These projects contribute to the four-lane widening of Highway 18 between Jonesboro and Blytheville. When complete, the improvements will enhance the transportation connection between the cities, increase capacity, and improve traveler safety.
This project constructed the approximately 3.2-mile, four-lane Highway 18 bypass north of Monette.
This project widened approximately 1.8 miles of Highway 18 to five lanes. The widening generally begins southeast of Manila and heads east through the Big Lake National Wildlife Refuge.
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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