Arkansas Highway Commission Approves Bids For Improvements In Four Counties

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The Arkansas State Highway Commission approved a bid for improvements to a roadway in Crawford County, according to a news release put out today.

The project’s purpose is to reconstruct 1 mile of Mulberry Wire Road in Mulberry. The work will be performed between North Ham Town Road and Old Graphic Street.

Silco Construction, Inc. of Waldron, Arkansas was awarded the contract with a bid of $1,098,239.45.

“Construction is scheduled to begin in two to four weeks, weather permitting. The project should be complete by early 2015,” the news release stated.

The Arkansas State Highway Commission also approved two bids for improvements in Washington County.

One bid was awarded to Sweetser Construction, Inc. of Fayetteville. The amount of the contract was $2,234,929.90.

The purpose of that project is to widen Razorback Road to 4 lanes.

“The work will be performed between Highway 180 (Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.) and Leroy Pond Drive at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville,” the news release sated.

That construction is scheduled to begin in two to four weeks, assuming the weather allows it. The project is scheduled for completion in the fall.

The other Washington County bid was awarded to APAC-Central, Inc. of Fayetteville. The amount of the contract was $784,010.66.

Aiming to resurface 2.3 miles of Centennial Avenue in West Fork, that project will be performed south of Roberts Street to south of Owl Hollow Road.

It’s set to start in two to four weeks if the weather allows, and it should be completed later this spring.

In Franklin County, a bid was awarded to Blackstone Construction, LLC of Russellville in the amount of $707,568.76.

That project aims to resurface 2.7 miles of Highway 22. The work will be performed from the Sebastian County line to South Wood Street in Charleston.

Construction on that project is schedule to start in two to four weeks if the weather allows, and it should be completed sometime during the spring.

The Arkansas State Highway Commission also approved two bids for road improvements in Johnson County.

One was awarded to Blackstone Construction, LLC from Russellville in the amount of $7,215,428.13.

That project’s purpose is to reconstruct the Interstate 40 westbound ramps at Highway 103 in Clarksville.

Construction for that project is scheduled to start in two to four weeks if the weather allows. It should be completed in the fall of 2015.

The other bid was also awarded to Blackstone Construction, LLC in the amount of $213,528.96.

That project aims to resurface 2.2 miles of roadway in Coal Hill.

Construction on it is set to begin in two to four weeks if the weather permits, and it should be completed during the spring.

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