HIWASSE — After some 20 years of planning, surveying and hoping, a groundbreaking Friday afternoon saw the official start of a segment of what one day will become part of Interstate 49, but locally called the “Bella Vista Bypass.” The ceremony, held under a large tent on a 100-degree July day, was attended by area dignitaries, Arkansas Highway Department personnel and state officials, including Governor Mike Beebe, who joined U.S.
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News, Pages 1 on 07/13/2011
Print Headline: Official start of bypass celebrated