(VIDEO) The Highway 70 corridor between Little Rock and Hot Springs has seen vastly improved and its impact is stunning. Even to the point of creating a new downtown resurgence in Hot Springs!
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 […]
By Joe Quinn, Arkansas Good Roads Foundation Executive Director In many ways there are probably no Arkansas elected officials who have a better finger on the pulse of a community than a county judge or small town mayor. Spend some time wandering through a county courthouse, or a modest city hall that shares space with […]
(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.
By Jeff Della Rosa, Talk Business & Politics, August 1, 2019 Emery Sapp & Sons Inc. of Columbia, Mo., will build the final segments of the Bella Vista Bypass in Arkansas over the next two years. On Aug. 1, the Arkansas Highway Commission approved two bids submitted by Emery Sapp & Sons. Combined, the bids were […]
An eastbound semi-trailer truck rolls along Interstate 40 between Little Rock and Memphis. Photo by Bill Paddack By Noel Oman, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, June 13, 2019 The Arkansas Department of Transportation would spend nearly $500 million over 20 years to widen sections of Interstate 40 between North Little Rock and West Memphis, according to a draft […]