Tagged: arkansas highway and transportation department

Metroplan: I-30 Construction Plan Would Only Move Congestion

by Alexis Crowe 11/4/2015 3:35 pm

The plan to widen Interstate 30 in Little Rock would push congestion and bottlenecking to new areas unless other roadways are widened, leaders at Metroplan said Wednesday.

UCA Receives $3M from Highway and Transportation Department

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/27/2015 3:50 pm

University of Central Arkansas President Tom Courtway was presented with a $3 million check today.

New US 63 Bridge Opens over Black River at Black Rock

by Associated Press 5/18/2015 6:57 am

The new U.S. 63 bridge over the Black River at Black Rock is now open to traffic.

Federal Funding for Arkansas Highways to End May 31

by Associated Press 5/13/2015 6:58 am

The director of the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department says federal funding for the state's highway projects will end May 31.

Sign-hanging, Island Building Closing Lanes at Big Rock Interchange in LR

by Associated Press 7/11/2014 3:40 pm

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.

I-430 to Chenal Exit Ramp Closing This Week

by Associated Press 9/16/2013 10:58 am

An exit ramp from northbound Interstate 430 to Chenal Parkway in west Little Rock will be closed from Wednesday through Friday this week so workers can hang steel as the interchange is reconstructed.

UPDATE: I-30, Clinton Pedestrian Bridges Pass State Inspections After Barge Incident

by Associated Press 8/26/2013 4:23 pm

The state highway department says two bridges across the Arkansas River that were struck by loose barges over the weekend have passed another inspection.

Highway Chief Scott Bennett: Arkansas Roads Face Funding Gap

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 7/18/2013 3:38 pm

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.

Taking The Road Less Traveled: 9 Great Arkansas Destinations

by Heather Bennett 4/1/2013 12:00 am

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.

Fort Smith Section of I-540 Site of $79M Project

by Associated Press 1/4/2013 11:43 am

Arkansas highway officials say they are about to begin a $79 million project to rehabilitate a stretch of Interstate 540 in western Arkansas.

Arkansas Voters Approve Sales Tax Increase for Roads

by Associated Press 11/6/2012 11:29 pm

Arkansas voters have approved a half-cent sales tax increase to fund $1.8 billion in highway improvements over the next 10 years.

Voice Your Opinion On The Broadway Bridge at Today's Public Involvement Meeting

by Karen Martin 2/7/2012 5:31 am

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.

How Adjusting Your Transportation Plan Can Help the Environment

by Leigh Ann Golden 1/1/2008 12:00 am

From carpools to bikes to public transportation, you’ve got choices when it comes to reaching your destination in an environmentally friendly way. Here's some tips and hints.