Tagged: Scott Bennett

Twitter Effort Tackles Infrastructure Needs

Twitter Effort Tackles Infrastructure Needs

Transportation

Shannon Newton’s constituents are - obviously as president of the Arkansas Trucking Association - Arkansas trucking executives, who are in favor of raising the federal fuel tax to fund highway upkeep and repair. read more >

Arkansas Highway Construction Projects Back On

Arkansas Highway Construction Projects Back On

Transportation

Two of the more prominent projects back up for bidding include phase two of the interchange at interstates 30 and 430 and rehabilitation of the interchange of I-430 and Cantrell Road in west Little Rock. 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 >

Highway Officials Unveil Last Leg of 430/630 Interchange

Highway Officials Unveil Last Leg of 430/630 Interchange

Transportation

Highway officials gave a bird's-eye view of a $150 million project at Arkansas' busiest intersection Wednesday, gathering with politicians and others on the highest bridge of a rebuilt interchange that eases traffic flow among Little Rock and its suburbs. read more >

Options Limited for Governor's Highway Panel (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

Options Limited for Governor's Highway Panel (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

Transportation

By creating a working group of education leaders, business owners, legislators and highway officials to come up with solutions for Arkansas' road funding woes, Gov. Asa Hutchinson says he wants to find consensus on a long-running problem for the state. But with few options beyond raising taxes or tapping into general revenue, middle ground will be difficult to find. read more >

AHTD Uses Lessons Learned Last Winter

TransportationCover Story

It might not look it, but Arkansas has some of the most highway miles in the country with more than 16,000, ranking it 12th in the United States. Throw in more than 7,000 bridges, and the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department understandably can be overwhelmed when an ice storm sweeps though the state. read more >