Arkansas 112 project gets federal approval

ARDOT to begin construction in ’25

A dump truck heads east onto Arkansas 612 at Arkansas 112 north of Elm Springs in Springdale on Friday, July 28, 2023. Northwest Arkansas regional planners are pursuing $50 million in federal grants to help pay for two major transportation projects, another section of the Springdale Northern Bypass and improvements to Arkansas 112. (NWA Democrat-Gazette/Andy Shupe)

SPRINGDALE -- Efforts to improve Arkansas 112 as a north-south corridor cleared a major hurdle Monday with the Federal Highway Administration finding no significant environmental impacts and approving the selected routes for parts of the project between U.S