News & Updates
AHTD WINS 7TH PERPETUAL PAVEMENT AWARD – Congratulations to the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department for winning their 7th Perpetual Pavement Award for Route 167, Section 19 (MM 16.8 to 18.8) in Sharp County! The Perpetual Pavement Award program administered by the Asphalt Pavement Alliance accepts award nominations for projects which are at least 35 years old, have not experience a structural failure, received no more than four inches of newly added material over the previous 35 years, and have not been resurfaced more frequently than once every 13 years. The nomination was evaluated and selected for an award by the National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) at Auburn University.
AAPA MEMBERS RECEIVE NAPA AWARDS – Congratulations to APAC-Central, Hutchens Construction, and R.K. Hall Construction for winning NAPA 2016 Quality in Construction Awards…read more here.
GOOD ROADS FOUNDATION PRESENTS FINDINGS ON HIGHWAY FUNDING – LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (January 4, 2017) – The Arkansas Highway Commission today heard the findings from a six-month research process on long-term highway funding conducted by the Arkansas Good Roads Foundation. The Foundation was asked by Governor Asa Hutchinson…read more here.
NEW HIGHWAY COMMISSIONER APPOINTED – The AAPA would like to offer congratulations to Philip Taldo of Springdale, who will be appointed to the Arkansas Highway Commission. Taldo is an owner of…read more here.
GOOD ROADS PLAN MAKING PROGRESS – The Arkansas Good Roads Foundation has been conducting since July a process by which a long-term highway funding plan can be developed prior to the January 2017 Regular Session of the Arkansas General Assembly. That process will be concluded and a plan presented for consideration by Christmas. As part of the process…read more here.
AHTD DIRECTOR NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED AT AASHTO 2016 ANNUAL MEETING – The American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO) has recognized Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) Director of Highways and Transportation Scott Bennett with the organization’s prestigious Thomas H. MacDonald Memorial Award. The award was presented during the AASHTO Annual Meeting…read more here.