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 […]
Arkansas Highway Projects
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).
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson is praising new potential investments in infrastructure coming from President Joe Biden’s $1 trillion funding package. Speaking to members of the nonprofit Arkansas Good Roads Foundation in a meeting Monday, Hutchinson urged Congress to take a vote on the package as soon as possible. “What it gives for us is $3.6 […]
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 […]
ARKANSAS TALK BUSINESS AND POLITICS SAYS ARDOT BRIDGE INSPECTORS HAVE SHUT DOWN A BRIDGE IN NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AFTER “SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE” FOUND
Another major bridge in Northeast Arkansas had to be shutdown immediately on Tuesday (May 25) after significant damage was discovered by inspectors. The U.S. 63/412 bridge that spans the Spring River at Ravenden was closed around 12:30 p.m., according to the Arkansas Department of Transportation. Inspectors found a broken pin and a broken hangar on […]