Six Booneville streets are slated for a paving overlay according to an Arkansas State Highway Commission press release.

The streets slated for improvement, ARDOT officials stated, are part of a combined project that includes roadways in Scott and Sebastian counties as well through a $499,824.15 contract awarded to Silco Construction, Inc. of Waldron.

In Booneville, the the purpse of this project is to overlay 1.8 miles of selected sections of various city streets in Booneville to include Morton Avenue, W. Fourth Street, W. First Street, W. Tenth Street, E. Eighth Street, and S. Owen Avenue.

An additional one mile of selected sections of various city streets in Mansfield to include Walnut Avenue, S. Division Avenue, Olive Avenue, Chestnut Avenue, Park Avenue, Rodgers Street, Bowman Avenue, and S. Sebascott Avenue are also scheduled for improvement.

Construction is scheduled to begin in two to four weeks, weather permitting. Completion is expected in late 2019.