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Southwest I Street Brings Sidewalks, Drainage

Posted: February 1, 2013 at 4:54 a.m.

Mark Glover with Decco Contractors Paving handles traffic control Wednesday as crews work to level sections of pavement on Southwest ‘I’ Street in Bentonville. The improved stretch of road between Southwest 14th Street and Southwest Regional Airport Boulevard officially opened Jan. 22.

It was 30 degrees as Frank Piercey stood on the sidewalk in front of the Salvation Army on Southwest I Street on Wednesday afternoon. Piercey shifted from foot to foot to keep warm after he walked more than two miles in the blustering wind from the Bentonville Public Library to the Salvation Army.

At A Glance

About The Project

Southwest I Street Widening Project

• Start Date: January 2010

• Expected Completion Date: March 2012

• Date Opened to Traffic: January 2013

Source: Staff Report

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