Road Project Under Way

Mayor Hopes Highway Widening Will Attract Businesses

Posted: February 4, 2013 at 1:53 a.m.

David Einsele works Friday to compact dirt around new drainage that has been laid as work begins to widen Arkansas 102 from Greenhouse Road to Centerton.

The mayor of Centerton hopes more lanes on Arkansas 102 will mean more tax dollars for his city.

At A Glance

Who’s Paying For It?

The widening project on Arkansas 102 between Greenhouse Road and Main Street in Centerton is funded through federal, state and local money. Here’s the breakdown:

• Federal money: $13.75 million

• City of Centerton: $2.3 million

• State money: $1.1 million

Source: Arkansas Highway And Transportation Department

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