posted: 11/30/2015 5:06 a.m.
Highway contractors will get not one or two but a total of four cracks at nearly $500 million worth of road construction projects beginning this week.
posted: 11/25/2015 5:45 a.m.
The state's largest airports say the bustling Thanksgiving travel period will be busier than this time last year, in line with a national trend.
posted: 11/24/2015 4:50 a.m.
Several Democratic state lawmakers say they oppose any tinkering with the traditional formula used to distribute state dollars for road construction.
posted: 11/23/2015 5:45 a.m.
An Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department proposal to widen Interstate 30 through downtown Little Rock and North Little Rock to 10 lanes calls for a smaller highway than a study recommended a dozen years ago.
posted: 11/20/2015 5:45 a.m.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson will be presented next month with an array of options to raise $160 million or more annually to provide a quick boost in funding for state, county and city road maintenance and construction.
posted: 11/18/2015 3:11 a.m.
Bargain prices for diesel fuel allowed the Rock Region Metro transit agency to reduce the amount of money it will request from its local partners and still provide raises for its employees in the 2016 budget that its board of directors approved Tuesday.
posted: 11/18/2015 3:09 a.m.
Pulaski Technical College and Rock Region Metro have partnered to offer the school's students, faculty and staff a fare-free universal transit pass for 2016.
posted: 11/17/2015 5:45 a.m.
Transforming two downtown Little Rock streets into state highways to improve the Cantrell Road/Interstate 30 interchange as part of the larger I-30 corridor project isn't a viable option, engineers associated with the effort said Monday night.
posted: 11/14/2015 4:23 a.m.
The concessionaire at the state's largest airport and its minority-member-owned business partner are parting ways.
posted: 11/10/2015 5:45 a.m.
The Rock Region Metro board of directors voted in a special meeting Monday to ask the Pulaski County Quorum Court to refer an ordinance to voters in the March 1 primary election that would dedicate a 0.25 percent sales tax for transit that would raise an estimated $18 million annually.
posted: 11/08/2015 4:23 a.m.
In a 24-hour period in June, a traffic engineering consulting firm counted 19,600 vehicles passing through the intersection at East Second and Cumberland streets in downtown Little Rock.
posted: 11/05/2015 5:45 a.m.
A proposal to widen the Interstate 30 corridor through downtown Little Rock and North Little Rock to 10 lanes violates a regional planning policy that limits freeways in the area to six lanes.
posted: 11/04/2015 5:45 a.m.
State engineers told Little Rock city directors Tuesday that plans for the renovation of the Interstate 30 corridor that runs through downtown North Little Rock and Little Rock remain a work in progress and pledged to continue to work to address concerns about the estimated $600 million project.
posted: 11/02/2015 5:45 a.m.
Little Rock City Directors Ken Richardson and Gene Fortson view the $600 million Interstate 30 corridor project through the same lens but from different angles.
posted: 10/30/2015 5:45 a.m.
The state's top highway official Thursday rejected a request for a moratorium on planning associated with the Interstate 30 corridor rebuilding project.