Right of Way

Responsible for acquiring and managing all right of way necessary for the construction and maintenance of highways in the State of Arkansas. As well, the Division is responsible for the adjustment of utility facilities necessary for the construction of highway projects.

Henderson Ferry Property

Former Henderson Ferry Property
Hwy 62/412
Baxter County Arkansas

Notice is hereby given that the Arkansas Department of Transportation will take bids for the following described property:

The Henderson Ferry property is located at the corner of Baxter County Road 1030/Bayou Bluff Point Drive and Highway 62/412 in Henderson, Baxter County, Arkansas 72544. The property is almost rectangular in shape and contains 4.74± acres. This property appraised for $258,150.00 on May 25, 2019.

The whole property consists of two smaller tracts that have been assembled. It has 321.31± feet of frontage along the western right of way of Highway 62/412.

This property slopes above the grade of the highway and slopes downward to the south. Most of the land is cleared, but there are some mature trees on the southern part of the tract. The property has a year-round view of Norfork Lake and the 62/412 bridge. Henderson Park, a public campground with boat ramp, Henderson Park Marina, and Lake Norfork Resort are all within the subject’s immediate area.

Rural utilities available in this area include electricity, telephone, well water, individual propane gas, and cable/satellite/internet. The area has services including trash pick-up as well as fire and police protection.

This sale is subject to approval by the Arkansas Highway Commission. The successful bidder will be required to pay a deposit of 5% of the sale price, upon notification of award.  The 5% deposit may be paid with a cashier’s check, company check, or personal check. Balance will be due within 30 days after the Commission has approved the sale. The closing process may take approximately thirty (30) days after the property has been paid in full.

The ARDOT reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

Please submit offers in writing to:

Arkansas Department of Transportation
P.O. Box 2261, Right of Way Division, Rm. 702
Little Rock, AR 72203-2261
Attn:  Property Management

Offers may be submitted by email to sherman.whittle@ardot.gov or katharine.kuca@ardot.gov. For more information, contact Property Managers Sherman Whittle at 501-569-2318 or Katie Kuca at 501-569-2317.