The Arkansas State Highway Commission approved a bid for improvements to a roadway in Chicot County, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation officials.

The purpose of this project is to realign Arkansas 35, improve the intersection of Arkansas 35 and U.S. 65, and to make safety enhancements to Arkansas 35.

T & T Construction, LLC of Wilmar was awarded the contract at $2,026,801.

Construction is scheduled to begin in two to four weeks, weather permitting. Completion is expected in mid-2018.

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