Arkansas Hwy. Commission Approves Bid for Improvements in White County

Jun 11th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Community

LITTLE ROCK (6-10) - The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved a bid for improvements to a roadway in White County, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) officials and County Judge Michael Lincoln.

The purpose of the project is to resurface 1 mile of roadway in White County.

Roadway Location Nearest City Miles

Co. Rd. 66 (Kensett Rd.) Extends south from Little Red River S. of Judsonia 1

White County of Searcy, Arkansas was awarded the contract at $146,639.40.

This county road project is funded through the State Aid Road Program established by the legislature and administered by the State Aid Division of the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department.  This program provides approximately $20 million annually from the state motor fuels tax to assist counties with projects of their choosing on the county road system.

Construction is scheduled begin in two to four weeks, weather permitting. The project should be complete on or before October 15th.

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