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Several road projects approved in northeast Arkansas

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department has announced the bid approval of several road projects across the state.

The announcements came Monday and included several areas in northeast Arkansas, below are the projects planned:

  • Craighead County (and some surrounding areas):

Traffic light to be installed at the intersection of Highway 49, Valley View Dr. and Darr Hill Road. L.E.G. Enterprises, Inc. of Cabot, Arkansas was awarded the contract at $173,475.07. The project could begin in two to four weeks and may be completed by May 2015.

Cable median barrier to be installed on Highway 63. Construction will extend south from Commerce Drive in Jonesboro to Highway 14, west of Marked Tree. Collins & Hermann, Inc. of St. Louis, Missouri was awarded the contract at $6,215,645.56. The project could begin in two to four weeks and may be completed by fall 2015.

Cable median barrier to be installed on Highway 67 from Bald Knob to west of Cash. Fenton Excavating & Construction, Inc. of Clinton TWP, Michigan was awarded the contract at $7,396,979.29. The project could begin in two to four weeks and may be completed by fall 2015.

  • Greene County:

Reconstruction of 1.9 miles of County Road 113 (W. Greene County Road), southwest of Paragould. Work on the project will extend west from Highway 351 to County Road 720. Robertson Contractors, Inc. of Poplar Bluff, Missouri was awarded the contract at $1,328,905.58. The project could begin in two to four weeks and may be completed by fall 2015.

  • Independence County:

Traffic light to be installed at the intersection of Highway 167 (Batesville Blvd.), Highway 14 (Allen Chapel Rd.) and Highway 25 (Heber Springs Rd.) in Batesville. Ewing Signal Construction, LLC of Nixa, Missouri was awarded the contract at $169,085.45. The project could begin in two to four weeks and may be completed by July 2015.

  • Mississippi County:

Reconstruction of 4.2 miles of Interstate 55 and the raising of one overpass east of Blytheville. Work on the project will extend north from Highway 18 to the Missouri state line. Delta Asphalt of Arkansas, Inc. of Paragould, Arkansas was awarded the contract at $25,362,155.61. The project could begin in two to four weeks and may be completed by early 2016.

Resurfacing of 0.8 miles in Keiser on Main St. and School St. Delta Asphalt of Arkansas, Inc. of Paragould, Arkansas was awarded the contract at $170,926.50. The project could begin in two to four weeks and may be completed by Dec. 2014.

Resurfacing of 2.3 miles of County Road 39 (Lee County Rd. 309) and will extend south from Highway 18 to County Road 442, southeast of Manila. Kingridge Enterprises, Inc. of Little Rock, Arkansas was awarded the contract at $347,958.40. The project could begin in two to four weeks and may be completed by Dec. 2014.

  • Poinsett County:

Resurfacing of 1.8 miles of County Road 6 (Long Creek Ln.) work will extend north from Cunningham Rd. to County Road 214, west of Weiner. Asphalt Producers, LLC of Jonesboro, Arkansas was awarded the contract at $311,437.88. The project could begin in two to four weeks and may be completed by Dec. 2014.

  • White County:

Replacing the bridge on County Road 184 (Velvet Ridge Road). Bridge will be located over Glaise Creek, just west of Black Road, west of Bradford. Robertson Contractors, Inc. of Poplar Bluff, Missouri was awarded the contract at $885,194.35. The project could begin in two to four weeks and may be completed by fall 2015.

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