LITTLE ROCK (6-10) 

     The Ark ansas St ate Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) will hold a Design Public Hearing in Alma to discuss plans for improvements to Highway 162, according to AHTD officials.

     The meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 17th, 2008, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Alma High School , 101 East Main Street , in Alma .

     Plans call for constructing approximately one mile of Highway 162 in Alma on new location in order to reduce congestion and for providing a bridge over the Union Pacific railroad tracks.  Design plans for the new two-lane highway will be on display at the meeting.

      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