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1st meeting on I-30 corridor draws 150

‘They won’t tell you anything,’ one business owner says of road officials

Posted: August 13, 2014 at 3:56 a.m.

Ron Montgomery and his wife, Angela, examine one of several maps outlining areas under study by the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department to relieve traffic congestion on Interstate 30 during a public forum Tuesday in North Little Rock. The Montgomerys own several businesses in the area under study for possible highway expansion, which the Highway Department hopes to start in 2017.

Nearly 150 people showed up Tuesday night at the first of two public meetings the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department is holding this week to help plan improvements to the Interstate 30 corridor through Little Rock and North Little Rock.

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