LITTLE ROCK (7-28) 

     The Ark ansas St ate Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) will hold a Public Involvement Meeting in Searcy to discuss plans for improvements to Highway 16, according to AHTD officials.

     The meeting will be held on Thursday, August 7th, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Oak Grove United Methodist Church , located at 2911 Highway 16, in Searcy.

     Plans call for adding 2.4 miles of passing lanes on Highway 16 between the cities of Searcy and Pangburn.  The proposed project would construct one northbound and one southbound passing lane. 

     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 and 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