Tagged: Arkansas Department Of Transportation

New Hotels Chase Room Revenue Growth

New Hotels Chase Room Revenue Growth

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The pulse of the Little Rock-North Little Rock hotel market is beating stronger than those of many hospitality markets around the nation, according to data compiled by a leading industry observer. read more >

Ort Back Speaking for ArDOT

Ort Back Speaking for ArDOT

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Randy Ort is back as the external spokesman for the Arkansas Department of Transportation but only, he hopes, for a short while. read more >

Road Tax Proponents Already Revving Up

Road Tax Proponents Already Revving Up

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A constitutional amendment to make a half-cent sales tax permanent goes before Arkansas voters on Nov. 3. Those in favor of the amendment, which would dedicate the tax revenue to the state highway fund, are already out beating the bushes to drum up support. read more >

Highway Funding Plan Hurts Poor, Critic Says

Highway Funding Plan Hurts Poor, Critic Says

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Gov. Asa Hutchinson has signed legislation that will raise an estimated $95 million annually for the state’s highways, but a public policy group says the sales tax portion is too regressive. read more >

Arkansas' Highways to Nowhere

Arkansas' Highways to Nowhere

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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 >

I-49 Bypass Gets Its Wish: A $25M Grant

I-49 Bypass Gets Its Wish: A $25M Grant

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The bypass is a 19-mile stretch of Interstate 49 that will sweep around Bella Vista to the west and reconnect in southern Missouri. It is the only uncompleted stretch of Interstate 49 between Kansas City and Fort Smith. read more >