But ARDOT's project to widen the interstate is preordained, some believe. Public comment on the Arkansas Department of Transportation's draft Environmental Assessment of its planned widening of Interstate 30 to 10 lanes (and more in places) produced 1,092 pages of documents and roughly 65 percent nays to 35 percent yeas. People in opposition to the $631.7 million project described ARDOT's plan as "dismal," "boondoggle," "monstrous," "ridiculous," "overdesigned," a "colossal mistake" and "idiotic," and accused the department of "egregious steamrolling." On the other side of the coin — where proponents made use of three versions of boilerplate (long, shorter and short) — the project was described in less colorful...
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Majority: Red-light 30 Crossing