ARDOT Director Lorie Tudor presents the facts here about the proposed Constitutional Amendment known as Issue 1 that will be on the November 2020 General Election Ballot. Issue 1 asks voters if they will extend the current ½ cent sales tax that is set to expire in June 2023. Maintaining and improving Arkansas’ state highways, […]
By Tina Alvey DaleTalk Business & Politics If Issue 1, which would make Arkansas’ half-cent sales tax for roads and highways permanent, does not win voter approval in November, Sebastian County and the cities in it could lose $3.45 million in funding annually. That was the message from Joe Quinn, executive director of Arkansas Good […]
The Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) reminds drivers to “know before you go” and visit IDriveArkansas.com before traveling during the holiday season. Extensive highway improvements continue through the state. With those improvements come work zones. To aid in your holiday travel, ARDOT has been working hard to open as many lanes as possible. Still, travelers […]
by Steve Brawner, Arkansas Talk Business & Politics, November 27, 2019 The message that generates the most support for a proposed half-cent sales tax extension is that it would affect highways in all four corners of the state, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Tuesday (Nov. 26). Speaking to the Arkansas Good Roads Foundation Annual Meeting, Hutchinson […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:November 15, 2019 Governor Hutchinson’s weekly radio address can be found in MP3 format and downloaded HERE. LITTLE ROCK – The chance to renew the state’s half-cent sales tax to pay for highway upkeep will be the most important issue on the ballot next year, and today I’d like to talk about why […]
(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!