Jeremy Bolt still has nightmares about Dec. 8 last year when he and his wife Mitzi could have died while working as part of a crew on an Arkansas road project. In the dream he feels pieces of debris flying at him from a nearby crash and he is fighting to avoid cars racing toward […]
Arkansas Highway Projects
The Arkansas Highway Commission and the Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) are urging a unified effort between citizens and workers to increase work zone safety following two ARDOT employee deaths in work zones in a matter of weeks. “On behalf of the Arkansas Highway Commission, we are deeply saddened and concerned by the alarming rise […]
President Biden and Vice President Harris’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law is the largest long-term investment in our infrastructure and competitiveness in nearly a century. The need for action in Arkansas is clear, and recently released state-level data demonstrates that the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will deliver for Arkansas. For decades, infrastructure in Arkansas has suffered from a […]
On Friday, November 5, Congress passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The roughly $1.2 trillion bill includes spending for Arkansas, as this chart shows(published by the Eldorado News-Times).
BENTONVILLE — After decades of planning and work, the new Interstate 49 Bella Vista Bypass is ready to open for traffic. Highway officials say the work should ease traffic congestion on U.S. 71 in Bella Vista. On Thursday at 10 a.m. Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Missouri Gov. Mike Parson will join highway officials from […]
State and local officials have unveiled a new, improved section of highway in Hempstead County that helped bring a new Tyson Foods feed mill to the region. On Monday, June 21, officials gathered for a ribbon-cutting event spotlighting a new Highway 195 overlay. This project increased the load limit of a 14-mile stretch of Highway […]