$45 Million In Improvements From ARDOT

The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved bids for road improvements in Lonoke and White Counties.

Arkansas Department of Transportation officials say the purpose of the nearly $21 million project in White County is to rehabilitate the pavement on the main lanes and shoulders on U.S. Highway 67 between the Lonoke County Line and Judsonia.

Emery Sapp & Sons, Inc. of Columbia, Missouri, was awarded the contract at $20,889,159.20.

The purpose of the over $24 million project in Lonoke County is to widen three miles of State Highway 321 to five lanes with a portion of four-lane divided roadway in Cabot.

Rogers Group, Inc. of Nashville, Tennessee, was awarded the contract at $24,171,571.91.

Construction is scheduled to begin in two to four weeks, weather permitting. Completion is expected in early 2021.

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