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.
The award is in recognition of the U.S. Highway 70 widening project extending from Interstate 30 westward to Hot Springs. The project tied for first place in the “Operations Excellence, Medium Project” category.
The project to widen Interstate 30 in Saline County—the single-largest contract ever awarded by the Arkansas Highway Commission—is scheduled to begin construction Tuesday, May 7.
The purpose of this project is to widen approximately 8 miles of U.S. Highway 65 to four lanes. The improvements extend from Clinton northward to State Highway 110.
The purpose of this project is to widen approximately 14.3 miles of U.S. Highway 412 to four lanes between U.S. Highway 67 and State Highway 141, west of Paragould.
The Arkansas State Highway Commission approved selection of Kiewit-Massman Constructors to provide design and construction of the 30 Crossing project upon the successful conclusion of an optimization and refinement period.View more Press Releases
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.
The public is invited to visit any time during the scheduled hours to view exhibits, ask questions, and offer comments.
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.
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 involvement meeting to present and discuss the proposed widening of Highway 82 between Airport Drive and Highway 82B in Union County.View more Meetings
Crews will be working in the eastbound and westbound lanes between U.S. Highway 70 (Exit 111) and Sevier Street in Benton (Exit 116).
Crews will be using flagging operations, signage, and police enforcement to alternately close various lanes on roads connecting with the roundabout, including the northbound ramp to Highway 549, northbound and southbound North Walton Boulevard, and northbound I-49 during overnight hours.
Surveying for design work on the 30 Crossing project will require eastbound and westbound lane closures in select areas on I-30.
Crews will be creating temporary traffic detours at the State Highway 549 (Bella Vista Bypass) roundabout
During the blasting, crews will temporarily stop traffic for up to 15 minutes as a safety precaution.View more Travel Impacts