GIS and Mapping Section is responsible for creating, updating and maintaining the State Highway Map (Tourist Map), all 75 Arkansas County Maps, 501 Arkansas City Maps, and County Highway Route and Section Maps for departmental and public use. In addition, the Section also utilizes GIS platforms to analyze data from all around the Department for planning studies, safety studies and display maps and figures for the Department. The Section is also responsible for the Department?s All Public Roads Linear Referencing System which is utilized throughout the Department to visually display and locate assets and events for Department purposes. The GIS and Mapping Section works closely with Department employees as well as other state agencies and local governments to ensure that all maps and data are as up-to-date as possible.
Other Data Available
For our GIS data layers you can log on to www.geostor.arkansas.gov and search for the data layer needed at no cost.
For aerial photography, you can log on to www.geostor.arkansas.gov for current and historic aerial photography at no cost.
For the 1994 black and white DOQs, you can log on to http://sal.uamont.edu to download at no cost.
Contact the Mapping and Graphics Section at (501) 569-2205 for any further questions or inquires.