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.
Proposed noise barriers at four additional locations in Jacksonville—11 different options—did not receive the necessary public support and will not be constructed.
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. 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 performing pre-construction work along the Interstate 30 corridor in Little Rock will require road, parking lot and trail closures in Little Rock and North Little Rock.
Crews will perform rock blasting operations in the area of the interchange on Interstate 49, Highway 71, Highway 549 (Bella Vista Bypass), and Walton Boulevard.
Crews will alternately close northbound and southbound lanes on Highway 71/Walton Boulevard, at the Highway 549 and Highway 71 intersection, to install tubular markers.
Crews will close the eastbound I-30 outside shoulder between 9th and 6th streets for bridge abutment sampling, and the eastbound frontage road right lane between 9th and 6th streets for surveying.
Crews will perform rock blasting operations.View more Travel Impacts