Tagged: Hernando De Soto Bridge

I-40 Bridge Closing Blocked Southland Casino

I-40 Bridge Closing Blocked Southland Casino

WhispersTransportation

The three-and-a-half-month closing of the Hernando de Soto Bridge this year was costly for Southland Casino Racing in West Memphis, just 8 miles from the span that crosses the Mississippi River. read more >

Arkansas Transport Companies Hauling In Revenue

Arkansas Transport Companies Hauling In Revenue

Technology & TelecomTransportation

Things are going well for the state’s publicly traded transportation companies, and not just because the Interstate 40 bridge spanning the Mississippi River between Memphis and West Memphis finally reopened. read more >

I-40 Bridge Nightmare Nearing End, With Luck

I-40 Bridge Nightmare Nearing End, With Luck

Transportation

No official has given a hard date for when the six-lane Interstate 40 bridge across the Mississippi River will reopen for traffic, but it is beginning to look like the end of July is a good bet. read more >

Third-World Problems (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Third-World Problems (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionHealth CareTransportationEditor's Note

For reasons that I cannot grasp, a depressing majority of Arkansans over age 16 — two out of three — are still not fully vaccinated against the disease that has killed almost 6,000 of our neighbors. read more >

Mending Bridges a Constant Mission

Mending Bridges a Constant Mission

TransportationCover Story

Arkansas inspects its bridges at least once every two years — and more frequently for bridges that have earned a structurally deficient label — and Mike Hill insists the term sounds worse than it is. read more >