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What is the population of the State of Arkansas?

The 2010 Census reveals the State has a population of 2,915,918

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How many miles are on the State Highway System?

The Department is responsible for 16,398 miles of State and US highways.


How many people are employed by the Department?

As of June 30, 2013, there were 3,538 people employed by the Department. For more information, contact the Human Resources Division at (501) 569-2454, or via e-mail at Human Resources .

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How can I apply for a job at the Highway Department?

Contact the Human Resources Division at (501) 569-2454, or via e-mail at Employment@arkansashighways.com
You may also Click Here to go to Job Vacancy on this web site.

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How many vehicles are registered in the state of Arkansas?

The number of vehicles registered in the State of Arkansas 2,646,515

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How can I get a tourist map?

Contact the Map Sales Office at (501) 569-2444 or you can visit our web site at Arkansas State Highway (Tourist) Map.

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Where can I find information about other Arkansas state agencies?

Call (501) 682-3000, or click here to go to the State of Arkansas Home Page.

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How does my group Adopt-a-Highway?

For more information contact the Public Information Office at (501) 569-2630, or send an e-mail message to CompanyEmail .
You can visit our web site at Adopt-A-Highway Program.

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What is the motor fuel tax rate in Arkansas?

For more Information on motor fuel tax rate in Arkansas you may visit The Arkansas Official Web Site Motor Fuel Section at:

http://www.arkansas.gov/dfa/excise_tax_v2/et_mf_index.html

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Where can I find information for Contractors, Contract Letting and Project Information?

Call the Programs and Contracts Division at (501) 569-2262.
You can visit our web site at Contractor Consultant Information.

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How does my company find out about contracting opportunities with the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department?

The Programs and Contracts Division handles construction contracting opportunities at (501) 569-2262.

The Equipment and Procurement Division purchases, rents and leases commodities and services at (501) 569-2667.

You can visit our web site at Commodities and Services Bids/Contract Information.

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Where can I obtain information regarding upcoming highway construction?

Contact the Public Information Office at (501) 569-2227 or via e-mail at CompanyEmail .

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Where can I obtain more information about the State Highway System, including Interstate, U.S. or State Highway routes, bridges or construction projects?

Contact your District Engineer. Click here to select the district office for your county.

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Where can I find out about road conditions for local roads?

Lane closure information can be obtained by clicking here, or calling the Public Information Office during normal business hours (M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) at (501) 569-2227.  Road conditions during inclement weather are available from the Department by clicking here, or calling (501) 569-2374 or toll-free (800) 245-1672.

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Where can I find more information about traffic counts?

Traffic count information can be accessed via e-mail by requesting data from the Technical Services Section of the Planning and Research Division , or by calling (501) 569-2401. Please include the route and approximate location (cross-street or mile-marker).

Traffic volume maps are also available for sale from the Map Sales Office at (501) 569-2444. You may also visit out web site at

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What types of maps are available?

Click here to find out about more Maps.

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Whom do I contact for more information on traffic signals?

Contact the Roadway Design Division at (501) 569-2336.

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Whom do I contact to report traffic hazards, debris, dead animals?

Contact your District Engineer. Click here to select the district office for your county.

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Whom do I contact for driveway permit information?

Contact the Permit Officer in your district. Click here to select the district office for your county.

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Whom do I contact for more information about rest areas?

Contact your District Engineer. Click here to select the district office for your county.

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Where can I find more information about the Motor Carrier Authority in Arkansas?

Arkansas Unified Carrier Registration

Act 232 of 2007 allows Arkansas to implement the new Federal Unified Carrier Registration System. This Act also transfers responsibility for administering this program to the Department of Finance and Administration - Revenue Division.

For questions concerning this program please contact
 
Ark. Dept. of Finance & Administration
P. O. Box 8091
Little Rock, AR 72203
Phone 501-682-4653 FAX 501-682-4615

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Whom do I contact for more information on Truck Weight Enforcement?

Contact the Arkansas Highway Police at (501) 569-2421.

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How can I obtain a permit for overweight or oversize vehicles?

Contact the Permits Office at (501) 569-2381. You can also view our Permits List page on this web page

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Click here, or contact the Beautification section of the Environmental Division at (501) 569-2088. You may also view our Permit List on out web site

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Where can I find more information about the Wildflower and Reforestation Programs?

Contact your District Engineer. You can also view our Wildflower Program on this web site.

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How can my group participate in the Arkansas Scenic Byways Program?

Contact the Planning and Research Division at (501) 569-2207, or via E-mail at Planning and Research .
You can also view our Scenic Byways Program on this web site.

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Where can I find more information about bicycling in Arkansas?

Contact the Statewide Planning Section of the Planning and Research Division at (501) 569-2207, or via E-mail at Planning and Research .
You can also view our Statewide Planning, Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordination Section on this web site.

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Where can I find more information about recently published and ongoing planning studies?

Contact the Statewide Planning Section within the Planning and Research Division at (501) 569-2207, or via E-mail at Planning and Research .

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What public transportation services are available in Arkansas?

For more information on transit services available in Arkansas, contact the Public Transportation Section of the Planning and Research Division at (501) 569-2471, or via E-mail at Planning and Research .You can also view our Public Transportation Programs Section of the Planning and Research Division on this web site.

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Whom do I contact for more information about local roads within my County?

Contact your County Judge.

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Whom do I contact for more information about local roads within my City?

Contact your Mayor.

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Whom do I contact for more information about upcoming public meetings and hearings?

Call the Public Information Office at (501) 569-2227 or via e-mail at CompanyEmail . You can also view the upcoming public meetings and hearing on Public Involvement Section on this web site. Public meetings and hearings are also posted on our calendar.

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Whom do I contact to obtain additional information?

Call the Public Information Office at (501) 569-2227 or via e-mail at CompanyEmail .

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