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

New Lanes Open on Monette Bypass in Craighead County

More than three miles of newly constructed lanes on the Monette Bypass (State Highway 18) in Craighead County will be opened to traffic.

Arkansas Highway Commission Approves Bid for Improvements in Boone County (CA0906)

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

New Lanes Open on Interstate 49 in Benton County

Beginning Friday morning, September 8 at 6:00 a.m., the completed inside lanes for northbound and southbound I-49 between Exits 78 and 83 will be opened to traffic.

Arkansas Highway Commission Approves Bid for Improvements in Calhoun County (CA0702)

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

Department Seeking Public Input at Hearing about Widening U.S. Highway 67 in Jacksonville

A Location and Design Public Hearing in Jacksonville to present and discuss the proposed plans to widen U.S. Highway 67 to six lanes

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Public Meetings

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.

Public Involvement - Highway 425 in Ashley County

Public Involvement - Highway 425 in Ashley County, Church of the Redeemer (Fellowship Hall) 2220 Highway 425 South in Hamburg, AR

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Travel Impacts

Update! Maintenance Work on Interstate 49 Bridges Require Lane Closures in Washington County

Crews will perform maintenance activities on bridges and overpasses at Clear Creek (south of Exit 69), Johnson Mill Boulevard (Exit 69), and U.S. Highway 412 (Exit 72)

Update! Improvements to U.S. Highway 67 Require Lane Closures in Pulaski and Lonoke Counties

Lanes on U.S. Highway 67 and the northbound frontage road will be closed at various times during the week of February 26

Construction on U.S. Highway 70 Requires Lane Closure in Garland County

Crews will perform asphalt paving operations at the intersection of U.S. Highway 70 and State Highway 128

Temporary Closure of Razorback Greenway Trail Sections in Springdale and Lowell

Crews constructing the future U.S. Highway 412 bypass requires sections of the Razorback Greenway Trail

Maintenance Work on Interstate 49 Bridges Requires Lane Closures in Washington County

Crews will perform maintenance activities on bridges and overpasses at Clear Creek (south of Exit 69), Johnson Mill Boulevard (Exit 69), and U.S. Highway 412 (Exit 72)

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