Highway 18: Craighead/Mississippi County > 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.Nov 17 2017

Arkansas Highway Commission Approves Bid for Improvements in Mississippi County (CA1002)

The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved a bid for improvements to a roadway in Mississippi County.Nov 10 2016

Arkansas Highway Commission Approves Bid for Improvements in Craighead County (CA1001)

The purpose of the project is to construct State Highway 18 (Monette Bypass) in a new location for approximately 3 miles, east of Jonesboro.Dec 11 2015

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.

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.

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.