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New Lanes Open on Interstate 49 in Benton County

Beginning Friday morning, September 8 at 6:00 a.m., the completed inside lanes for northbound and southbound I-49 between Exits 78 and 83 will be opened to traffic. Sep 07 2017

New Lanes Open on Interstate 49 in Washington and Benton Counties

Eight miles of newly constructed inside lanes on I-49 in Johnson and Springdale will be opened to traffic.Nov 02 2016

Arkansas Highway Commission Approves Bid for Improvements in Benton County (CA0901)

The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved a bid for improvements to a roadway in Benton County.Jul 06 2016

Arkansas Highway Commission Approves Bid for Improvements in Benton County (CA0902)

The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved a bid for improvements to a roadway in Benton County.Jul 06 2016

Arkansas Highway Commission Approves Bid for Improvements in Benton & Washington Counties (CA1101)

The purpose of the project is to widen 3.4 miles of Interstate 49 in Benton and Washington Counties. The work will extend from Highway 412 (W. Sunset Avenue) northward to Wagon Wheel Road in Springdale.Sep 08 2015

Arkansas Highway Commission Approves Bid for Improvements in Washington County (CA0401)

The purpose of the project is to widen 3.8 miles of Interstate 49. The work will extend north from Highway 71B to Highway 412.Jun 15 2015

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.

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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.

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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.

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