Benton County Prepares for Hazardous Road Conditions


BENTON COUNTY, Ark. (KNWA) — The Benton County Road Department is making preparations for any possible threat to road conditions.

Benton county Communications Director Channing Barker said there’s not much that can be done at this very moment, however as conditions change they’re ready.

“Our guys are on standby and our crew does have literally tons of sand and salt and other preparations ready just to go out into the county if necessary,” Barker said.

Barker said they have teams designated in three core areas of focus,to the east, west and central regions of the county.

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