LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Plans to widen U-S 70 to Hot Springs begin next month. The Highway and Transportation Department will expand the highway from two to five lanes.

A start date has not been set at this time, but Danny Straessle with the Highway Department tells THV11 that lanes will start shifting in February.

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