AR highway commission green lights Jonesboro roundabout project

AR highway commission green lights Jonesboro roundabout project
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JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved a roundabout project in Jonesboro.

The commission approved a bid to construct a roundabout at the intersection of Highway 351 and Aggie Road, according to a news release from the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD).

Construction is expected to begin in two to four weeks, weather permitting.

The project, according to AHTD, should be completed this summer.

Seagraves Construction, Inc. of Maynard was awarded the $1,199,466.75 contract.

The project announcement was among several released by the AHTD. Those bid approvals include the following:

  • Crittenden County

Resurface 12 miles on Interstate 40, including the replacement of two bridges. The bridges are over 10 Mile Bayou and 15 Mile Bayou. The job also includes the rehabilitation of the I-55 Bridge at the Interstate 40/55 Interchange in West Memphis and the installation of cable median barrier. The work will be performed between Shearerville (mile marker 264) and Highway 77 (mile marker 278).

APAC-Tennessee of Memphis, Tennessee was awarded the contract at $38,530,762.65.

Construction to begin in two to four weeks, weather permitting.

  • Lawrence County

Resurface 0.7 mile of Fulbright Avenue in College City. The work will extend east from U.S. Highway 67 to Stafford Ln.

Chester Bross Construction Co. of Hannibal, Missouri was awarded the contract at $279,003.00.

Construction to begin in two to four weeks, weather permitting.

  • White County

-Resurface 1.7 miles of roadway in Bald Knob.

Atlas Asphalt, Inc. of Batesville, Arkansas was awarded the contract at $188,710.21.

Construction to begin in two to four weeks, weather permitting.

-Resurface 1.7 miles of roadway in Searcy.

Delta Asphalt of Arkansas, Inc. of Paragould, Arkansas was awarded the contract at $249,413.55.

Construction to begin in two to four weeks, weather permitting.

-Resurface 1.5 mile of County Road 51.

White County of Searcy, Arkansas was awarded the contract at $119,098.59.

Construction to begin in two to four weeks, weather permitting.

  • Woodruff County

Resurface 1 mile of County Roads 56, 57 and 230.

M & T Paving & Construction Co. Inc. of Forrest City, Arkansas was awarded the contract at $185,221.72.

Construction to begin in two to four weeks, weather permitting.

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