I-49 backers praise House measure



The completion of Interstate 49 in western Arkansas will be vital to creating economic prosperity, according to an Arkansas resolution delivered to federal officials.

 

The state House of Representatives passed House Resolution 1018 on Feb. 17. The measure sponsored by state Rep. John Maddox, R-Mena, encourages the expansion of the I-49 north south corridor, which it says will improve accessibility and improve the economy for communities along the interstate.

 

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