Department Conducting Educational Public Meeting Concerning the Bella Vista Interim Modified Connector

Information Release

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department
NR 16-367
October 31, 2016

BENTON COUNTY (10-31) – The Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department (AHTD) will conduct two educational public meetings on how to navigate the Bella Vista Interim Modified Connector (Roundabout) for U.S. Highways 71, 71B, and State
Highway 549 in Benton County.

The public is invited to visit any time during the scheduled hours to view exhibits and ask questions.  The meetings are “open house” style and will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a formal presentation beginning at 5:15 p.m. each night.

Monday, November 14 – Bentonville
Bethel Baptist Church (Activity Center)
2907 North Walton Blvd.
Bentonville, AR

Tuesday, November 15 – Bella Vista
Bella Vista Baptist Church (Grace Hall)
50 East Lancashire Blvd.
Bella Vista, AR

This project is part of AHTD’s Connecting Arkansas Program. For more information, contact the Ruby Jordan-Johnson, Section Head of Public Involvement at 501-569-2281 or

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