The Arkansas State Highway Commission approved a bid for improvements to a roadway in Cleveland County, according to the Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT.)

The purpose of this project is to overlay 1.5 miles of County Road 56 near Herbine. M & T Paving & Construction Co. Inc. of Forrest City was awarded the contract at $257,416.77.

Construction is scheduled to begin in two to four weeks, weather permitting. Completion is expected in late 2019.

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