Arkansas Highway 102

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Highway 102 marker

Highway 102
Route information
Maintained by AHTD
Length: 26.40 mi[1] (42.49 km)
Major junctions
West end: Hwy. 43 near Maysville
  Hwy. 59 at Decatur
US 71B in Bentonville
East end: I-540 / US 71 in Bentonville
Location
Counties: Benton
Highway system
Hwy. 101 Hwy. 103

Highway 102 (AR 102, Ark. 102, Hwy. 102) is an east–west state highway in Benton County. The route of 9.21 miles (14.82 km) runs from Highway 43 near Maysville east through Centerton and Bentonville to Interstate 540/US Route 71 (I-540/US 71).[2]

Route description[edit]

Highway 102 eastern terminus at I-540/US 62/US 71

Its western terminus is at an intersection with Highway 43 southeast of Maysville. Towns along this route include Bentonville, Centerton and Decatur, where it has a short concurrency with Highway 59. Its eastern terminus is in Bentonville, Arkansas at an intersection with Interstate 540 and U.S. Route 71.

History[edit]

Originally 102's east terminus was at U.S. 71 (now Highway 72) north of Centerton, but was extended to the intersection of Highway 94 and U.S. Route 62 (now U.S. Route 62 Business) in Rogers. After the opening of Interstate 540 the section east of 540 was replaced by US 62.

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Benton County.

Location Mile km Destinations Notes
Maysville 0.00 0.00 Hwy. 43 Western terminus
Decatur 8.98–
9.11
14.45–
14.66
Hwy. 59 (Main St)
Centerton 18.24–
19.49
29.35–
31.37
Hwy. 279
20.49 32.98 Hwy. 102S (Main St) Hwy. 102B northern terminus
Bentonville 24.51 39.45 US 71B (Walton Boulevard)
26.40 42.49 I-540 / US 62 / US 71 Eastern terminus, roadway continues east as US 62
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Centerton business route[edit]

Highway 102B northern terminus at Highway 72, Centerton

Highway 102B
Location: Centerton
Length: 1.78 mi[1] (2.86 km)

Highway 102 Business (AR 102B, Ark. 102B, and Hwy. 102B) is a business route of 1.78 miles (2.86 km) in Centerton.[1] The route's southern terminus is at Highway 102 (Centerton Blvd) with its northern terminus at Highway 72 (SW 2nd St) southeast of Hiwasse.

History

Originally part of the 1926 alignment of US 71, Highway 102B is also part of the original 1930's alignment of Highway 102.

Major intersections

The entire route is in Centerton, Benton County.

Mile km Destinations Notes
0.00 0.00 Hwy. 102 (Centerton Blvd) Southern terminus
9.0 14.5 Hwy. 72 (SW 2nd Street) Northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Former alignment[edit]

Highway 102
Location: Rogers
Length: 0.5 mi (0.8 km)

Highway 102 (AR 102, Ark. 102, and Hwy. 102) was a state highway of 0.5 miles (0.80 km) in Rogers. The highway began at U.S. 71 Business in Rogers and continued east ½ mile to the Arkansas and Missouri Railroad where it continued as West Olrich St. This road served primarily as state maintained access to a local poultry plant and was deleted in 2008.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Planning and Research Division (2010). "Arkansas Road Log Database" (Database). Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. Archived from the original on 23 June 2011. Retrieved June 9, 2011. 
  2. ^ Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (August 20, 2012) (PDF). General Highway Map, Benton County, Arkansas (Map). 1:62500. Cartography by Planning and Research Division. Archived from the original on July 7, 2011. http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/Counties/County%20PDFs/BentonCounty.pdf. Retrieved February 2, 2013.