The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved a bid for improvements to roadways in Polk County, the Arkansas Department of Transportation announced Friday.
The purpose of this project is to overlay 0.84 miles of various streets in Cove to include East Barton Avenue, East Street, Old Cove Road, Depot Street, Main Street, and Middle Street.
The project also includes the overlay of 0.83 miles of various streets in Mena to include Janssen Avenue and Reeves Avenue.
Crow Group, Incorporated of Morrilton was awarded the overlay contract at a cost of $561,921.37.
Construction is scheduled to begin in two to four weeks, weather permitting. Completion is expected in mid 2020.