Grand Glaise Road to Provide Access to White
June 16, 2004
The hard-surfaced road in Jackson County will be about 10 miles south of Newport and will run from the Union Pacific railroad east to the former river port of Old Grand Glaise.
The agencys commissioners approved the project at their May meeting, and it will be one of seven major access works in the summer of 2004 funded by Marine Fuel Tax monies. These funds are state taxes paid on fuel used in boats.
The Grand Glaise road will help fishermen and other visitors reach a point on the river where steamboats landed in earlier times. It is located off Arkansas Highway 367
The road and parking lot will cost an estimated $125,000.
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