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Thirty-five projects in 19 corridors across Arkansas are included in the Connecting Arkansas Program.

To see the projects in your area, click on a region of the map, select a region below, or visit our corridors page.

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What is the Connecting Arkansas Program?


The Connecting Arkansas Program (CAP) is one of the largest highway construction programs ever undertaken by the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD). Through a voter-approved constitutional amendment, the people of Arkansas passed a 10-year, half-cent sales tax to improve highway and infrastructure projects throughout the state. Thirty-five projects in 19 corridors will improve Arkansas' transportation system by expanding selected two-lane roadways to four-lane highways and adding new lanes to identified interstate highways.

To see a list of the 35 projects in the program and find out which ones are scheduled, under construction or completed,visit the Status page.

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Latest News Updates

Rock Blasting Operations to Begin on West Side of Mckissic Creek Road in Benton County

The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) has announced that construction contractor Kolb Grading will begin rock blasting operations on the west side of McKissic Creek Road in Benton County as part of the Bella Vista Bypass construction work.

Construction of Bella Vista Bypass Requires Faux Road Closure in Benton County

The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) has announced that construction of the Bella Vista Bypass requires the closure of Faux Road (County Road 453) between Highway 72 and Deer Drive in Benton County.

Permanent Road Closure on McMillan Road in Benton County

The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) has announced a permanent closure of McMillan Road between Punkin Hollow Road and Howland Road in Benton County. The closure is scheduled to begin Aug. 7.

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Have Questions?


How is the Connecting Arkansas Program funded?

The $1.8 billion CAP receives revenue from a temporary half-cent sales tax that will end after 10 years when the bonds are paid off. On November 6, 2012, Arkansas voters approved Ballot Issue #1 in the general election, a constitutional amendment that finances the widening of state highways that are needed and required funds to complete.

Is the half-cent sales tax permanent?
No. The temporary tax will last until 2023 and will be abolished when the 10-year bond issue is paid off.

Who pays the tax?
The temporary tax is shared statewide by consumers and road users. Taxes are not raised on groceries, medicine, or gas.

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