The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved two bids


for improvements to roadways in Jefferson County, according to Arkansas Department of


Transportation (ARDOT) officials.


The purpose of this project is to patch various locations on 4.2 miles of U.S. Highway 65B in


Pine Bluff between Bryant St. and Convention Center Dr.


Redstone Construction Group, INC. of Little Rock was awarded the contract at $4,335,723.36.


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


expected in late 2017.


The purpose of the second project is to reconstruct 10.4 miles of I-530 in Pine Bluff from U.S.


Highway 65B to U.S. Highway 65.


Webber, LLC of The Woodlands, TX was awarded the contract at $67,232,300.00.


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


expected in mid-2019.