Southwest Arkansas Progress

 

 

A ribbon cutting was held on April 30th to open the Eastern Loop around Texarkana from Hwy. 549 to US 71 North (future I-49). The Doddridge Connection (4.4 miles extending Hwy. 549 from Doddridge to the Louisiana border) is funded and under construction, to be completed late 2014. This will connect I-20 in Shreveport to I-30 in Texarkana. Hwy. 549 will then be renamed I-49!


 

Check out these helpful PDFs

 

I-49 Texarkana Chamber Support Letter

Letter from Governer Mike Beebe

 

 

November 25, 2013

Interstate coalition chief: Federal funds scarce, area must make lawmakers aware of infrastructure needs.



August 29, 2013

An I-49 International Coalition regional meeting is scheduled on August 29, 2013, in Fort Smith, Arkansas. The meeting will convene at 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. CST at the new Arkansas Highway Department complex, in Chaffee Crossing, 809 Frontier Ave., Barling AR 72923



May 1, 2013

Section of 549 expected to open next week, will be a 'key cog' in future I-49.



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