Arkansas Highway Commission Approves Bid for Improvements in Craighead County

Information Release
Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department
December 11, 2015

LITTLE ROCK (12-11) – The  Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved a bid for improvements to a roadway in Craighead County, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) officials.

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

Robertson Contractors, Inc. of Poplar Bluff, MO was awarded the contract at $13,719,430.80.

Construction is scheduled to begin in two to four weeks, weather permitting. Completion is expected in mid-2017.

Travel information on Arkansas’ highways can be found at IDriveArkansas.com or ArkansasHighways.com. You can also follow us on Twitter @AHTD.

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.

More
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.

More
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.

More