Highway 67: Pulaski/Lonoke County

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Pulaski/Lonoke 72027
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Overview

These projects contribute to the six-lane widening of Highway 67 between Interstate 40 and Cabot. When complete, the additional lanes will enhance the transportation connection between the cities, increase capacity, and improve traveler safety.

Project Updates

Job CA0604 Main Street – Vandenberg Boulevard

This project proposes to widen approximately 2.5 miles of Highway 67 to six lanes, extending generally from Main Street to Vandenberg Boulevard in Jacksonville.

  • Construction Overview
    - Widening to 6 lanes between Main Street and Vandenberg Boulevard
    - Full-depth pavement replacement for main lanes and all ramps
    - James Street overpass replacement
    - New overpass connecting Gregory Street
    - Vandenberg Boulevard bridge replacement
    - Frontage roads converted from two-way to one-way (Main Street - Vandenberg Blvd.)

Construction Progress

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Updates:

  • Recent and Upcoming Construction
    - Construction is estimated to start in early 2023.
  • Bid Opening 
    Arkansas Department of Transportation opened contractor bids in September 2022. The Arkansas State Highway Commission approved a bid for improvements by Weaver-Bailey Contractors, Inc., awarding the project for $145.2 million.
  • Public Involvement

    A location and design public hearing was held May 25, 2017 in Jacksonville to present and discuss proposed plans to widen Highway 67 from Main Street to        Vandenberg Boulevard. Information can be downloaded here. 

    A public involvement meeting was held Tuesday, March 29, 2016 in Jacksonville to present and discuss the proposed plans to widen Highway 67 from Main Street  to Vandenberg Boulevard in Pulaski County and Vandenberg Boulevard to Highway 5 in Pulaski / Lonoke counties. A flier, comment form, and map can be downloaded here.

    Preliminary Schedule:

    View CA0604 Project Map

Job CA0605 Vandenberg Boulevard – Highway 5

This project widened approximately 4.6 miles of Highway 67 to six lanes, extending generally from Vandenberg Boulevard in Jacksonville to Highway 5 in Cabot.

  • Construction Overview
    - U.S. Highway 67 widened to 6 lanes
    - New bridges over Jacks Bayou
    - New off-ramp for Highway 67 north to T.P. White
    - Signalized intersection for T.P. White ramps
    - Project substantially complete in April 2019

Construction Progress

100%

Updates:

  • Bid Opening
    Arkansas Department of Transportation (formerly AHTD) opened contractor bids in December 2016. The Arkansas State Highway Commission approved a bid for improvements by Weaver-Bailey Contractors and awarded the project for $79.3 million.
  • Public Involvement
    A public involvement meeting was held Tuesday, March 29, 2016 in Jacksonville to present and discuss the proposed plans to widen Highway 67 from Main Street to Vandenberg Boulevard in Pulaski County and Vandenberg Boulevard to Highway 5 in Pulaski / Lonoke counties. A flier, comment form, and map can be downloaded here.

Preliminary Schedule:

View CA0605 Project Map

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

 

What is the Connecting Arkansas Program?

What is the Connecting Arkansas Program?

Through a voter-approved constitutional amendment, the people of Arkansas passed a 10-year, half-cent sales tax to improve highway and infrastructure projects.

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Which Projects Are Being Funded By This program?

Thirty-one projects in 19 corridors across Arkansas are included in the CAP, which improves transportation connections to the four corners of Arkansas.

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