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Who’s the Boss? We Are (Editorial)

Citizens who spoke up about the often-delayed I-30 widening project appear to have gotten results. read more >
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I-30 Expansion Project Eyes December Finish After Delays, Complaints From BusinessesLock Icon

Work on the project in Saline County has picked up significantly since ARDOT said it was considering holding contractor Johnson Bros. in default of contract. read more >
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Update: Highway Officials Await Proposed Fixes From I-30 Widening Contractor

The $187.3 million project in Saline County is more than 14 months behind its original scheduled completion date. read more >

Director Lorie Tudor on 100 Years of ArDOT

Tudor was named the first woman director of the Arkansas Department of Transportation in March 2020. read more >
Evening rush hour traffic moves through the Interstate 30 Crossing construction zone in Little Rock on Nov. 23, 2021
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Court: 2020 Sales Tax Can Fund Little Rock Highway Project

Arkansas Supreme Court justices reversed a lower court's ruling that had blocked the state from using the funds for the $1 billion overhaul of the I-30 corridor. read more >
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ArDOT’s Funding for Roads and Bridges Increases by $500MLock Icon

Between the 2021 Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act and the state's efforts to allot more funding for roads and highways, ArDOT's funding for its projects is increasing by about $500 million per year. read more >
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson with members of the Arkansas Council on Future Mobility (from left) Alan Mantooth, council chairman Cyrus Sigari, council members state Secretary of Transportation Lorie Tudor, state Secretary of Commerce Mike Preston and Canoo Inc. CEO Tony Aquila.
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Governor Sets Goals for Council on Future Mobility, Names Members

The council's work will “lay the foundation for Arkansas leadership in the transportation industry for decades to come," the governor said. read more >
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Cold Rings a Bell and Sounds an Alarm

Last year’s gas and grid shortcomings echoed this month: Instruments froze, output plunged, and burn-offs spewed greenhouse gases into the sky. read more >
Gov. Asa Hutchinson
Energy / Government & Politics / Public Companies

Governor Enlists Department Heads, Energy CEOs to Protect Power Grid

The goal is to avoid an electrical grid crisis like the one that crippled Texas last winter. read more >
Lorie Tudor, director of the Arkansas Department of Transportation, says I-30 Crossing work in Little Rock will continue.
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ArDOT Wins Long-Term Cash, Plots New I-30 Funding PathLock Icon

The Arkansas Supreme Court may have handed the Arkansas Department of Transportation a loss in October, but the agency isn’t licking any wounds. read more >
Lorie Harris Tudor, director of the Arkansas Department of Transportation
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ArDOT Chief Lorie Harris Tudor Has Paid Her DuesLock Icon

Lorie Harris Tudor, the first woman to head the Arkansas Transportation Department, began work there 39 years ago as an entry-level clerk typist. read more >
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Government & Politics

Tudor to Lead ArDOT as Bennett Looks to Retire

The state’s Highway Commission has named Lorie Harris Tudor as Scott Bennett's replacement. She will be the first woman director of the ArDOT. read more >
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Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department Hits High Road with 5 Promotions (Movers & Shakers)

Lorie Tudor, Emanuel Banks, Tony Sullivan, Kevin Thornton and Joe Sartini were promoted with the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department at its central office in Little Rock. read more >