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     The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) will hold a Public Involvement Meeting in Paragould to discuss plans for improvements to Highway 412, according to AHTD officials.

     The meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 19th, 2008, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Paragould Junior High School , 1701 West Court Street, in Paragould .

     Improvements to Highway 412 feature two bypass alternatives to the south and one alternative to the north of Paragould .  Those alternatives will be presented at the meeting.  Issues related to improving the existing highway will also be discussed.              

      The public is invited to visit anytime during the scheduled hours to view displays, ask questions and offer comments.  For more information, contact the Arkansas State Highway & Transportation Department’s Environmental Division at 501-569-2281.



For Further Information Contact:

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department
10324 Interstate 30, Little Rock, AR 72209
Tel: 501-569-2000
FAX: 501-569-2400
e-mail: info@arkansashighways.com