Interstate 49 widening meeting set for Sept. 25 in Fayetteville

The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department will hold a public meeting to discuss plans to widen another section of Interstate 49 to six lanes this week.

The work will extend north 2.5 miles from Porter Road to Fulbright Expressway, including the Highway 112 interchange.

The meeting is scheduled from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25 at the Asbell Elementary School cafeteria, located at 1500 N. Sang Ave. in Fayetteville.

The public is invited to visit anytime during the scheduled hours to view displays, ask questions and offer comments. For more information, contact the AHTD Environmental Division at 501-569-2281.