Sain Street Extension

Map of Sain St Extension highlighting stretch from N Front St to E Rainforest Rd

03-22-2021

What is this Project?

Connection of Sain Street and Vantage Drive, to create a continuous route between Joyce Blvd. and N. Front Street/College Avenue.

Why is It Important?

This connection will provide an alternate route for vehicles wanting to avoid the congested Joyce Blvd./College Ave. intersection.

What is the Current Status?

Updated 11/09/2022

The Bid Opening was held November 4, 2020 and Crossland Heavy Contractors was the low bidder.  City Council has approved awarding the contract to Crossland Heavy Contractors after receiving concurrence from ARDOT.

Construction began in March 2021.  The 320' bridge over Mud Creek is 99% complete.  The overall construction project is 95% complete.

When Will it be Completed?

Construction is substantially complete.  A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony is schedule for November 17, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. after which the roadway will be opened to traffic.

How is it Funded?

Funding for the project comes from the Bond issue that voters approved in April 2019, and from federal aid funding distributed through the Northwest Arkansas Regional Planning Commission.