Tagged: danny straessle

Central Arkansas Planners Think I-30 Proposal Costly, Inefficient

by Mark Friedman 8/17/2015 12:00 am

The state Highway Department’s $450 million plan to widen Interstate 30, a project that includes replacing the Arkansas River Bridge, is generating hand-wringing from area planners.

Cautious Optimism for Rebuilding Broadway Bridge

by Austin DuVall 8/17/2015 12:00 am

Motorists who regularly drive downtown may dread next year’s replacement of the Broadway Bridge, but Little Rock and transit officials don’t expect the $98.4 million project to cause many problems for area businesses.

Work Begins to Fix Pig Trail After Slide

by George Waldon 8/17/2015 12:00 am

The clock is ticking for workers to complete emergency repairs by Halloween and reopen to traffic on the famed Pig Trail Scenic Byway in northwest Arkansas.

Jonesboro Building $1.2M Roundabout

by Mark Friedman 7/27/2015 12:00 am

The bid for the project was opened last week, and it appeared Seagraves Construction Inc. of Maynard was the low bidder with a $1.2 million bid, according to Arkansas State Highway & Transportation Department spokesman Danny Straessle.

Transportation Department Appoints New Public Information Officer

by Alexis Hosticka 6/19/2015 3:09 pm

The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department has named Danny Straessle the new public information officer.

First Section of Bella Vista Bypass to Open

by Associated Press 4/21/2014 3:32 pm

Highway officials say the first section of the long-awaited Bella Vista Bypass will open to traffic in northern Arkansas this week.

$31.4M Bridge Project Set for Jackson County

by Mark Friedman 11/18/2013 12:00 am

The job involves reconstructing one mile of Highway 367 and building a two-lane White River bridge at Newport, according to a news release from the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department.