Wildlife service slates transportation study, meeting


The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is conducting a transportation study at the Felsenthal and Overflow National Wildlife Refuges in Ashley, Bradley, and Union counties and plans a public meeting.

The wildlife service is seeking comments to help guide the transportation plan and is holding an “open house” style public information meeting May 3 from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Crossett Economic Development Foundation “Old Library Building”at Crossett.

The study is in cooperation with the Eastern Federal Land Highway Division of the Federal Highway Administration.

The purpose of the meeting is to discuss potential transportation improvements recommended near the refuges, provide information on local transportation challenges and receive feedback from the community.