This project contributes to the four-lane widening of Highway 82 between El Dorado and Texarkana. When complete, the additional lanes will enhance the transportation connection between the cities, increase capacity, and improve traveler safety.
The proposed project to widen Highway 82 from Highway 98 to Highway 79 in Columbia County has been separated into two phases. Job CA0705, from County Road 27 to Highway 79 will be completed in Phase 1. Job CA0708, from Highway 98 to County Road 27, has been renumbered as Job 080570 and remains a high priority for the Arkansas Department of Transportation and will be constructed in Phase 2 with state and/or federal highway funds.
This project widened approximately 5.5 miles of Highway 82 to four lanes, extending generally from County Road 27 to Highway 79 in Columbia County.
This project widens approximately 6 miles of Highway 82 to four lanes, extending generally from Airport Drive to Highway 82B in El Dorado.
This project proposes to widen 3.5 miles of Highway 82 to four lanes, extending generally from Highway 98 to County Road 27 in Columbia County. ARDOT has renumbered this project as Job 080570.
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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