posted: 04/17/2014 4:57 a.m.
The Arkansas Highway Commission on Wednesday designated sections of Interstate 540 and U.S. 71 in Northwest Arkansas as Interstate 49, officially linking it to a long-planned, 1,700-mile corridor between the Gulf of Mexico and Canada.
posted: 04/17/2014 4:47 a.m.
State highway officials said Wednesday that they will review the specifications of a project on Interstate 530 coming into Little Rock to determine why no contractor submitted a bid Wednesday to do the work.
posted: 04/16/2014 4:39 a.m.
The Central Arkansas Transit Authority will hold four public hearings next month to, among other things, solicit ridership reaction to proposed changes to six bus routes.
posted: 04/15/2014 3:46 a.m.
Police say 1 jailed after car rammed A North Little Rock woman faces a bevvy of charges after her ex-boyfriend told officers that the woman chased and rammed a car driven by his new girlfriend with her car late Friday.
posted: 04/14/2014 3:58 a.m.
A new pavement treatment that has been used on interstates to reduce wet-weather crashes is being modified for application on noninterstate highways with the hopes of achieving the same results: fewer traffic crashes and fatalities.
posted: 04/12/2014 2:53 a.m.
Police say woman stole $9,000 ring A 21-year-old Jacksonville woman was arrested Friday afternoon after she was accused of taking a ring reportedly worth $9,000, only to sell it for $50, police said.
posted: 04/10/2014 4:33 a.m.
The Little Rock Technology Park Board on Wednesday reviewed eight candidates for park director, but its chairman said the board would accept more applications.
posted: 04/06/2014 4:36 a.m.
HOT SPRINGS — James Lee Witt and former President Bill Clinton reached back to their years together in Arkansas and Washington to point the way for a Democrat to win back a U.S. congressional seat in the state.
posted: 04/02/2014 5:26 a.m.
Arkansas kicked off a series of public meetings Tuesday on developing the first statewide bicycle and pedestrian plan in 15 years — one that planners say should better acknowledge that biking and walking are increasingly popular.
posted: 03/31/2014 3:46 a.m.
To improve upon Benjamin Franklin’s wisdom, a penny saved for the Central Arkansas Transit Authority is a penny earned — times 2 million.
posted: 03/27/2014 4:56 a.m.
A new phase of work on the project to remake the Interstate 430/Interstate 630 interchange in west Little Rock will require a series of temporary lane closures to divert traffic around the area for part of the weekend, state highway officials announced Wednesday.
posted: 03/26/2014 4:40 a.m.
David Brock, whose reporting on President Bill Clinton gave rise to the word “Troopergate,” returned to Arkansas on Tuesday for the first time in nearly 20 years.
posted: 03/25/2014 4:03 a.m.
Robber hits bank in school colors A man wearing a bright red hoodie emblazoned with “Dollarway Cardinals” — a high school and the name of its mascot — and carrying a revolver robbed a bank Monday afternoon near War Memorial Stadium, Little Rock police said.
posted: 03/24/2014 3:49 a.m.
The reach of the Little Rock Air Force Base commissary, the base’s version of the grocery store, extends well beyond the gates of the installation, where 8,000 active-duty military personnel and civilians work.
posted: 03/20/2014 5 a.m.
The Metroplan board of directors voted Wednesday to remove the long-sought North Belt Freeway from the long-term transportation plan that is used to guide the development of road construction projects in central Arkansas after a new study found it would cost $648 million to build as a toll road.