The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved a bid for improvements to roadways in Crawford,

Washington, and Benton Counties, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT)

officials.

The purpose of this project is to replace and install new signs on Interstate 49 from Alma northward

to the Bella Vista Bypass.

Creative Design Concepts, LLC of Van Buren was awarded the contract at $9,981,545.25.

Construction is scheduled to begin in two to four weeks, weather permitting. Completion is

expected in mid 2019.