Arkansas Highway Commission Approves Bid  for Improvements in Van Buren County (CA0801)

Information Release
Arkansas Department of Transportation
January 28, 2019

VAN BUREN    COUNTY (1-28) -   The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved a bid for improvements to a roadway in Van Buren County, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials.

The purpose of this project is to widen approximately 8 miles of U.S. Highway 65 to four lanes. The improvements extend from Clinton northward to State Highway 110.

Bobby Kennedy Construction Company of Quitman was awarded the contract at $33,984,382.53.

Construction is scheduled to begin in two to four weeks, weather permitting. Completion is expected in early 2021.

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