Tagged: interstate 49

Canal Growth Could Tighten Traffic on Arkansas Interstates (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 10/3/2016 12:00 am

June was a big month for commercial transportation and its benefits to consumers. On June 29, the Interstate Highway System turned 60. And on June 26, the expansion of the Panama Canal was completed, more than doubling the ship-board container capacity of the canal, which was built in 1914.

Developers See Surge In Northwest Arkansas Activity

by Marty Cook 3/23/2015 12:00 am

Cody Crawford, the president of C.R. Crawford Construction of Fayetteville, has his hands full with work these days. He’s not alone — the region is showing signs of shrugging off the hangover of the recession.

New Interchange Opens on I-49 in Springdale

by Associated Press 7/7/2014 2:48 pm

The Don Tyson Interchange is set to open Monday afternoon in Springdale. City officials say the new interchange should help relieve traffic congestion on Sunset Avenue, which is the main roadway used to get into and out of Springdale from the interstate.

Texarkana Central to Upcoming Transportation Growth

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/24/2014 12:00 am

Just from its portamanou name alone, it’s easy to see that Texarkana is a place that belongs to more than just one community. The two cities known as Texarkana serve not just as a central hub for the four states they anchor, but also as a checkpoint for both national transportation and international shipping.