Lost Valley Road and Parking Relocation

Project Description

The Lost Valley Trailhead and parking area are accessed via Lost Valley Road, which intersects with Highway 43 in Newton County, Arkansas. Lost Valley has experienced repeated floods over the past few years. Most recently, heavy rain and flooding over a three day period in May of 2015 caused extensive damage to the road. Lost Valley had to be closed to the public so that temporary repairs to the road and trails could be completed. The purpose of the proposed project is to reduce potential future storm damage and provide safe and sustainable access to Lost Valley. The proposed work includes the relocation of a section of Lost Valley Road approximately 500 feet north from its existing location along Clark Creek. The proposed relocation would also include the construction of a new parking area and trailhead.

Key Project Dates

Advertisement: Summer 2018
Construction: Fall 2018 - Winter 2018/2019


Environmental Assessment

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Project Details
Project # AR ERFO BUFF 2015-1(1)
Project Name Lost Valley Road and Parking Relocation

Ponca, Arkansas

Status Under Construction

Contact Information

Project Engineer: Brandon Ballentine
Email: brandon.ballentine@dot.gov

Federal Highway Administration
Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division
21400 Ridgetop Circle
Sterling, VA 20166