Tagged: U.s. Department Of Transportation

Biden Budget Includes $149M for Three Rivers Project

Biden Budget Includes $149M for Three Rivers Project

Transportation

President Joe Biden’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2022 includes $149 million for the Three Rivers Project, which officials say would prevent an economically devastating shutdown of the 50-year-old McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System. read more >

Arkansas Airports Get $1.4M in Grants

Arkansas Airports Get $1.4M in Grants

Transportation

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded more than $1.4 million in federal grants to airports and airfields in Arkansas to offset costs and maintain jobs amid the COVID-19 pandemic. read more >

East Arkansas Tourist Byway Pedals Toward 2025 Finish

East Arkansas Tourist Byway Pedals Toward 2025 Finish

TransportationCover Story

The stage is set for an especially busy year of progress on the Delta Heritage Trail. Construction will be complete or in motion on more than 24 miles of biking-hiking pathway in east Arkansas backed by an estimated $9.4 million during 2021. read more >

Arkansas Gets $40M for U.S. 67 Improvement

Arkansas Gets $40M for U.S. 67 Improvement

Transportation

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced last month that it was awarding $40 million to the Arkansas Transportation Department to reconstruct and improve two sections of U.S. Highway 67 in Jacksonville and Cabot. read more >

EAS-y Does It (Editorial)

EAS-y Does It (Editorial)

OpinionTransportation

Is air service essential enough that taxpayers should subsidize private companies because there isn’t enough consumer demand? The cities and airports served by EAS, in Arkansas and elsewhere, don’t struggle to answer that question at all. And Congress is on their side. read more >

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

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

Transportation

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 >