Highway Department to Hold Public Session in Paragould to Discuss U.S. 49 Plans

DECEMBER 8, 2005 - Posted at 5:53 a.m. CST

PARAGOULD, AR - The Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department (AHTD) will hold a public involvement session in Paragould this afternoon and evening to discuss plans for improvements to U.S. Highway 49.

The meeting will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. at Paragould High School, located at 631 West Court Street in Paragould.

Plans call for widening Highway 49 in Paragould to five lanes extending from U.S. 412 northward to Highway 135.

The public is invited to visit anytime during the scheduled hours to view displays, ask questions and offer comments.