The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved a bid in Chicot County to resurface 4.4 miles of County Road 23 (Bill Young Road) starting at State Highway 160 and continuing northward.

According to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department officials, C&F Construction Co. Inc. of Smackover was awarded the contract at $486,200.

Construction is scheduled to begin in two to four weeks, weather permitting. Completion is expected in late 2017.

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