One street runs beneath the Barkman House on the Henderson State University campus, which was constructed in the 1860s, proving that the street was never developed since the city was incorporated in 1857.
City Manager Gary Brinkley said the Economic Development Corp. of Clark County will be funding the project out of their own budget.
Arkadelphia city directors are expected to discuss the addition of an assistant fire chief and extending utilities to the EDCCC Super Site.
Fitz Hill, co-chair of the MLK Park committee, told the board he is hoping to bring US Bank on as a cornerstone sponsor.
Failing to adopt this ordinance will result in the city’s flood management point system dropping, according to a memo from City Manager Gary Brinkley. It would also “remove a large portion of the discount our citizens who purchase flood insurance receive.”
Plans call for a traffic light to be added at Professional Park Drive once that street is extended out to meet Pine Street when the bypass is constructed.
Residents are advised to use Carter Road to North 10th Street or Elrod Boulevard to North 10th Street as a detour until the bridge is reopened.