These projects contribute to the widening of Highway 270 from Hot Springs westward. When complete, the additional lanes will increase capacity and improve traveler safety.
The proposed project to widen Highway 270 from Highway 227 to the Ouachita River in Garland County has been separated into two phases. Fleetwood Drive to Highway 227 is expected to be completed in Phase 1. The remainder of the project from the Ouachita River to Fleetwood Drive remains a high priority for the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department and will be constructed in Phase 2 as funding becomes available.
Job CA0607 Fleetwood Drive – Highway 227
This project proposes to widen approximately 1.75 miles of Highway 270 to five lanes and bike lanes, extending generally from Fleetwood Drive to Highway 227 in Garland County.
Job CA0612 Ouachita River – Fleetwood Drive
This project proposes to widen approximately 2 miles of Highway 270 to five lanes, extending generally from the Ouachita River to Fleetwood Drive in Garland County.
Schedules are preliminary and are subject to change as project development progresses.
Through a voter-approved constitutional amendment, the people of Arkansas passed a 10-year, half-cent sales tax to improve highway and infrastructure projects.More
Thirty-six projects in 19 corridors across Arkansas are included in the CAP, which improves transportation connections to the four corners of Arkansas.More