- JP Gillach
Public Affairs Coordinator
- Expand Hwy 23 to a four lane expressway from Hwy 95 to Hwy 25 in Foley in Benton County
- Open to traffic
- Minor clean-up operations and speed study yet to be completed
- $26 million
The redesigned highway also includes new turn lanes, programmable signal system with flashing yellow arrows at the Highway 23/25 intersection, improved drainage system, improved local roads and utilities and upgraded pedestrian crosswalks that meet modern accessibility standards.
Traffic engineers will next monitor the roadway’s operations, optimize the signal timing at the Hwy 23/25 intersection and conduct a speed study.
Hoffman Construction Company was the prime contractor for the $26 million project.