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Highway commission approves road improvement bids

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JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

The Arkansas State Highway Commission approved bids Tuesday for road improvements in several Region 8 counties.

According to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department officials, the commission approved the following:

  • Independence County-Atlas Asphalt, Inc. of Batesville awarded $873,5623.26 to resurface 8 miles of State Highway 394 between State Highway 69 in Batesville and Highway 69 just north of Magness.
  • Independence County-Atlas Asphalt, Inc. of Batesville awarded $200,621.60 to resurface 3 miles of County Road 3 (Wagon Wheel Road) at Floral.
  • Jackson County-Asphalt Producers, LLC of Jonesboro awarded $125,803.92 to resurface 1 mile of State Highway 18 between State Highway 17 and State Highway 367 near Newport.
  • Lawrence County-Atlas Asphalt, Inc. of Batesville awarded $337,541.34 to resurface 3 miles of State Highway 25 between Lake Charles State Park and Powhatan.
  • Mississippi County-Delta Asphalt of Arkansas, Inc. of Paragould awarded $684,448.66 to resurface 3 miles of State Highway 18 from the BNSF Rail Road to where state maintenance ends in Armorel.
  • Mississippi County-Sugg Construction, Inc. of Jonesboro awarded $394,598.42 to resurface Washington, Adams and Rockefeller Avenues in Wilson and Lee and Keiser Avenues in Osceola.

The commission also approved two resurfacing bids in Craighead County.

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