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Thirty-one 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 the largest highway construction program 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-one 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 31 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

AHTD to Hold Public Involvement Meeting in Greene County

The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department will hold a public involvement meeting in the community of Light to present and discuss proposed plans to widen Highway 412 between Highway 67 and Highway 141 in Lawrence and Greene counties.

April 17 Public Involvement: Hwy. 67-Hwy. 141 (Widening)

The Connecting Arkansas Program Manager, on behalf of the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD), will conduct a public involvement meeting to present and discuss the proposed plans to widen Hwy. 412 between Hwy. 67 and Hwy. 141 in Lawrence and Greene counties, including a proposed bypass of the Light community.

AHTD to Hold Public Involvement Meeting in Maumelle

The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) will hold a Public Involvement Meeting in Maumelle to discuss plans to widen Interstate 40, between Highway 365 Interstate 430. This includes modifications to the Interstate 40/430 Interchange.

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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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