Area Planners Hear Input
Posted: August 1, 2012 at 5:20 a.m.
A couple dozen Northwest Arkansas residents were on hand Tuesday to give regional planners their thoughts about transportation priorities for the next four years.
AT A GLANCE
Bids Opened For Local Projects
The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department recently opened bids for two projects in Benton and Washington counties.
About 1.7 miles of Arkansas 102 is being widened in Benton County. The $6.6 million project is part of overall improvements to the highway. The project will include widening from two to three lanes, new curb and gutters and sidewalks. Two culverts will be replaced. Low bidder was APAC-Central of Fayetteville.
Construction could start in two to four weeks. Completion is expected in spring 2015.
Washington County 79, south of Goshen, will be resurfaced at a cost of $151,478. Construction is expected to start in two to four weeks. Completion is expected in late summer.
Source: Highway And Transportation Department
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