This video was shot at 9:00 on Tuesday night on Interstate 40 between Ft Smith and Little Rock. A road resurfacing project on the inside lane stretch from two miles. Dozens of men and women were working hard just feet from passing traffic. This is Work Zone Safety Awareness Week in the United States. A […]
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 […]
Photo top from left: Jocie Baker, Mariah Crews and Justin Edwards; bottom: Madeline Giebler, Brady Patrick and Emily Sherrill. Oct. 22, 2019 Reprinted from the University of Arkansas Website FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Six civil engineering students have been awarded scholarships from the Arkansas Good Roads Foundation.Each year, the Arkansas Good Roads Foundation, in association with […]
Story by George Jarred, Talk Business & Politics, October 10, 2019 One measure for a vibrant local economy is the number of commercial real estate projects underway. In Jonesboro, the Embassy Suites by Hilton and Red Wolf Convention Center project is nearing completion and the new surgical tower on the St. Bernards medical campus should […]
(VIDEO) In small towns across Arkansas there is a constant effort to maintain existing roads and bridges. Most local leaders are doing this on a tight budget as they maximize their resources. As a great example, take two minutes to look at the issues in Independence County.
RAZORBACKS & ROADS: THEY’RE AMONG THE SUBJECTS JACKSONVILLE MAYOR BOB JOHNSON IS THOROUGHLY PASSIONATE ABOUT
By Bill Paddack Friendly and engaging, knowledgeable and forthcoming, Jacksonville Mayor Bob Johnson welcomes a visitor to City Hall on a June afternoon and is delighted to explain a story or two behind the Razorback memorabilia in his office. It’s a terrific time to be discussing University of Arkansas athletics. The day before, the Diamond […]