Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the population of the State of Arkansas?

The 2010 Census reveals the State has a population of 2,915,918

How many miles are on the State Highway System?

The Department is responsible for 16,418 miles of State and US highways.

How many people are employed by the Department?

As of December 31, 2014, there were 3,663 people employed by the Department. For more information, contact the Human Resources Division at (501) 569-2454, or via e-mail at Human Resources .

How can I apply for a job at the Highway Department?

Contact the Human Resources Division at (501) 569-2454, or via e-mail at Employment@ardot.gov
You may also Click Here to go to Job Vacancy on this website.

How many vehicles are registered in the state of Arkansas?

The number of vehicles registered in the State of Arkansas 2,646,515

How can I get a tourist map?

Contact the Map Sales Office at (501) 569-2441 or you can visit our website at Arkansas State Highway (Tourist) Map.

Where can I find information about other Arkansas state agencies?

Call (501) 682-3000, or click here to go to the State of Arkansas Home Page.

How does my group Adopt-a-Highway?

For more information contact the Public Information Office at (501) 569-2227, or send an e-mail message to info@ardot.gov.
You can visit our website at Adopt-A-Highway Program.

What is the motor fuel tax rate in Arkansas?

For more Information on motor fuel tax rate in Arkansas you may visit The Arkansas Official Website Motor Fuel Section at:
http://www.arkansas.gov/dfa/excise_tax_v2/et_mf_index.html

Where can I find information for Contractors, Contract Letting and Project Information?

Call the Program Management Division at (501) 569-2262.You can visit our website at Contractor Consultant Information.

How does my company find out about contracting opportunities with the Arkansas Department of Transportation?

The Program Management handles construction contracting opportunities at (501) 569-2262.
The Equipment and Procurement Division purchases, rents and leases commodities and services at (501) 569-2667.

You can visit our website at Commodities and Services Bids/Contract Information.

Where can I obtain information regarding upcoming highway construction?

Contact the Public Information Office at (501) 569-2227 or via e-mail at info@ardot.gov.

Where can I obtain more information about the State Highway System, including Interstate, U.S. or State Highway routes, bridges or construction projects?

Contact your District Engineer. Click here to select the district office for your county.

Where can I find out about road conditions for local roads?

Lane closure information can be obtained by clicking here, or calling the Public Information Office during normal business hours (M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) at (501) 569-2227.  Road conditions during inclement weather are available from the Department by clicking here, or calling (501) 569-2374 or toll-free (800) 245-1672.

Where can I find more information about traffic counts?

Traffic count information can be accessed via e-mail by requesting Traffic count information can be accessed via e-mail by requesting data from the Traffic Information Systems of the System Information & Research Division, or by calling (501) 569-2111. Please include the route and approximate location (cross-street or mile-marker). Traffic volume maps are also available for sale from the Map Sales Office at (501) 569-2444. You may also visit our website at Annual Average Daily Traffic Estimates.

What types of maps are available?

Click here to find out about more Maps.

Whom should I contact for more information on traffic signals?

Contact the Roadway Design Division at (501) 569-2336.

Whom should I contact to report traffic hazards, debris, dead animals?

Contact your District Engineer. Click here to select the district office for your county.

Whom should I contact for more information about rest areas?

Contact your District Engineer. Click here to select the district office for your county.

Where can I find more information about the Motor Carrier Authority in Arkansas?

Arkansas Unified Carrier Registration
Act 232 of 2007 allows Arkansas to implement the new Federal Unified Carrier Registration System. This Act also transfers responsibility for administering this program to the Department of Finance and Administration – Revenue Division.

For questions concerning this program please contact
 
Arkansas Deptartment of Finance & Administration
P. O. Box 8091
Little Rock, AR 72203
Phone 501-682-4653 FAX 501-682-4615

Whom should I contact for more information on Truck Weight Enforcement?

Contact the Arkansas Highway Police at (501) 569-2421.

How can I obtain a permit for overweight or oversize vehicles?

Contact the Permits Office at (501) 569-2381. You can also view our Permits List page on this web page

Where do I go for more information on Outdoor Advertising, Junkyards, and the Logo Sign Program?

Click here, or contact the Beautification section of the Environmental Division at (501) 569-2088. You may also view our Permit List on our website

Where can I find more information about the Wildflower and Reforestation Programs?

Contact your District Engineer. You can also view our Wildflower Program on this website.

How can my group participate in the Arkansas Scenic Byways Program?

Contact the Environmental Division at (501) 569-2088, or via E-mail at scenicbyways@ardot.gov. You can also view our Scenic Byways Program on this website..

Where can I find more information about bicycling in Arkansas?

Contact the Local Project Administration Section of the Program Management Division at (501) 569-2020, or via E-mail at kim.sanders@ardot.gov. You can also view information about our Bicycle and Pedestrian coordination on this website.

Where can I find more information about recently published and ongoing planning studies?

Contact the Project Planning Section of the Transportation Planning & Policy Division at (501) 569-2207, or via E-mail at TPPD@ardot.gov.

What public transportation services are available in Arkansas?

For more information on transit services available in Arkansas, contact the Public Transportation Section of the Transportation Planning & Policy Division at (501) 569-2471, or via E-mail at TPPD@ardot.gov. You can also view information about our Public Transportation Programs Section on this website.

Whom should I contact for more information about local roads within my County?

Contact your County Judge.

Whom should I contact for more information about local roads within my City?

Contact your Mayor.

Whom should I contact for more information about upcoming public meetings and hearings?

Call the Public Information Office at (501) 569-2227 or via e-mail at info@ardot.gov . You can also view the upcoming public meetings and hearing on Public Involvement Section on this website.

Whom should I contact to obtain additional information?

Call the Public Information Office at (501) 569-2227 or via e-mail at info@ardot.gov.