DATES: Mar 14, 2022 - Jun 29, 2022
2021- The city receives notification that the city has been awarded $300,000 from the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management State Mitigation Program Grant to be used towards the completion of this project.
2021- Design work is completed, this project is submitted for consideration for a grant from the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management State Mitigation Program.
2020- RFP for design is placed out for public bid. Bid received and local engineering firm selected.
2019 - Due to repeated closures and safety concerns the Hilltop/Springhill Road intersection was identified as a priority stormwater project by city staff.
DATE: Dec 07, 2022
DATE: Jun 09, 2022
Drainage upgrade seems to have worked on Hilltop and Springhill
DATE: Jun 07, 2022
All, Hilltop west from Miller road to Springhill will be close to through traffic until 1:00pm today. This is for the new asphalt work being constructed at the intersection of Hilltop/Springhill road.
DATE: Jun 01, 2022
Contractor will be laying the final layer of asphalt on Springhill and Hilltop Thursday 6/2/2022. This should be the last road interruption for this project.
DATE: May 11, 2022
Hilltop road at the intersection of Springhill will close once more for the drainage project. Thursday 5/12/22 starting at 9 AM - 3 PM.
DATE: May 04, 2022
DATE: Apr 28, 2022
The Hilltop road closure will not be tonight as planned due to unforeseen circumstances. As of now the Hilltop road closure is rescheduled for Monday night 5/2/2022 weather permitting.
The 5/2/2022 road closure has been canceled due to weather. We will reschedule and send out additional notifications.
DATE: Apr 26, 2022
DATE: Apr 25, 2022
DATE: Apr 20, 2022
4/20/20220 The Contractor plans' to have both lanes open by Monday or Tuesday of next week but construction will be ongoing for the next week or so.
DATE: Apr 18, 2022
Starting Tuesday morning 4/19/2022 traffic for Springhill road will have a lane swap. Traffic will now flow in the west lane of Springhill road as the drainage project continues for the east side of Springhill road.
DATE: Apr 11, 2022
Consider using alternative routes beginning 4/12/2022
DATE: Apr 05, 2022
On or about 4/12/2022 traffic pattern will change to single lane traffic while new drainage culverts are being installed.
DATE: Mar 29, 2022
3/29/2022 As of today the temporary traffic signals set up on Springhill road for our drainage project at the intersection of Hilltop will now flash red.
DATE: Mar 28, 2022
DATE: Mar 18, 2022
Redstone will have the northbound lane on Springhill Road, south of Hilltop down to one lane at 3:00 PM today, March 18th. This closure will be for a concrete truck to pour concrete for the ongoing drainage project.
DATE: Mar 18, 2022
This intersection will experience a change in traffic flow sometime in the upcoming week, depending on weather. We anticipate construction on this intersection to begin on Tuesday, March 22nd but could be delayed if impacted by rain. Construction will be ongoing for the next two months so please use caution while traveling in this area and schedule extra time to reach your destination. We appreciate your patience as we complete this Storm Water project and improve public safety in this area.
DATE: Mar 15, 2022
September 2021 the following press release was sent out to the public:
From the Desk of Mayor Allen Scott
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
City of Bryant Awarded State Mitigation Grant Money for Springhill/Hilltop Road Drainage Improvement Project
During Tuesday night’s city council meeting Mayor Allen Scott announced that the City of Bryant is a recipient of a $300,000.00 grant from the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management’s state mitigation grant program for the Springhill/Hilltop Road Drainage Project.
The project has a projected total of approximately $580,000 will be a complete replacement of the existing drainage system, upgrading to a box culvert system, and significantly reducing the chance of flooding during regular rain events in the future.
“The Springhill/Hilltop intersection is recognized as a repeated loss by the state, meaning the city can show multiple instances of flooding and the impact it has on the community. This issue has been an ongoing public safety concern when we have bad weather for our first responders and the residents in the area. I am glad to see we will be able to move this project forward quickly”, states Mayor Allen Scott.
“The design work is completed,” adds Public Works Director Tim Fournier. “We anticipate construction to begin in 2021 with an estimated completion date of the first quarter, 2022. For questions regarding this project, you can contact the mayor’s office at 501-943-0302.
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