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Posted: January 5, 2013 at 3:13 a.m.

I-540 road work ready to begin FORT SMITH — Arkansas highway officials said they are about to begin a $79 million project to rehabilitate a stretch of Interstate 540 in western Arkansas.

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Northwest Arkansas, Pages 10 on 01/05/2013


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