Road improvements planned in several NE AR counties

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has announced several road improvement projects around northeast Arkansas.

The announcement came in several news releases Tuesday stating that bids were approved by the Arkansas State Highway Commission.

Here is the road improvements listed county-by-county:


  • Resurface 3.2 miles of Highway 90 near Boydsville
  • Resurface 2.3 miles of streets in Piggott, 1.4 miles in Corning, and 0.8 mile in McDougal


  • Resurface 6 miles of Highway 49, north of Brinkley - work will extend south from Highway 64
  • Resurface 2.3 miles of Highway 1 - work will be performed between Highway 306 (Old Military Road) in Colt and Highway 350


  • Resurface 2.4 miles of Highway 412 (W. Kingshighway) at Paragould - work will extend east from near Cache Road to near Carroll Road


  • Resurface 0.9 mile of Highway 233 and 1.3 miles of Highway 394 (E. Main St.) in Batesville - work will extend north from Miller Creek to Highway 67.


  • Resurface 7 miles of Highway 367 - work will extend north from the White County line to the Independence County line
  • Resurface 12.2 miles of Highway 18, near Newport
  • Resurface 1.1 miles of County Road 74 - work will extend 1.1 miles north of Highway 37, near of Grubbs


  • Resurface 1.4 miles of streets in Imboden, 1.2 miles in Black Rock, and 0.6 mile of a Street in Ravenden


  • Resurface 1.6 miles of Highway 137 - work will extend east from Highway 312
  • Resurface 1.4 miles of Highway 18 (East Main Street) at Blytheville - work will extend east from Interstate 55 to Highway 980


  • Resurface 1 mile of Highway 463 at Trumann - work will extend south from Highway 69 (W. Speedway Street) to near Plaza Avenue
  • Resurface 2 miles of streets in Harrisburg and 0.7 miles in Waldenburg


  • Resurface 2 miles of Highway 115 (Mansker Drive) at Pocahontas - work will extend north from Highway 90 (North Thomasville Street) to Highway 251


  • Resurface 5.5 miles of Highway 167 - work will extend south from the Highway 354 (Main Street) in Ash Flat

All of the projects are expected to begin in two to four weeks and be completed by summer, according to AHTD.

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