U.S. 67 Opens at Hoxie/Walnut Ridge

Photo by Fran Cavenaugh

Photo by Fran Cavenaugh

U.S. Highway 67 opened the new location just south of Walnut Ridge on August 11, 2016. U.S. 67 previously ended at Arkansas Highway 226 at Cash before continuing in Walnut Ridge/Hoxie, and heading north.

Congressman Rick Crawford said the opening is good for the entire region. “Economic development takes place better on paved, 4-lane roads,” Crawford said. “What we’ve seen here is the realization of decades of planning to make us a little more connected to the broader economy of the state.”

Read more on NEA Report or KAIT Region 8 News.

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