Redesign Slows Progress

Monte Ne Resident Says Road Too Close To House

Posted: February 4, 2013 at 2 a.m.

Property acquisition for the Monte Ne Road project has stopped until a redesign is completed of the confluence of the road with Arkansas, First and Oak streets.

At A Glance

The Monte Ne Road Improvement Project

Monte Ne Road is one of the major street projects in the 2011 bond election that extended a 1 percent sale tax to repay $135.4 million in bonds.

• The project is divided into two sections, Monte Ne north and Monte Ne south.

• The northern section is expected to cost about $6 million and the southern section, about $4 million.

• Construction is not expected to begin on the southern section until late this year.

• Construction on the northern section isn’t expected to begin until 2014.

Source: Staff Report

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