Interstate 430 River Bridge Significant Closure Scheduled for this Weekend

A significant closure of the Interstate 430 Arkansas River Bridge will occur this weekend, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials.  Weather permitting, crews will conduct the following closures: Fri., March 5, 8:00 p.m. continuing through Mon., March 8 at 5:00 … [Read more...]

Transportation Alternatives Program and Recreational Trails Program Applications Now Available

The Arkansas State Highway Commission is pleased to announce that applications for the Arkansas Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) and the Arkansas Recreational Trails Program (RTP) are now available. Virtual seminars will be held on April 1, 2021 and May 4, 2021 to inform potential … [Read more...]

New Holiday Coming to Central Arkansas

Join central Arkansas as it celebrates a new holiday: 501 Day, to take place on 5/01 – May 1st, 2021.  Most people know 501 as the area code for central Arkansas. Over the years, 501 has come to represent much more than just part of a phone number; 501 has become a symbol of a beautiful, bustling … [Read more...]

Boozman, Tester Spearhead Bipartisan Legislation Reinstating Vets Representation in Disability Claims Process

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Jon Tester (D-MT) introduced bipartisan legislation to reinstate a critical rule allowing veterans and their representatives 48 hours to review and dispute disability claims verdicts before they are finalized.  In … [Read more...]

Arkansas Commercial Truck Safety and Education Program Applications Now Available

The Arkansas State Highway Commission is pleased to announce the next application cycle for the Arkansas Commercial Truck Safety and Education Program.  Act 1176 of 2013 authorized the Arkansas Commercial Truck Safety and Education Program (ACTSEP). The purpose of this act is to advance State … [Read more...]

UACCB To Host Gardening With Kids Class March 4th

Learn tips to include your kids in the gardening process. The class will be held at UACCB on March 4th from 6pm to 8pm. For more information, visit UACCB.coursestorm.com. … [Read more...]

Utility Relocation Requires Daily Lane Closure

A utility relocation requires a single lane closure onInterstate 430, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials.  Weather permitting, crews will conduct a daily lane closure of the outside northbound lane of I-430 between Cantrell Road (Highway 10) and Maumelle … [Read more...]

Department Seeking Public Input about Proposed Improvements to Highway 59 Bridge

The Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) will conduct an online public involvement meeting about the proposed design modifications to the Illinois River bridge replacement on Highway 59 in Benton County. The public is invited to listen, view meeting materials, and provide written … [Read more...]

Escape The Break Community Scavenger Hunt

When? March 22-26 What?  A community wide scavenger hunt with both daily & a week long puzzle sponsored by Tumbling Shoals Baptist Church How Do I Participate? Get your team together and register Your team will receive a “travel pack” that contains a passportListen to 101.9 … [Read more...]

Senators Stabenow, Boozman Announce Senate Confirmation of Secretary Vilsack

U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, and John Boozman (R-Ark.), Ranking Member, today announced that the U.S. Senate voted 92-7 to confirm Tom Vilsack to serve as U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. “After an … [Read more...]