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Arkansas State Highway Commission releases Statewide Transportation Improvement Program for public comment


The public is invited to review and comment in writing on the contents of this document through July 25, 2018.


Contact: Danny Straessle/Krista Sides
Arkansas Department of Transportion

LITTLE ROCK (6-22) — The Arkansas State Highway Commission is pleased to announce the release of the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) for Federal Fiscal Years 2019-2022.

The public is invited to review and comment on the contents of this document through July 25, 2018. The STIP may be downloaded from the Arkansas Department of Transportation (ArDOT) web site at: http://www.ardot.gov/stip/stip.aspx.

The STIP may also be reviewed at the ArDOT's Central Office or District Offices, the State Clearinghouse, the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Offices, or the local Planning/Economic Development District Offices.

The projects listed are the State's overall highway and transit programs and encompass all areas of the State. With respect to urban areas greater than 50,000 in population, MPOs have included invidividual projects in their Transportation Improvement Programs. For additional information on projects located within an MPO area, the MPO may be consulted.

The Program is consistent with the State's long range plan and includes roadway, bridge, safety, intersection improvement, and transit projects. This document is prepared in response to Title 23 United States Code, Section 135 — Statewide Planning Requirements, as continued by the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act. Copies of the draft STIP are also available by mail when requested through ArDOT's Program Management Division at (501) 569-2262.

All comments regarding the STIP should be submitted in writing to:

Kevin Thorton
Assistant Chief Engineer — Planning
Arkansas Department of Transportation
P.O. Box 2261
Little Rock, Arkansas 722043

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