Arkansas Highway Commission Approves Bid for Improvements in White County

Information Release
Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department
January 27, 2016

LITTLE ROCK (01-27) – The  Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved a bid for improvements to a roadway in White County, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) officials.

The purpose of this project is to widen 3 miles of U.S. Highway 64 from two to five lanes  between Turner Road and County Road 5.

Bobby Kennedy Construction Company of Quitman was awarded the contract at $8,024,792.14.

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

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