Our Mission

To encourage, support, and aide economic growth and development for the southwest Arkansas region. We do this through improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the area’s transportation systems. Ultimately, we work to make sure our business and industry leaders can rely on a quality transportation network to facilitate their business endeavors.

News

New report outlines economic trajectory for Arkansas’ timber industry

MONTICELLO, Ark. — If you are a building supplier, the economic outlook for 2021 is looking better than expected following the COVID-19 pandemic. If you operate a family-owned tree farm and want to harvest stumpage, 2021 is looking financially flat, with an overabundance of trees in Arkansas and the South.  UPS AND DOWNS — A new …

SGL Carbon to Expand Operations in Arkadelphia

Information courtesy Arkadelphia Alliance and Area Chamber of Commerce ARKADELPHIA – SGL Carbon, a provider of carbon-based solutions for automotives, aerostructures, and other sectors, today announced that it will expand its operations in Arkadelphia, Ark in order to ramp up its carbon composites production. The company plans to invest approximately $4.5 million at its existing …

Firestone Building Products Sold

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – LafargeHolcim has signed an agreement to acquire Firestone Building Products (FSBP). Firestone is a leader in commercial roofing and building envelope solutions based in the United States, with 2020 (est.) net sales of $1.8 billion dollars. Firestone’s Building Products plant in Prescott celebrated its 50th anniversary last year. The Prescott facility is located …