AHTD to Hold Public Involvement Meeting In Boone County
Information Release
Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department
NR 14-208
August 1, 2014

LITTLE ROCK (8-1) – The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department will hold a public involvement meeting in Boone County to discuss plans to widen Highway 65.

The construction work will expand Highway 65 to 4 lanes with a painted median. The work will extend north 4.5 miles from Highway 206 to Maxie Camp Road, just south of Bellefonte.

The meeting will be held Tuesday, August 5th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at First Baptist Church Valley Springs (Family Life Center), 4547 Hog Creek Road in Valley Springs.

The public is invited to visit any time during the scheduled hours to view displays, ask questions and offer comments. For more information, contact the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department’s Connecting Arkansas Program manager at 501-255-1519.

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION: The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) complies with all civil rights provisions of federal statutes and related authorities that prohibit discrimination in programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance. Therefore, the Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, national origin, religion or disability, in the admission, access to and treatment in the Department’s programs and activities, as well as the Department’s hiring or employment practices. Complaints of alleged discrimination and inquiries regarding the Department’s nondiscrimination policies may be directed to Joanna P. McFadden Section Head- EEO/DBE (ADA/504/Title VI Coordinator), P. O. Box 2261, Little Rock, AR 72203, (501) 569-2298, (Voice/TTY 711), or the following email address: Joanna.Mcfadden@arkansashighways.com.

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