The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved bids for improvements to roadways in Grant and Jefferson counties, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials.
The Grant/Jefferson project will resurface 19.3 miles of State Highway 365 between the Pulaski County line and Pine Bluff. Cranford Construction Co. of North Little Rock was awarded the contract at $5,454,741, according to a news release. The project is expected to be completed in late 2018.
A project in Grant County will resurface selected sections of U.S. Highways 167B and 270 at Sheridan. Cranford Construction was also awarded this contract at $1,667,445, according to the release. Completion is expected in mid 2018.
Construction is scheduled to begin in two to four weeks on both projects, weather permitting. Travel information can be found at IDriveArkansas.com or ArDOT.gov or on Twitter @myARDOT.