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

The purpose of this project is resurface one mile of County Road 16 near Sparkman. Smackover Paving Co. of Smackover received the contract at $243,420.

Construction is scheduled to begin in two to four weeks, weather permitting, and should end in late 2019.

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