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$3.2M ARDOT road projects slated to begin in 2 weeks in NEA

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Several road improvement projects totaling over $3.2 million are expected to begin in the next 2 to 4 weeks in Northeast Arkansas. 

In news releases Thursday from the Arkansas Department of Transportation, crews will be working in Craighead, Greene, Lawrence, and Mississippi counties.  In Jonesboro, 2.5 miles of U.S. Highway 63B and State Highway 463 from Watt St. to Ingles Road will be resurfaced. 

State Highway 135 will have 3.1 miles resurfaced in Greene County beginning at the Craighead County line and moving northbound.

Resurfacing will also take place in Lawrence County with 2.1 miles of State Highway 230 near Strawberry.  Construction will be between the Sharp County line and State Highway 117.

Mississippi County will get 4.1 miles of State Highways 150 and 181 in Gosnell rehabilitated.

All of the projects are expected to be completed sometime in mid-2018.