The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved bids for Desha, Arkansas and Lincoln counties, according to the Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT).


Desha County — In Desha County, the purpose of this project is to rehabilitate and overlay 1.1 miles of selected sections of various city streets in McGehee to include Shannon Drive, Westwood Drive, Grandview Drive, and Plainview Drive.


Pine Bluff Sand & Gravel Company of Pine Bluff was awarded the contract at $506,928.70. Construction is scheduled to begin in two to four weeks, weather permitting. Completion is expected in mid 2019.


Arkansas and Lincoln counties — The purpose of this project is to overlay 1.6 miles of selected sections of various city streets in Gillett to include N. Bomar Street, E. Grand Avenue, E. Collier Avenue, W. Rose Avenue, W. Park Avenue, S. 6th Street, N. 4th Street, N. 6th Street, and W. Collier Avenue; and 1.8 miles of selected sections of various city streets in Gould to include W. Star Street, Van Buren Avenue, S. Mississippi Street, S. 1st Street, Howard Holthoff Street, Freeman/Garfield Streets, Oklahoma Street, and Main Street.


D & D Paving, Inc. of Sherrill was awarded the contract at $684,760.20. Construction is scheduled to begin in two to four weeks, weather permitting. Completion is expected in mid 2019.


Details: IDriveArkansas.com or ArDOT.gov or Twitter @myARDOT.