Tagged: Interstate 40

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 >

75-MPH Limit Still Awaits Green Light on Arkansas Highways

75-MPH Limit Still Awaits Green Light on Arkansas Highways

LegalTransportation

A law allowing the Arkansas Highway Commission to raise the highway speed limit to 75 mph went into effect Aug. 1, but the actual raising of any speed limits will have to wait until the Department of Transportation and its engineers complete an updated traffic study. read more >

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

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

City of Distinction

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 >

$6 Million Highway Project Progresses in Conway

$6 Million Highway Project Progresses in Conway

Transportation

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 >