As the Connecting Arkansas Program continues to progress, this page will serve as your informational center for the latest meeting announcements, news releases and lane closures. Be sure to visit again soon for updates.

Press Releases

South Hughes Street Bridge in Little Rock to Reopen Three Weeks Early

Construction contractor Manhattan Road & Bridge estimated that it would take 96 days to replace the bridge, resulting in a late October completion. However, crews worked hard to reopen the bridge 23 days early.

Arkansas Highway Commission Approves Bid  for Improvements in Ashley County (CA0201)

The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved a bid for improvements to a roadway in Ashley County

Arkansas Highway Commission Approves Bid  for Improvements in Ashley County (CA0202)

The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved a bid for improvements to a roadway in Ashley County

Department Seeking Input at 30 Crossing Public Hearing

The Location and Design Public Hearing will be held on Thursday, July 12, 2018, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Wyndham Riverfront (Silver City Rooms), located at 2 Riverfront Place in North Little Rock

New Lanes to Open on U.S. Highway 70 in Garland and Saline Counties

Approximately 17.5 miles of newly constructed lanes on U.S. Highway 70 between Benton and Hot Springs are opening to traffic.

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Public Meetings

30 Crossing Public Hearing: July 12, 2018

The public hearing will present the proposed preferred alternative, the 6-Lane with Collector/Distributor (C/D) Lanes with Split Diamond Interchange (SDI) at the Highway 10 interchange.

Public Hearing: May 25, 2017, Highway 67 (CA0604)

The public is invited to visit any time during the scheduled hours to view exhibits, ask questions, and offer comments.

Public Meeting: December 8, 2016, Highway 270 (CA0607 and CA0612)

This will be an "open house" meeting with no formal presentations. The public is invited to visit any time during the scheduled hours to view exhibits, ask questions, and offer comments.

Educational Meeting: November 14 & 15, 2016, Bella Vista Bypass Roundabout

The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) will conduct two educational public meetings on how to navigate the interim modified connector roundabout for Highways 71, 71B, and 549.

Public Meeting: October 18, 2016, Highway 82, (CA0706)

Public involvement meeting to present and discuss the proposed widening of Highway 82 between Airport Drive and Highway 82B in Union County.

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Travel Impacts

Construction Requires Weekend Lane Closures on Interstate 630 in Little Rock

Construction to widen Interstate 630 requires double lane closures this weekend along with periodic 15-minute closures of all lanes

Construction on U.S. Highway 67 Requires Lane Closures in Pulaski and Lonoke Counties

Weather permitting, the outside lane of northbound U.S. Highway 67 will be closed between Vandenberg Boulevard and State Highway 5, reducing traffic to one open lane.

Construction Requires Overnight Lane Closures on Interstate 630 in Little Rock

Weather permitting, crews will close the westbound inside lane between Baptist Hospital Drive (Exit 7) and University Avenue (Exit 5) to repair a median drainage grate.

Construction Requires Overnight Lane Closures on Interstate 630 in Little Rock

Weather permitting, crews will close the eastbound inside lane and westbound inside lane between Baptist Hospital Drive (Exit 7) and University Avenue (Exit 5) to repair median drainage grates.

Construction Requires Overnight Lane Closures on Interstate 630 in Little Rock

Weather permitting, crews will close the eastbound inside lane and westbound inside lane between Baptist Hospital Drive (Exit 7) and University Avenue (Exit 5) to repair median drainage grates.

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