Flippin School District unveils new road to start semester

Photos courtesy of Kelvin Hudson

As the second semester is underway for students in Flippin, the local school district has made it easier for children to be dropped off and picked up at the campus each day. A new road was unveiled on Monday that should also ease the flow of traffic on Arkansas Highway 178.

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The construction project started this past summer. Hudson stated the new road was needed after a new elementary school was built a few years ago.

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Hudson adds to pay for the road and other projects, the district was able to use its building fund with the assistance from some extra money from the government.

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Weather permitting, the Flippin School District will add some signage beginning Tuesday, they also plan on resealing the road during spring break. In the meantime, they will have individuals assisting by directing traffic this week.



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