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Noel Oman

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General assignment/Transportation reporter

General assignment/Transportation reporter

Recent Stories by Noel Oman

Historic home demolished in Little Rock; razing spurs interest in creation of Hillcrest protected zone

updated: 06/26/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 9

The razing of a 110-year-old home in the Hillcrest neighborhood of Little Rock has renewed efforts to establish a local-ordinance historic district for the area and prevent the loss of similar homes that proponents say help give the neighborhood its funky character.

Route picked for Mayflower railroad overpass

posted: 06/23/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas 89 railroad overpass project in Mayflower reached a milestone this week with the identification of a preferred alignment through the Faulkner County town of 2,200.

Little Rock-area bus rides rise 4.2% after shift of routes

posted: 06/21/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Changes to Rock Region Metro bus routes instituted last November appear to have increased ridership, leaving officials with the Pulaski County transit agency hopeful that the changes halted a long-term decline in ridership.

Developer of Main Street building in downtown Little Rock seeks to add apartments to project

posted: 06/20/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Plans to redevelop the Boyle Building on Main Street in downtown Little Rock, stalled for three years, now envision the second skyscraper built in the city including a 96-unit apartment complex rather than just simply a hotel.

Redo set for 'Ruins' in downtown Little Rock

updated: 06/12/2017 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

For Todd Raney, "The Ruins" will be home sweet home.

Arkansas highway panel votes to pursue ballot initiative that would raise up to $400 million annually

posted: 06/08/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Highway Commission said Wednesday that it would pursue a ballot initiative for the 2018 general election that would raise up to $400 million annually for road construction.

FAA allots $2.7M in grants to upgrade 15 airports in state

posted: 06/07/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded improvement grants totaling $2.7 million to 15 Arkansas airports, the state's congressional delegation announced.

Low bid $29.7M for I-40 project

posted: 06/01/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Interstate 40 into and out of West Memphis is slowly undergoing extensive maintenance. Again.

Bike-sharing project in Little Rock, North Little Rock shifts to higher gear

posted: 06/01/2017 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

Little Rock and North Little Rock moved a step closer to developing a bicycle-sharing program for their downtowns Wednesday.

Hardest U.S. 67 project is on tap

posted: 05/30/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 4

The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department saved the worst for last in widening a section of U.S. 67/167 from south of Jacksonville to Cabot.






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