POLK COUNTY (3-15) – The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved a bid for improvements to a roadway in Polk County, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials.
The purpose of this project is to overlay 5.3 miles of U.S. Highway 71 extending southward from Mena.
APAC-Central, Inc. of Fayetteville was awarded the contract at $1,667,638.45.
Construction is scheduled to begin in two to four weeks, weather permitting. Completion is expected in mid 2019.