These projects contribute to the six-lane widening of Interstate 49 (formerly I-540) between Fayetteville and Bentonville. When complete, the additional lanes will enhance the transportation connection between the cities, increase capacity, and improve traveler safety.
This project widened approximately 3.85 miles of Interstate 49 to six lanes, extending generally from Highway 71B in Johnson to Highway 412 in Springdale.
This project widened approximately 5.1 miles of Interstate 49 to six lanes, extending generally from Highway 264 in Lowell to New Hope Road in Rogers.
This project widened approximately 3.4 miles of Interstate 49 to six lanes, extending generally from Highway 62/102 to Highway 72 in Bentonville, and constructing auxiliary lanes from Highway 62/102 to Southeast Walton Boulevard.
This project widened approximately 3.4 miles of Interstate 49 to six lanes, generally extending from Highway 412 to Wagon Wheel Road in Springdale.
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.
Thirty-one projects in 19 corridors across Arkansas are included in the CAP, which improves transportation connections to the four corners of Arkansas.
A collection of some of the most frequently asked questions concerning the Connecting Arkansas Program and the projects funded by the 10-year, half-cent sales tax.
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