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).
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 […]
After more than 30 years of local people sitting in traffic waiting for trains to cross through the downtown area, traffic will soon be easier to navigate in Mayflower. Local, state, and federal officials were on hand this week for the groundbreaking of a $26 million dollar railroad overpass project. For decades local officials have […]
This is an Arkansas Department of Transportation map that shows what roads and bridge projects will be possible if Issue 1 passes. The continuation of this revenue source will allow for $5.6 billion in road and bridge maintenance and a second phase of the Connecting Arkansas program. There is no new tax involved here. This […]