November 12, 2014 EditionAlso in this issue...
Hwy. 63 to be widened
The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved a bid to widen 1.5 miles of Highway 63 to five lanes extending west from Free Street in Portia.
This project will extend the four lanes from Portia to the new Black River Bridge at Black Rock that's currently under construction.
Robertson, Inc., Bridge & Grading Division of Poplar Bluff, Mo., was awarded the contract at $13,792,849.
Construction is scheduled to begin in two to four weeks, weather permitting. The project should be complete by fall 2016.
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