Bentonville Traffic Study Prioritizes Improvements

Posted: March 1, 2014 at 5 a.m.

BENTONVILLE -- A recent traffic study proffers 29 improvement projects to city planning officials.

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The Bentonville City Wide Traffic Study report recommends 29 projects in the city. They are divided into short-term, mid-term, long-term and future projects. The list isn’t organized by priority.

Short-Term Projects

• North Walton and Tiger boulevards and Northwest 12th Street intersection

• North/South Walton Boulevard and West Central Avenue intersection

• Southeast Walton Boulevard and Medical Center Parkway intersection

• John DeShields Boulevard/Museum Way and Northeast J Street intersection

• East Central Avenue and Northeast/Southeast J Street intersection

• Southwest Second Street and Elm Tree Road intersection

• Southeast 14th and Southeast Phyllis streets intersection

• Southeast 28th and Southeast J Street intersection

• Southeast 28th Street and Medical Center Parkway intersection

Mid-Term Projects

• Northwest Fifth Street corridor project with North Walton Boulevard and Wal-Mart Drive intersection project and Northwest Fifth Street at Bella Vista Road intersection project

• Southwest Second Street corridor with Southwest Second Street at Elm Tree Road intersection

• Southwest 10th Street corridor with South Walton Boulevard at Redbud Street intersection and Southwest 10th Street at Southwest A Street intersection

• Southeast/Southwest 14th Street corridor project with Southeast 14th Street at Southeast Phyllis Street intersection

• Southeast/Southwest 28th Street corridor project with Southeast 28th Street at Southeast J Street intersection and Southeast 28th Street at Medical Parkway intersection

• Northeast/Northwest J Street corridor with East Central Avenue at Northeast/Southeast J Street intersection

• East Central Avenue corridor

• West Central Avenue corridor with North/South Walton Boulevard at West Central Avenue intersection

• Tiger Boulevard at Bella Vista Road intersection

• North/South Walton Boulevard corridor with Southeast Walton Boulevard at Medical Center Parkway intersection

Long-Term Projects

• Southeast/Southwest 14th Street corridor

• North/South Walton Boulevard corridor

Future projects, to be done between 15-20 years:

• Northwest A Street corridor

• Southwest A Street corridor

• East Battlefield Boulevard corridor

• Been Road corridor

• Bright Road corridor

• Bella Vista Road corridor

• Moberly Lane corridor

• Tiger Boulevard

Source: City Of Bentonville

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