Decision Finalized on Noise Barriers in Jacksonville

Proposed noise barriers at four additional locations in Jacksonville—11 different options—did not receive the necessary public support and will not be constructed.Jun 02 2020

ARDOT Earns America’s Transportation Award For U.S. Highway 70 Improvements

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.Aug 20 2019

Construction Begins on Interstate 30 in Saline County

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.May 03 2019

Arkansas Highway Commission Approves Bid  for Improvements in Van Buren County (CA0801)

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.Jan 28 2019

Arkansas Highway Commission Approves Bid  for Improvements in Greene & Lawrence County (CA1003)

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. Jan 28 2019

Arkansas State Highway Commission Approves Selection of 30 Crossing Design-Builder

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.Jan 09 2019

Arkansas State Highway Commission Approves Selection of 30 Crossing Design-Builder

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.Jan 09 2019

Arkansas Highway Commission Approves Bid for Improvements in Saline County (CA0601)

The purpose of this project is to widen 5.4 miles of Interstate 30 to six lanes, reconstruct three interchanges, and replace five bridge structures between U.S. Highway 70 and Sevier Street in Benton. Dec 19 2018

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

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

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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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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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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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