise Walls
    A draft proposal to possibly install noise walls along U.S. Highway 67 in Jacksonville is being modified in response to public input received. The Department has modified the proposed noise walls that are being evaluated by removing those portions of the noise walls that would block the visibility of commercial properties from U.S. Highway 67. These changes were made in response to comments that were received from local citizens, commercial property owners, and local officials.
  • 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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