Road work ahead: $13 million bid approved to widen section of U.S. 62

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved a bid of more than $13 million to widen four miles of U.S. Highway 62 in Carroll County.

A press release from the commission notes that a contractor will widen a section of U.S. 62 between Berryville and Green Forest from two lanes to five. The work will take place between County Road 704 to just west of Arkansas Highway 103 South.

The release says Eutaw Construction Company, Inc. of Aberdeen, Miss. was awarded the contract for $13,361,955.44.

Construction is scheduled to begin in two to four weeks. It should be completed by mid-2017.

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