(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 […]
by Noel Oman The Arkansas Department of Transportation will use an accelerated construction method for the first time on a $12.6 million project to replace two small bridges on Interstate 30 crossing De Roche Creek, which marks the boundary between Hot Spring and Clark counties. Under the method, the new bridges will be constructed next […]
If you want to look at one specific highway project that has really changed the quality of life in a community think about the beautiful new Highway 70 connecting Interstate 30 in Saline County to Hot Springs. What was a narrow, outdated, winding road is now a beautifully designed five lane highway running 18 miles. […]
Melissa Boyd of Tulsa and Kevin Weston of Benton, Arkansas have been awarded $5,000 scholarships by the Arkansas Good Roads Foundation. The $5,000 scholarships will help both of these dynamic young people continue their civil engineering studies at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. The Arkansas Good Roads Foundation works to remind all Arkansans why quality […]