ARDOT Area Roadway Improvements

ARDOT

The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved bids for improvements to area roadways in Cleburne, Izard and Lawrence Counties.

Arkansas Department of Transportation officials say the project in Cleburne County is to construct a passing lane east of Heber Springs on 1.3 miles of State Highway 16. The passing lane will be located west of River Bluff Road.

Bobby Kennedy Construction Company of Quitman was awarded the contract at $1,824,896.43.

The project in Izard County is to replace one bridge with a reinforced concrete box culvert on U.S Highway 69B.

West Plains Br. & Grading, LLC of West Plains, Missouri was awarded the contract at $370,000.00.

The project in Lawrence County is to resurface approximately one mile of selected sections of County Road 66 near Walnut Ridge and 2.4 miles of selected sections of County Road 13 near Smithville.

Atlast Asphalt of Batesville was awarded the contract at $431,983.39.

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

Completion is expected in late 2018.

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