Thursday, August 7, 2008

Fayetteville representatives on regional-transportation committee ignored and beltway study was approved

The Morning News
Local News for Northwest Arkansas
COST of STUDY $755,912
Whose money will pay for that?

Beltway Feasibility Study Proceeds
SPRINGDALE - Northwest Arkansas moved a step closer to realizing a western bypass today that would allow traffic to go from southern Washington County to northern Benton County without taking Interstate 540.
A feasibility study for the proposed western beltway received needed approval Thursday despite a request for delay from Fayetteville representatives.
The $755,912 feasibility study is of a proposed highway from the unbuilt Bella Vista bypass in the north through western Benton and Washington counties to join I-540 south of Fayetteville.

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