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.

Utilities Section


Section Head: Blaine Gartrell
Email: Blaine.Gartrell@ardot.gov
Phone: (501) 569-2146
Toll-Free: (877) 569-0120
Fax: (501) 569-2018


The Utilities Section is the liaison between utility companies and the Department and responsible for determining required adjustments to clear highway projects and the initiation and completion of negotiations as required to make contractual arrangements for the relocation and adjustment of affected utilities.

For details, see the Utilities Internal Policy and Procedures Manual.

For more details, see the Utility Accommodation Policy.

Utilities permits