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Judge recusal alters hearing in lawsuit seeking halt to I-630 widening

New jurist to weigh motion on Monday

An $87.3 million project to widen a section of Interstate 630 in Little Rock will continue until at least Monday.

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Federal judge in Little Rock recuses from presiding over I-630 lawsuit

U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker has recused from presiding over a lawsuit five Little Rock residents filed to halt construction of an $87.3 million project to widen a section of Interstate 630 until the project undergoes an environmental review.

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5 Little Rock residents sue to halt work to widen I-630

Environmental assessment on project lacking, suit says

Five Little Rock residents went to federal court Wednesday in a bid to stop work on an $87.3 million project to widen a section of Interstate 630 until the environmental impact of the project is assessed.

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Lawsuit seeks to stop I-630 widening project in Little Rock

Five Little Rock residents went to federal court Wednesday in a bid to stop work on an $87.3 million project to a widen a section of Interstate 630 until the environmental impact of the project is assessed, including generating additional noise in residences along the interstate and travel disruptions.

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Highway meeting to show plan to redo busy west Little Rock thoroughfare; 'long overdue,' one commissioner says

The Arkansas Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting Thursday to discuss plans to widen Cantrell Road between Pleasant Ridge Road and Pleasant Valley Drive in Little Rock as well as upgrade the Cantrell Road/Interstate 430 interchange.

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TODAY: I-630 widening begins; work to slow Little Rock traffic, disturb neighbors

The equipment is in place and the preliminary work is finally out of the way on an $87.3 million project to widen a section of Interstate 630.

I-30 hearing attracts 350 people; reaction mixed about $630.7 million project

More than 350 people attended a three-hour public hearing Thursday to view and submit comments on the latest plans on the $630.7 million project to improve the Interstate 30 corridor through downtown Little Rock and North Little Rock.

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Interstate expansion project in Little Rock to drive out park basketball; as 31 years of gritty games under I-630 end, players call foul

Tyrone Kelley sneaked behind the defense, took a pass on the baseline and guided the ball onto the metal backboard, where it bounced off and went through what was left of the net.

Restructuring of central Arkansas transportation planning agency faces criticism

Activist calls council redo a ‘Rube Goldberg creation’

A proposal to restructure Metroplan, the long-range transportation planning agency for central Arkansas, is an effort to "destroy the effectiveness" of the agency's voluntary advisory group, which has been at odds with its board of directors, according to a community activist.

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Final hearing today as $631.7M project to remake I-30 over Arkansas River gets closer to start

An Arkansas River crossing that began as a ferry service helping remove tens of thousands of American Indians over 10 years in the 19th century is on the cusp of a $631.7 million construction project that will allow it to carry tens of thousands of modern commuters a day well into the 21st century.