J.W.’s News Update:Thursday June 30, 2011
Good Thursday, Here are some stories making headlines today:
The Arkansas Highway Department along with the city of Texarkana Arkansas and the Texarkana Chamber of Commerce held a public discussion informational hearing today on Interstate 49 construction.
A birds eye view of the construction in Northwest Louisiana was shown by helicopter by Don Ruggles. Meanwhile Scott Bennett with the highway department says construction on the Interstate from Doddridge to the Louisiana Line should be complete by 2015 with Louisiana matching that from the south.
Also work on the extension of Loop 245 to Highway 71 North of Texarkana should be complete by mid 2013 or sooner.