Final hearing today as $631.7M project to remake I-30 over Arkansas River gets closer to start


Photographs by Staton Breidenthal

FILE — The Interstate 30 bridge over the Arkansas River is shown in this 2014 file photo.

An Arkansas River crossing that began as a ferry service helping remove tens of thousands of American Indians over 10 years in the 19th century is on the cusp of a $631.7 million construction project that will allow it to carry tens of thousands of modern commuters a day well into the 21st century.

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