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ARDOT greenlights East Barton road work

Arkansas Highway Com-


mission approves bid for improvements in Crittenden County

From Danny Straessle

Arkansas Department of Transportation CRITTENDEN COUNTY — The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved a bid for improvements to a roadway in Crittenden County, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials.

The purpose of this project is to overlay and rebuild 0.2 miles of selected sections of East Barton Avenue in West Memphis.

Crisp Contractors, Inc.

of West Memphis was awarded the contract at $452,930.10.

Construction is scheduled to begin in two to four weeks, weather permitting. Completion is expected in late 2019.

For all your summer travel needs and important information about road closures, construction projects and more, you can go online to IDriveArkansas. com or

You can also follow the Arkansas Department of Transportation on Twitter @ my ARDOT.

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