APPROVAL RECEIVED FOR NORTH BELT FREEWAY LOCATION
LITTLE ROCK (10-3)
Administration (FHWA) issued a Record of Decision (ROD) on September 23, 2008,
that approved a Selected Alternative for the location of the North Belt Freeway
Project, according to
and Transportation Department (AHTD) Director Dan Flowers.
Comment period on the
ment (FEIS) ended August 18, 2008. After
a review of the comments received on the FEIS, the FEIS Preferred Line was
identified as the Selected Alternative (see map).
This decision is based upon review of the impacts outlined in the
environmental studies, consultation with other agencies including the Federal
Highway Administration, the
Army Corps of Engineers and
, and consideration of public comments collected throughout the environmental
step in project development for the North Belt Freeway Project will be to
perform surveys and proceed with design work as funds become available.
A Design Public Hearing will be held in the area upon completion of
preliminary design. There is
currently no timetable for construction.
Map of North Belt
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