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.Sep 28 2018

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 CountySep 24 2018

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 CountySep 24 2018

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 RockJun 08 2018

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.May 23 2018

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

Construction is nearing completion to widen U.S. Highway 70 to two travel lanes in each direction with a continuous center turn lane. May 23 2018

New Lanes Open on Future U.S. Highway 412 Bypass in Benton County

The completed four-lane, divided highway will open to traffic on Monday, April 30Apr 27 2018

Arkansas Highway Commission Approves Bid for Improvements in Pulaski County (CA0608)

This project widens Interstate 630 between Baptist Hospital and University Avenue. Manhattan Road & Bridge Co. of Tulsa, OK was awarded the contract.Apr 18 2018

Arkansas Highway Commission Approves Bid for Improvements in Calhoun County (CA0703)

The purpose of this project is to widen 7.1 miles of State Highway 167 starting at State Highway   274 and continuing northward.Feb 28 2018

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.Nov 17 2017

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.Sep 14 2017

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. Sep 07 2017

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.Aug 03 2017

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 May 18 2017

New Lanes Open on Bella Vista Bypass in Benton County

Beginning Wednesday, May 17 at 1:00 p.m., the completed two-lane section will be open to traffic, connecting U.S. Highway 71B to State Highway 72.May 16 2017

Ribbon-Cutting Scheduled This Week to Celebrate Completion Of Bella Vista Bypass

Construction is nearing completion on the 6.4-mile extension of the Bella Vista Bypass and a ribbon-cutting ceremony has been scheduled this week to celebrate.May 08 2017

Public Involvement Results in Changes to Proposed Noise Wall Location

A draft proposal to possibly install noise walls along U.S. Highway 67 in Jacksonville is being modified in response to public input received.Mar 27 2017

AHTD to Hold News Conference Concerning U.S. Highway 70 Construction Project

The news conference will be held at the front gate of Magic Springs Theme and Water Park on Friday, February 24 at 1:30 p.m.Feb 23 2017

Department Seeking Public Input at Meeting about Widening U.S. Highway 270 in Hot Springs

The public is invited to visit any time during the scheduled hours to view displays, ask questions and offer comments. The meeting will follow an open house format and will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.Dec 02 2016

Dedication Scheduled to Celebrate Completion of First Connecting Arkansas Program Project

This event commemorates the project that completes the widening of I-40 from four lanes to six lanes from the I-30/I-40 Interchange in North Little Rock to Conway.Nov 28 2016

CAP News 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.

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CAP Projects 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.

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CAP Frequently Asked Questons Visit the FAQ Section For More Answers!

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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