Southwest Trail System Project

Virtual Public Meeting April 24 - May 18, 2022

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Project Introduction

Pulaski, Saline, and Garland Counties, in coordination with the Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), conducted a virtual public involvement meeting to present alignment adjustments to the Selected Alternative for the Southwest Trail (bicycle and pedestrian path) connecting the City of Hot Springs with the City of Little Rock. 


Virtual Public Meeting: April 24 to May 18, 2022

The virtual meeting and its comment period was hosted on this site from April 24 through May 18, 2022. A live, online virtual event was held Tuesday, May 3 at 5:30 p.m.

The public was invited and encouraged to visit anytime during the scheduled dates to view the project information and offer comments. Project information could be emailed or mailed upon request.

The virtual public meeting (no in-person meeting) included a pre-recorded presentation, the Environmental Assessment (EA), Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI), exhibits showing alignment adjustments, an interactive map, and comment form.


Phone Number

Anyone with limited internet access, wants to submit a recorded oral comment, or has general questions or comments regarding the study or virtual public meeting may call (501) 823-0730. Comments must be submitted by May 18, 2022 to be included in the official record.

Written Comments

Persons wishing to submit written statements or other exhibits could submit them by mail, email, or online comment form as described on the Submit a Comment page. Comments must be submitted by May 18, 2022 to be included in the official record.


Special Accommodations

Anyone needing project information or special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is encouraged to contact Lindi Miller at 501-823-0730, email 
or mail to 4701 Northshore Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72118. Hearing or speech impaired, please contact the Arkansas Relay System at (Voice/TTY 711). Requests should be made at least four days prior to the public meeting end date. For inquiries about agency notices of nondiscrimination, please contact PublicInvolvement@GarverUSA.com. Free language assistance for Limited English Proficient individuals is available upon request.


Notice of Nondiscrimination: The Arkansas Department of Transportation (Department) complies with all civil rights provisions of federal statutes and related authorities that prohibit discrimination in programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance. Therefore, the Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, national origin, religion (not applicable as a protected group under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Title VI Program), disability, Limited English Proficiency (LEP), or low-income status in the admission, access to and treatment in the Department's programs and activities, as well as the Department's hiring or employment practices. Complaints of alleged discrimination and inquiries regarding the Department's nondiscrimination policies may be directed to Joanna P. McFadden Section Head - EEO/DBE (ADA/504/Title VI Coordinator), P. 0. Box 2261, Little Rock, AR 72203, (501)569- 2298, (Voice/TTY 711), or the following email address: joanna.mcfadden@ardot.gov

Free language assistance for Limited English Proficient individuals is available upon request.

This notice is available from the ADA/504/Title VI Coordinator in large print, on audiotape and in Braille.

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