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Traffic proceeds on Interstate 30 in Little Rock during evening rush hour.
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Arkansas’ Highways to Nowhere

Arkansas needs hundreds of millions more dollars to adequately maintain current roads and bridges and keep up with future needs. The last new money the state dug up for Arkansas highways was $50 million the governor scraped together in 2016 from existing sources. read more >
Construction / Government & Politics

Study Cites Economic Benefits of Spending More on Roads

The Arkansas Good Roads Foundation and the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce release a study that showed the projected economic impact of increased spending on state roads and highways. read more >
Mike Hill, the heavy-bridge maintenance engineer for the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department, on the Hernando de Soto Bridge that carries Interstate 40 across the Mississippi River.
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Arkansas Bridges Still Need Improvements

Arkansas’ perpetual struggle to repair and replace its aged and ailing bridges is paying small dividends. read more >
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Report: 7 Percent of Arkansas Bridges Structurally Deficient

Of the 12,853 bridges in the state, 845, or 7 percent, are classified as structurally deficient, meaning that one or more of the key bridge elements — such as the deck, superstructure or substructure — are considered to be in “poor” or worse condition. read more >