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Bids Opened For Bella Vista Section

Bids were opened today by the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) on the first project under the new Connecting Arkansas Program (CAP), according to AHTD Director Scott Bennett. Kolb Grading, of Weldon Spring, Missouri, is the apparent low bidder at $52,725.640.98 to construct that first job which is for the next phase of the Bella Vista Bypass.

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Next Bella Vista Contract to be Awarded

The voter-approved Connecting Arkansas Program (CAP) will make another historic mark on Wednesday, February 26, when bids are opened for the first project under the new state highway program.

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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.

Which Projects Are Being Funded By This program?

Which Projects Are Being Funded By This program?

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

Which Projects Are Being Funded By This program?

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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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