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

Overview

These projects contribute to the four-lane widening of Highway 167 between Interstate 530 and El Dorado. When complete, the additional lanes will enhance the transportation connection along Highway 167, increase capacity, and improve traveler safety.

Project Updates

Job CA0702 Hampton – Highway 274
This project widens approximately 4.5 miles of Highway 167 to four lanes, extending generally from Hampton to Highway 274 in Calhoun County.

Updates:

  • Bid Opening
    Bids were opened by the Arkansas Department of Transportation (formerly AHTD) in July 2017. The Arkansas State Highway Commission approved a bid for improvements by McGeorge Contracting and awarded the project for $21.8 million.
  • Public Meeting
    A public involvement meeting was held January 14, 2016 to present and discuss the proposed plans to widen Highway 167 from Hampton to Highway 274. A flier, comment form, and map can be downloaded here.

Preliminary Schedule:

View CA0702 Project Map

Job CA0703 Highway 274 – North
This project proposes to widen approximately 7.5 miles of Highway 167 to four lanes, extending north from Highway 274 in Calhoun County.

Updates:

  • Engineers are preparing roadway and bridge designs.
  • The project has received environmental clearance, and environmental staff are working with regulatory agencies to obtain the needed environmental permits to construct the project.
  • Right-of-way activities continue along the corridor.
  • A public involvement meeting was held February 25, 2016 in Fordyce to present and discuss the proposed plans to Highway 167 extending north from Hwy. 274 in Calhoun County. A flier, comment form, and map can be downloaded here.

Preliminary Schedule:

View CA0703 Project Map

Job CA0701 Highway 167 Improvements
This project proposes to widen approximately 1.5 miles of Highway 167 to four lanes with a painted median in Hampton.

Updates:

  • Engineers have completed final designs.
  • The project has received environmental clearance, and the needed environmental permits have been obtained to construct the project.
  • A public involvement meeting was held December 15, 2015 in Hampton to present and discuss the proposed plans to widen Highway 167 in Hampton. A flier, comment form, and map can be downloaded here.
  • Utility companies are developing plans to relocate impacted utilities.
  • Right-of-way activities continue along the project corridor.

Preliminary Schedule:

View CA0701 Project Map

Job CA0704 Highway 79 – South
This project proposes to widen approximately 5 miles of Highway 167 to four lanes, extending south from Highway 79 in Calhoun County.

Updates:

  • A public involvement meeting was held February 25, 2016 in Fordyce to present and discuss the proposed plans to Highway 167 extending south from Highway 79 in Calhoun County. A flier, comment form, and map can be downloaded here.
  • Engineers are preparing roadway and bridge designs.
  • The project has received environmental clearance, and environmental staff are working with regulatory agencies to obtain the needed environmental permits to construct the project.
  • Right-of-way activities have started along the project corridor.

Preliminary Schedule:

View CA0704 Project Map

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

 

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