LITTLE ROCK (5-1) 



WHO:                         Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) officials, local elected officials and others.


WHAT:                       A brief ceremonial event to open the new I-40 Interchange in Conway .


WHEN:                       Friday, May 2 at 10:00 am – rain or not


WHERE:                    The event will take place at the new I-40 Eastbound on ramp. To access the site, travel west on Highway 64 for a half-mile from Highway 25 (Exit 124 on I-40).


WHY:                          The new I-40 Interchange is a $9.1 million project to add an additional Interstate Interchange in (western) Conway . Along with a $3.5 million project (that will be completed this summer) to widen Highway 64 and add a traffic signal at the new Interchange site, the project will provide much needed congestion relief at and near Exit 125 and on Harkrider Street.


CONTACT:                Glenn Bolick 501-569-2572 work 501-944-1552 cell or at




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