The Arkansas State Highway Commission has opened bids for improvements to a roadway in Fulton County, according to Commissioner Cliff Hoofman of North Little Rock.
The purpose of the project is to resurface approximately five miles of Highway 62, near Salem. Atlas Asphalt of Jonesboro, Ark., was awarded the contract at $912,450.77.
"This resurfacing project on Highway 62 will begin at Town Creek, in Salem, and continue westward," stated Hoofman.
Hoofman, said work could begin on the project in two to four weeks, weather permitting. Completion is expected in late 2009.