I-40: Pulaski County

CountyMilesEst. Completion
Pulaski5.5Aug 2016


This project completed the widening of Interstate 40 to six lanes between Conway and North Little Rock. The additional lanes enhance the transportation connection between the cities, increase capacity, and improve traveler safety.

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Job CA0609 Highway 365 – Interstate 430 and Interstate 430 Interchange Modifications

This project widened approximately 5.5 miles of Interstate 40 to six lanes, extending from the Interstate 430/Interstate 40 interchange to Highway 365 in Pulaski County. At the I-40/I-430 interchange, single-lane ramps were widened to two lanes for the I-40 eastbound to I-430 southbound ramp and the I-430 northbound to I-40 westbound ramp.

The widening portion of this job, excluding the interchange modifications, was designed under job CA0603 Highway 365 - Interstate 430.

  • Construction Overview
    - I-40 widened to 6 lanes
    - Norman Road bridge
    - Marche Road bridge
    - I-40 east to I-430 south ramp
    - I-430 north to I-40 west ramp
    - I-40 mill and overlay
    - Construction substantially complete in August 2016

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  • Bid Opening
    Arkansas Department of Transportation (formerly AHTD) opened bids in September 2014. The Arkansas State Highway Commission approved a bid for improvements by McGeorge Contracting Company, Inc. of Pine Bluff, Arkansas and awarded the contract at $38.4 million.


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


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