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Overview

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.

Project Updates

Job CA0607 Fleetwood Drive – Highway 227
This project proposes to widen approximately 1.5 miles of Highway 270 to five lanes and bike lanes, extending generally from Fleetwood Drive to Highway 227 in Garland County.

Updates:

  • A public involvement meeting was held December 8, 2016 to present and discuss the proposed plans to widen Highway 270. The flyer, map handout, and comment form can be downloaded here.
  • Engineers are preparing roadway and bridge designs.
  • Engineers have completed site visits to identify the utilities.
  • Environmental documents are being prepared to clear the project for construction.

Preliminary Schedule:

View CA0607 Project Map

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.

View CA0612 Project Map

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

 

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