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U.S. 67/167 lanes to close this week

posted: 07/22/2014 3:33 a.m. Discuss

A temporary fix for a section of U.S. 67/167 between Jacksonville and Cabot will require overnight lane closures that will begin Wednesday and last for the balance of the year, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said.

I-30 bridge's rehab is revived as option

posted: 07/16/2014 4:39 a.m. Comments 2

Engineers working on an estimated $450 million project to ease congestion on the Interstate 30 corridor through North Little Rock and Little Rock have reversed course on a recent decision to replace the highway's bridge over the Arkansas River.

Airplane servicer buying LR firm

posted: 07/16/2014 2:23 a.m. Discuss

Supermarine of Little Rock LLC, the general aviation service at the state's largest airport backed by two companies owned by the Stephens family, is being taken over by a Texarkana-based company that operates 13 other aviation service centers.

Study bolsters Conway-LR bus service

posted: 07/15/2014 3:17 a.m. Discuss

A new study shows that limited express bus service from Conway to Little Rock initially attracting up to 90 riders a day is feasible if local partners help underwrite the cost.

Shots fired after teens booted

posted: 07/11/2014 2:16 a.m. Discuss

Shots rang out Wednesday night in the River Market District of Little Rock as police were escorting what officers described as a group of "unruly" teens from a free summer movie event.

Airport panel OKs bathroom addition

posted: 07/10/2014 3:39 a.m. Discuss

The state's largest airport is adding some badly needed bathrooms to its concourse.

Railway trail to get 14.7-mile extension

posted: 06/30/2014 4:05 a.m. Discuss

An agreement has been reached on a 14.7-mile extension of a trail that is being developed on an abandoned railway line in east Arkansas.

CATA director gets raise

posted: 06/24/2014 3 a.m. Discuss

The Central Arkansas Transit Authority board of directors Monday voted to give its executive director a 3 percent raise and 3 percent bonus based on his performance during his first year on the job.

State ID's its worst 500 miles

posted: 06/23/2014 3:50 a.m. Discuss

When a roadway has a designation as a U.S. highway or a state highway, there is a common assumption by many that it is an adequately maintained roadway, or perhaps in better shape than the average county road.

State decides to replace, not add on to I-30 span

posted: 06/19/2014 5:37 a.m. Comment 1

The latest plan for a $450 million project to ease congestion on the Interstate 30 corridor through North Little Rock and downtown Little Rock will require replacing the highway's bridge over the Arkansas River rather than simply widening it.

Airport panel reins in absences

posted: 06/18/2014 4:31 a.m. Discuss

The Little Rock Municipal Airport Commission on Tuesday voted to tighten its attendance requirements, much to the consternation of one of its members.

Kanis Road project unveiled

posted: 06/17/2014 2:48 a.m. Comments 3

City and consulting engineers provided the first look at a $3.5 million project to widen Kanis Road from South Shackleford Road west Monday evening for about 50 landowners, business owners and developers who would be affected by the project.

Journalist remade KUAR newsroom

posted: 06/14/2014 3:01 a.m. Discuss

Ron Breeding, a veteran radio journalist who established an award-winning news operation at the public radio station at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has died. He was 54.

Panel backs razing of aerospace center

posted: 06/12/2014 4:47 a.m. Discuss

A Little Rock Municipal Airport Commission committee voted Wednesday to accept a recommendation that the Aerospace Education Center, still unused after nearly three years of airport ownership, be demolished rather than continue to pay $180,000 a year to operate and maintain it.

Agency rejects highway bids, cites high cost

posted: 06/10/2014 4:16 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department on Monday formally rejected the two bids that were submitted for a project to improve the Interstate 30/Interstate 430 interchange.

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