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

Crews will resurface selected sections of approximately one half mile of County Road 6 and 1.1 miles of County Road 10 near McArthur.

APAC-Mississippi of Jackson, Miss., received the contract at $319,069.

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

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