Flyover Bridge Bids Opened
Posted: November 3, 2012 at 5 a.m.
Construction is set to begin early next year on a long-awaited flyover bridge that will connect northbound College Avenue to the Fulbright Expressway and two streets south of the Northwest Arkansas Mall.
At A Glance
The busiest interchange in Washington County is Interstate 540 and Sunset Avenue in Springdale with about 67,000 cars a day on I-540 and 40,000 on Sunset Avenue. In Benton County, the busiest is I-540 and Walnut Street-Walton Boulevard on the Rogers-Bentonville line, with 72,000 cars a day on I-540 and 33,500 on Walnut-Walton. The busiest interchange in the state is I-430 and I-630 interchange in west Little Rock.
Sources: Arkansas Highway And Transportation Department, Northwest Arkansas Regional Planning Commission, City Of Fayetteville
Go to the online version of this story at nwaonline.com to see a conceptual drawing of the flyover bridge.
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