Engineers with the Fayetteville firm of McGoodwin, Williams and Yates, Inc. along with the City of Rogers, Weaver-Bailey Contractors and Jimmy Jones Construction comprised the professional team responsible for the parkway.
Fayetteville, AR. Engineers representing McGoodwin, Williams and Yates, Inc. of Fayetteville, along with the city of Rogers, Arkansas, Weaver-Bailey Engineers and Jimmy Jones Construction have been recognized for the design and development of the Pauline Whitaker Parkway newly completed for the city of Rogers. The Arkansas/Oklahoma Chapter of the American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) awarded the project top honors for “Excellence in Concrete Pavements”.
“The city of Rogers, has demonstrated a desire to leave a legacy for the citizens of Rogers’ next generations in choosing to utilize concrete pavement for the Pauline Whitaker Parkway project,” said Harold Beaver, P.E. and promotional director for the Arkansas Chapter of the ACPA.
The project includes one of the first large-capacity modern “roundabout intersections” in the state and is part of the roadway that connects the new Promenade Parkway I-540 Interchange to the rapidly developing surrounding area.
“It’s been a tremendously rewarding experience to have been associated with this project and to have helped create this vital point of access within the city of Rogers,” said Brad Hammond, president of McGoodwin, Williams and Yates.
The roundabout intersection is a major point of design for the Pauline Whitaker Parkway in that the use of such design aids in traffic flow and reduces the occurrence of major traffic accidents generally associated with intersections.
For more than 60 years the firm of McGoodwin Williams & Yates has been a pioneer in providing cutting-edge engineering and architectural services primarily for municipalities. MWY has played a direct role in the sustained growth of many Arkansas cities.