Regional infrastructure

On a recent summer afternoon, workers and trucks buzzed in and out of a pump station under construction in DeValls Bluff.  Several miles away, the site of what will eventually be a 100-acre regulating reservoir is currently filled with dirt.

Already 17 years in the making, the project tends to spark cycles of controversy among those who say it’s a badly needed solution to the region’s water woes and those who say it’s too large of a financial and environmental burden.  Such woes include rapidly dwindling ground water.

Timothy Dennis

A year into the process of creating a comprehensive plan for trails construction and programming, regional planners are meeting with the public to get final comments on the draft Northwest Arkansas Regional Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan.

Timothy Dennis

A year into the process of creating a comprehensive plan for trails construction and programming, regional planners are meeting with the public to get final comments on the draft Northwest Arkansas Regional Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan.