Virtual Public Meeting

Western North-South Connector Study

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The Arkansas Department of Transportation is conducting a Virtual Public Involvement Meeting to obtain public input about the Western North-South Connector Study, which will consider a new highway connection from Highway 612 (Springdale Northern Bypass) to Highway 549 (Bella Vista Bypass) in Northwest Arkansas

Virtual Meeting

The virtual public meeting was held Sunday, June 21 through Monday, July 13, 2020. The public was invited and encouraged to visit anytime during the scheduled dates to view meeting exhibits and offer comments about the study.

Alternate Engagement

Anyone with limited internet access or general questions or comments regarding the study or virtual public meeting may call the ARDOT Transportation Planning and Policy Division at (501) 569-2201.

Written Comments

All comments must have been received on or before Monday, July 13.


Anyone needing project information or special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is encouraged to write to Jon Hetzel, 4701 Northshore Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72118, call (501) 823-0730, or email Hearing or speech impaired, please contact the Arkansas Relay System at (Voice/TTY 711). Requests should be made at least four days prior to the public meeting end date.


Notice of Nondiscrimination: The Arkansas Department of Transportation (Department) complies with all civil rights provisions of federal statutes and related authorities that prohibit discrimination in programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance. Therefore, the Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, national origin, religion (not applicable as a protected group under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Title VI Program), disability, Limited English Proficiency (LEP), or low-income status in the admission, access to and treatment in the Department's programs and activities, as well as the Department's hiring or employment practices. Complaints of alleged discrimination and inquiries regarding the Department's nondiscrimination policies may be directed to Joanna P. McFadden Section Head - EEO/DBE (ADA/504/Title VI Coordinator), P. 0. Box 2261, Little Rock, AR 72203, (501) 569- 2298, (Voice/TTY 711), or the following email address:

Free language assistance for Limited English Proficient individuals is available upon request.

This notice is available from the ADA/504/Title VI Coordinator in large print, on audiotape and in Braille.

ARDOT Job No. 090573