Public meeting scheduled on Paragould bypass construction

PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) - The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department has announced the date and time for a public meeting concerning a Paragould bypass.

According to AHTD, the meeting will be Oct. 30 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Paragould Community Center located at 3404 Linwood Drive.

Construction will take place south from Highway 412 between Pine Knot Road and Pioneer Creek Road, across Highway 358 near McDaniel Road then east to Highway 49, near Statler Road, according to AHTD.

The meeting will allow residents to learn more about the project and to voice questions and concerns. The public will also be able to see two options for an interchange at Highway 358.

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