I-555 Work Nearing Home Stretch - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Little Rock, AR

I-555 Work Nearing Home Stretch

JANUARY 12, 2006 - Posted at 7:53 a.m. CST

 

LITTLE ROCK, AR - The Arkansas Highway Commission has accepted a bid for the last project that will complete an interstate-quality link between Jonesboro and Interstate-55 in Crittenden County.  The 44 miles of roadway is to be re-named Interstate 555 once the work is completed in 2008.

Dumey Contracting of Benton, Missouri submitted the apparent low bid yesterday to build an interchange at Highway 135 near Tyronza, which is the last improvement required before U.S. 63 is officially designated as I-555.

(The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

  • Region 8 News</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >></a>Region 8 NewsMore>>

  • Gr8 Acts of Kindness winner loses battle to cancer

    Gr8 Acts of Kindness winner loses battle to cancer

    Saturday, August 19 2017 4:34 PM EDT2017-08-19 20:34:05 GMT
    Saturday, August 19 2017 5:08 PM EDT2017-08-19 21:08:19 GMT
    January's Gr8 Acts of Kindness winner Melody Robinson with family (Source: KAIT)January's Gr8 Acts of Kindness winner Melody Robinson with family (Source: KAIT)

    With great sadness, Region 8 News learned our January Gr8 Acts of Kindness winner, Melody Robinson, passed away.

    Region 8 News's January Gr8 Acts of Kindness winner, Melody Robinson, passed away this week.?

  • 1 arrested in Helena-West Helena deadly shooting

    1 arrested in Helena-West Helena deadly shooting

    Saturday, August 19 2017 4:10 PM EDT2017-08-19 20:10:04 GMT
    Kevin Eugene Banks (Source: Helena-West Helena Police Dept.)Kevin Eugene Banks (Source: Helena-West Helena Police Dept.)

    A man is dead and two others were injured after a shooting in Helena-West Helena on Thursday afternoon. 

    A man is dead and two others were injured after a shooting in Helena-West Helena on Thursday afternoon. 

  • Sheriff: man shot while trying to help neighbor

    Sheriff: man shot while trying to help neighbor

    Saturday, August 19 2017 11:00 AM EDT2017-08-19 15:00:59 GMT
    Saturday, August 19 2017 11:15 AM EDT2017-08-19 15:15:07 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A man was shot in Independence County while trying to help his neighbor.

    A man was shot in Independence County while trying to help his neighbor.

Powered by Frankly