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

The purpose is to resurface 1.4 miles of County Road 51 between State Highway 293 and County Road 54 near Calhoun.

Salt Creek Paving & Const. Co. Inc. of Benton received the contract at $159,852, according to a news release.

Construction is scheduled to begin in two to four weeks, weather permitting. Completion is expected in late 2018. Travel information can be found at or or on Twitter @myARDOT.