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Noel Oman

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General assignment/Transportation reporter

General assignment/Transportation reporter

Recent Stories by Noel Oman

50 years of flight: North Little Rock's Joel Buckner takes award for decades as pilot

posted: 06/27/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Joel Buckner's 50 years in aviation can best be summed up as quality over quantity.

Metroplan asked to drop 6-lane limit for freeways

posted: 06/24/2016 2:33 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has formally asked the Metroplan board of directors to grant the proposed Interstate 30 corridor project a waiver from its policy restricting central Arkansas freeways to six lanes.

Hope to save historic Arkansas bridge revived

posted: 06/23/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 2

The historic U.S. 79 bridge over the White River at Clarendon has a chance to be saved after all, the city's mayor said Wednesday.

Bids in for two I-49 widening jobs

posted: 06/23/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 2

The long-planned widening of the busy Interstate 49 corridor in Northwest Arkansas got another boost Wednesday with the opening of bids on two projects between Fayetteville and Bentonville worth $66.4 million.

Travelers at Little Rock airport rise 5.5%

posted: 06/22/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Compared with recent years, passengers are flocking to the state's largest airport in 2016.

U.S. 79 BRIDGE AT CLARENDON: Court ruling spells doom for old Arkansas bridge

posted: 06/21/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 5

Supporters of the historic U.S. 79 bridge over the White River in Clarendon had their Hail Mary attempt to save the bridge slapped down by a federal judge Monday.

Arkansas transit agency proposes changes, will review fares

posted: 06/20/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 2

Rock Region Metro has developed changes that likely would go online this fall on more than half of its 26 regular bus routes.

$6.2M in upgrades for Little Rock airport endorsed

posted: 06/16/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

The different pieces of the next round of improvements at the state's largest airport are quickly falling into place.

Broker contract to go to airport panel

posted: 06/16/2016 3:53 a.m. Discuss

Two commercial real-estate brokers will have another year to attract tenants for the state's largest airport under a proposed contract extension that will go before the Little Rock Municipal Airport Commission next week.

I-30 project draws 1,400 comments

posted: 06/14/2016 5:50 a.m. Comments 3

More than 1,400 comments on the proposed Interstate 30 corridor project through downtown Little Rock and North Little Rock were submitted by Friday's deadline, a reflection of the high interest in the proposal to remake the 6.7-mile corridor, including replacing the bridge over the Arkansas River.

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