Highway 67: Pulaski/Lonoke County

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Pulaski/Lonoke 72027
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Overview

These projects contribute to the six-lane widening of Highway 67 between Interstate 40 and Cabot. When complete, the additional lanes will enhance the transportation connection between the cities, increase capacity, and improve traveler safety.

Travel Impacts and Construction Progress Photos

Use the map below to view various current travel impacts, including permanent closures, temporary closures, and changes in traffic patterns. Zoom in and scroll to find a specific area of the Highway 67/167 corridor in Jacksonville. Click on a line to see travel impact information such as location, time frame, and detour map (download if available).

To view construction progress photos, zoom in and scroll to find a camera icon and click it to see the most recent photos in a project area. When you have located a photo, click on the image to open it full screen. Photos updated February 5, 2024.

Project Updates

Job CA0604 Main Street – Vandenberg Boulevard

This project proposes to widen approximately 2.5 miles of Highway 67 to six lanes, extending generally from Main Street to Vandenberg Boulevard in Jacksonville.

  • Construction Overview
    - Widening to 6 lanes between Main Street and Vandenberg Boulevard
    - Full-depth pavement replacement for main lanes and all ramps
    - James Street overpass replacement
    - New overpass connecting Gregory Street
    - Vandenberg Boulevard bridge replacement
    - Frontage roads converted from two-way to one-way (Main Street - Vandenberg Boulevard)
    - Construction is estimated to be complete in late 2027
  • Alternate Routes 
    - To access the Air Force Base from Highway 67 north, traffic is encouraged to use Redmond Road (Exit 8), Main Street (Exit 9), or Air Force Base (Exit 11B).
    - To access John Harden Drive from Highway 67 north, traffic is encouraged to use Gregory Street (Exit 10B).

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Construction Progress

27%

Updates:

Feb 08, 2024 – May 31, 2024

Construction to widen Highway 67 to six lanes between Main Street and Vandenberg Boulevard in Jacksonville requires the closure of Parrish Street at John Harden Drive (next to Walmart) from Monday, February 12 through Friday, May 31.

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Feb 08, 2024 – Mar 09, 2024

Construction to widen Highway 67 to six lanes between Main Street and Vandenberg Boulevard in Jacksonville requires traffic pattern changes at three intersections along Vandenberg Boulevard and N. 1st Street Monday, February 12 through Friday, March 8.

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Jan 31, 2024 – Feb 29, 2024

Construction to widen Highway 67 to six lanes between Main Street and Vandenberg Boulevard in Jacksonville requires the continued closure of N. Bailey Boulevard between TP White Drive and Monroe Drive through Thursday, February 29, 2024.

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Jan 02, 2024 – Mar 31, 2024

The construction project to widen Highway 67 to six lanes between Main Street and Vandenberg Boulevard in Jacksonville will require periodic overnight lane closures during the months of January, February, and March.

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Oct 16, 2023 – Oct 23, 2024

Construction to widen Highway 67 to six lanes between Main Street and Vandenberg Boulevard in Jacksonville requires the full closure of the N. James Street Bridge over Highway 67 for approximately one year beginning Monday, October 23.

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Recent and Upcoming Construction (2/16/2024)

- Long Term Parrish Street Closure
       See NR 24-044 for more information
- Sidewalk and driveway work on both frontage roads south of N. James Street
- Vandenberg Bridge work
- N. James Street Bridge closed for demolition and reconstruction
        See NR 23-351-A for more information
- Highway 67 southbound Exit 10A closed (N. James Street)
        See NR 23-351-B for more information
- Long Term N. Bailey Boulevard detour
        See NR 24-031  and NR 24-031-A  for more information
- Traffic pattern change at the intersection of John Harden Drive and Vandenberg
        Boulevard 
- John Harden Drive and 1st Street intersection work
- Temporary lane widening of Highway 67/167
- Paving in various locations
- Drainage work
- During construction, single-lane closures of Highway 67 main lanes will generally be
        limited to overnight hours, 8 p.m. - 5 a.m.

    Construction Newsletter

    February 2024 - Click on the picture below to view the latest quarterly construction newsletter for the Highway 67 widening project.

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    Project History

    • Bid Opening
      Arkansas Department of Transportation opened contractor bids in September 2022. The Arkansas State Highway Commission approved a bid for improvements by Weaver-Bailey Contractors, Inc., awarding the project for $145.2 million.
    • Public Involvement
      A location and design public hearing was held May 25, 2017 in Jacksonville to present and discuss proposed plans to widen Highway 67 from Main Street to Vandenberg Boulevard. Information can be downloaded here. 

      A public involvement meeting was held Tuesday, March 29, 2016 in Jacksonville to present and discuss the proposed plans to widen Highway 67 from Main Street  to Vandenberg Boulevard in Pulaski County and Vandenberg Boulevard to Highway 5 in Pulaski / Lonoke counties. A flier, comment form, and map can be downloaded here.

    Preliminary Schedule:


    View CA0604 Project Map

    Job CA0605 Vandenberg Boulevard – Highway 5

    This project widened approximately 4.6 miles of Highway 67 to six lanes, extending generally from Vandenberg Boulevard in Jacksonville to Highway 5 in Cabot.

    • Construction Overview
      - U.S. Highway 67 widened to 6 lanes
      - New bridges over Jacks Bayou
      - New off-ramp for Highway 67 north to T.P. White
      - Signalized intersection for T.P. White ramps
      - Project substantially complete in April 2019

    Construction Progress

    100%

    Updates:

    • Bid Opening
      Arkansas Department of Transportation (formerly AHTD) opened contractor bids in December 2016. The Arkansas State Highway Commission approved a bid for improvements by Weaver-Bailey Contractors and awarded the project for $79.3 million.
    • Public Involvement
      A public involvement meeting was held Tuesday, March 29, 2016 in Jacksonville to present and discuss the proposed plans to widen Highway 67 from Main Street to Vandenberg Boulevard in Pulaski County and Vandenberg Boulevard to Highway 5 in Pulaski / Lonoke counties. A flier, comment form, and map can be downloaded here.

    Preliminary Schedule:

    View CA0605 Project Map

    Schedules are preliminary and are subject to change as project development progresses.

     

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