The state Highway and Transportation Department said Friday that the eastbound lane of Financial Center Parkway from Hermitage Road to Interstate 630 will be closed so crews can build traffic islands amid a construction project. Work will take place next Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Even with the extra money from a sales tax increase that took effect this month, Arkansas needs an additional $200 million a year over the next decade to maintain its roads, the state's top highway official said Thursday.
Remember the Sunday drive? It was that old tradition of piling into the family land yacht, sliding across hot seats to nab a spot by the window, daydreaming and talking while late spring wind whooshed across your face, and stopping for the best swirl cone in the country at your favorite rural dairy shack.
Do you have something to say about proposals for replacing the Broadway Bridge? A public involvement meeting to discuss plans for the Broadway Bridge will be held from 4-7 p.m. today (Feb. 7) in the training room of the Arkansas Transit Association building, 620 W. Broadway, in North Little Rock.