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Broadway Bridge to Reopen Next Week

The Broadway Bridge over the Arkansas River that connects the downtowns of Little Rock and North Little Rock is set to open to north-south traffic next week, about a month earlier than planned. read more >
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Transportation Department Appoints New Public Information Officer

The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department has named Danny Straessle the new public information officer. read more >
Government & Politics / Transportation

AHTD Makes Three Staff Promotions

The Arkansas State Highway & Transportation Department has announced three promotions at its Little Rock office. read more >
The city of Conway's borders already extend south of the southern interchange being constructed on Interstate 40. However, its borders on the interstate itself stop just short of Lake Conway's northern shore.
Construction / Energy / Government & Politics / Real Estate / Transportation

Development Paused at Interchange as Conway Mulls Annexation

Although the Conway Corridor project was first touted as a way to encourage more retail and office development, Conway city planners are exploring options that would allow them to limit development along the new corridor. read more >

Improved Roads in Carlisle Still Reach City’s Heart (Quality of Life | Winner, Fewer than 5,000)

A new highway provides benefits for both residents and visitors. Residents see less traffic on their city streets and their families are safer. Visitors enjoy getting from point A to point B a little faster. It’s one example of why Carlisle was selected as the winner of the 2013 Arkansas Business City of Distinction Quality of Life category for cities with a population fewer than 5,000. read more >
The city of Conway endorsed the more direct route (in red) for a future Arkansas Highway 25 extension.
Construction / Government & Politics / Transportation

$6 Million Highway Project Progresses in Conway

The Conway City Council on Wednesday approved a proposed route for extending Arkansas Highway 25, agreeing on the Arkansas State Highway & Transportation Department’s forward progress on the approximately $6 million project. read more >
Government & Politics / Tourism / Transportation

Arkansas River: Geographic Divide Connects to Markets

The Arkansas River is one of four waterway systems in the state. The other navigable waterways are the Mississippi, White and Ouachita rivers, and the future of commerce on the Arkansas River is closely tied to the other waterways. read more >