The Arkansas Department of Transportation (ArDOT) in partnership with the US Forest Service is embarking on a new project within the Big Piney Ranger District. A Draft Environmental Assessment is available now for public review.
This particular ArDOT project is proposing to replace the Highway 123 bridge over Gee Creek, Bridge M1864, located approximately 7.4 miles south of Highway 7 in Johnson County, and within the Ozark-St. Francis National Forests, the park service announced.
The purpose of this project is to correct the existing structural deficiencies with the Highway 123 bridge over Gee Creek that would otherwise result in escalating maintenance costs and the eventual closure of Highway 123.
The Environmental Assessment, project location exhibit, design exhibit, interactive web map and how to submit comments are all available on the ArDOT’s webpage.