The Arkansas State Highway Commission approved a bid for improvements to a roadway in Lonoke County.

The purpose of the project is to resurface 11 miles of Arkansas 15 southwest of Lonoke. The work will be performed from U.S. 165 to U.S. 70.

Redstone Construction Group Inc. of Little Rock was awarded the contract at $1,475,762.89.

Construction is scheduled to begin in two to four weeks, weather permitting. The project should be complete by this fall.