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'Safe Streets to School' sidewalk project meeting

'Safe Streets to School' sidewalk project meeting

There is a meeting set for Thursday, April 28, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. in the Mayor’s Conference Room at the Benton Municipal Complex to discuss the Ralph Bunche Community 'Safe Streets to School' sidewalk project.

Activity around nest jeopardizes safety of eagles, public

Activity around nest jeopardizes safety of eagles, public

BENTON, Ark. -- Increased human activity near a nest in Saline County is jeopardizing the safety of a pair of bald eagles and nestlings. Not only is the well-being of the eagles at risk, but the public’s safety is in jeopardy because motorists are parking along the narrow highway.

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, along with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, have instructed the public to stop parking along Arkansas Highway 229 in Saline County to view the eagle nest. The USFWS originally had a 330-foot no disturbance zone around the nest.

Committee addresses road, drainage issues

Committee addresses road, drainage issues

BENTON, Ark. - The Street Committee will meet Tuesday, February 22, 2011 in the Community Development Department at the Municipal Complex.  The agenda includes projects for Military Road, Lake Street, Pearson and Pine, Shady Lane and numerous drainage issues around the city.

City opens bidding for construction

City opens bidding for construction

The City of Benton will receive bids for a roadway improvement project on Military Road located in the City of Benton until 10:00 a.m. on February 1, 2011, at the Mayor’s Conference Room, Benton Municipal Complex, City of Benton, 114 South East Street, Benton, Arkansas 72015 at which time and place all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.

The construction will consist of approximately the following: Demolition, excavation, embankment, asphalt roadway, curb/gutter, storm drainage structures, retaining walls, signage, and striping.