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Re: I-555 - Official End
« Reply #100 on: November 22, 2020, 07:29:24 PM »

It appears that part of the reasoning to convert it to IH is to get tractors off the roadway.
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« Reply #101 on: November 24, 2020, 09:58:51 AM »

It appears that part of the reasoning to convert it to IH is to get tractors off the roadway.

I would believe you except to get the I-555 name they had to get a waiver to allow tractors between Marked Tree and Payneway.

No one wanted to pay for a frontage/service road across the sunken lands.
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Re: I-555 - Official End
« Reply #102 on: November 24, 2020, 05:57:32 PM »

It appears that part of the reasoning to convert it to IH is to get tractors off the roadway.

I would believe you except to get the I-555 name they had to get a waiver to allow tractors between Marked Tree and Payneway.

No one wanted to pay for a frontage/service road across the sunken lands.
https://vpiph01-i555-extension-hwy-49-hwy-91-jonesboro-ardot.hub.arcgis.com/ Select the presentation.
There may be a waiver, but ARDOT's presentation says point blank at the 4:11 mark "NO TRACTORS"
This is about the portion North of US-49. The Marked Tree to Paneway section is further south on a portion that had already been certified as I-555 years previously.
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Re: I-555 - Official End
« Reply #103 on: November 25, 2020, 09:34:13 AM »

It appears that part of the reasoning to convert it to IH is to get tractors off the roadway.

I would believe you except to get the I-555 name they had to get a waiver to allow tractors between Marked Tree and Payneway.

No one wanted to pay for a frontage/service road across the sunken lands.
https://vpiph01-i555-extension-hwy-49-hwy-91-jonesboro-ardot.hub.arcgis.com/ Select the presentation.
There may be a waiver, but ARDOT's presentation says point blank at the 4:11 mark "NO TRACTORS"
This is about the portion North of US-49. The Marked Tree to Paneway section is further south on a portion that had already been certified as I-555 years previously.

Thanks, I thought you were referring to the entire route.
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Re: I-555 - Official End
« Reply #104 on: May 28, 2021, 09:27:28 PM »

Arkansas Highway Commission approves I-555 extension to AR 91 pending FHWA approval.

See page 8 of the Dec 2020 minutes - https://www.ardot.gov/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Admin-Cir.-2021-02-Minutes-of-the-Dec.-9-AHC-Meeting.pdf
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« Reply #105 on: May 29, 2021, 09:28:19 PM »

Mapmikey, where do you get your links to minute orders?
I've been going to https://www.ardot.gov/foi-freedom-of-information/minute-orders/ but it doesn't have anything as recent as what you just posted.
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Re: I-555 - Official End
« Reply #106 on: May 30, 2021, 05:06:11 PM »

Mapmikey, where do you get your links to minute orders?
I've been going to https://www.ardot.gov/foi-freedom-of-information/minute-orders/ but it doesn't have anything as recent as what you just posted.

https://www.ardot.gov/administration/arkansas-state-highway-minute-orders/

Is behind a couple months (Feb 2021 most recent) but otherwise has stuff back to 1953...
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Re: I-555 - Official End
« Reply #107 on: May 30, 2021, 05:32:42 PM »

I saw this pop up and I thought I-55 was getting decommissioned.
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