posted: 03/22/2017 3:36 a.m.
Road proponents have a Plan B for highway funding -- a bill that would earmark for highways the money Arkansas generates from state sales taxes applied to purchases made on the Internet.
posted: 03/22/2017 3:35 a.m.
A bill that would provide what state highway officials called a narrow exemption for their agency from the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act won an endorsement from a House committee Tuesday.
posted: 03/20/2017 2:51 a.m.
Construction to improve U.S. 67/167 -- including a frontage road -- in Pulaski and Lonoke counties will require some lane closures today, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said.
updated: 03/20/2017 4:30 a.m.
The time for regional leaders to reach key decisions on the scope of the Interstate 30 corridor project is fast approaching, the top official at Metroplan says.
posted: 03/17/2017 1:59 a.m.
Semiautonomous tractor-trailers that can communicate with one another will be rolling down Arkansas highways together if a bill that got a nod from a legislative committee Thursday becomes law.
posted: 03/15/2017 4:30 a.m.
Legislation aimed at filling potholes and other maintenance needs on Arkansas roads hit a big pothole of its own Tuesday in the state House of Representatives.
posted: 03/10/2017 4:30 a.m.
A House committee, in two meetings Thursday, approved a legislative package that would raise more than $200 million annually for highway maintenance if voters also approve it.
posted: 03/03/2017 4:30 a.m.
Traffic was heavy during the evening rush Thursday on the first full day that the new Broadway Bridge was open to traffic, but it's likely that motorists didn't mind.
posted: 03/03/2017 2:58 a.m.
Motorists whose Arkansas driving records are checked by insurance companies and other authorized entities no longer will receive confirmation by mail from the state if a bill advancing through the Legislature becomes law.
posted: 03/02/2017 4:30 a.m.
A bill to increase the penalties for texting while driving won approval Wednesday from the Senate Transportation, Technology and Legislative Affairs Committee after a tougher version stalled in the committee in January.
posted: 03/01/2017 4:30 a.m.
A bill that would allow bicyclists to go through an intersection without coming to a full stop if oncoming traffic doesn't "constitute an immediate hazard" failed to win a do-pass recommendation Tuesday from the House Public Transportation Committee.
updated: 03/01/2017 4:24 a.m.
Legislation that would raise more than $200 million annually to pay for road construction and maintenance was filed Tuesday, but like other recent efforts, it would require that state voters to have the final say.
posted: 02/28/2017 4:30 a.m.
The state's top highway official says the new Broadway Bridge won't open to traffic this week after all.
updated: 02/27/2017 4:30 a.m.
HOT SPRINGS -- A $78.5 million project to widen a section of U.S. 70 between Interstate 30 and Hot Springs will make it much easier and safer to navigate, but it has Spa City boosters worried about the effect of the project's nearly two-year construction schedule on a city heavily dependent on tourism.
posted: 02/24/2017 4:30 a.m.
A Conway state senator has filed a bill that is aimed at requiring Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport/Adams Field to change its name.