Work Zone Safety Awareness: A Reminder to Slow Down and Stay Alert on the Road
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 […]
A huge infrastructure moment for Arkansas This Week!
The groundbreaking for the expansion of I-49 from Alma to Barling. A project that will include a new bridge over the Arkansas River. This multiyear effort will be another step in positioning Arkansas at the very heart of the American supply chain. Fort Smith is a unique meeting place for the river, railroad lines, the […]
Recruit, Hire, & Retain – Big Challenges for Arkansas Employers
A letter from Joe Quinn, AGRF Executive Director We are now almost two and a half years removed from March of 2020, when Covid arrived, and life changed overnight. Most of us have now stopped wearing masks, and many people are back to going to an office every morning, but some things are simply […]
ARDOT LEADS EFFORT TO PROTECT ROAD WORKERS
Jeremy Bolt still has nightmares about Dec. 8 last year when he and his wife Mitzi could have died while working as part of a crew on an Arkansas road project. In the dream he feels pieces of debris flying at him from a nearby crash and he is fighting to avoid cars racing toward […]