LITTLE ROCK (7-15) 

     The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) will hold a Public Involvement Meeting in Portia to discuss plans for improvements to Highway 63, according to AHTD officials.

     The meeting will be held on Thursday, July 24th, 2008, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Portia Community Center , 505 W. Front Street , in Portia.

     Plans call for widening approximately three miles of Highway 63 to five lanes, extending from Portia eastward to Highway 63B near Hoxie. 

      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