Arkansas Highway 106

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Highway 106 marker

Highway 106
Bethesda Road
Route information
Maintained by AHTD
Length: 12.4 mi[1] (20.0 km)
Major junctions
West end: Hwy. 69 near Cushman
East end: Hwy. 69B in Batesville
Location
Counties: Independence
Highway system
Hwy. 105 Hwy. 107

Highway 106 (AR 106, Ark. 106, and Hwy. 106) is an east–west state highway in Independence County. The highway of 23.86 miles (38.40 km) runs from Highway 69 near Cushman south and east to Highway 69 Business (Hwy. 69B) in Batesville.[2]

Route description[edit]

Highway 106 begins at Highway 69 south of Cushman in western Independence County. The highway runs south past the Batesville Livestock and Forestry Research Station, a branch of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.[3] Highway 106 continues south where Highway 106 Spur begins, running west to Bethesda. The parent route turns east at this point, passing a quarry and Ruddle Hill before entering the Batesville city limits and terminating at Highway 69B.[2]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Independence County.

Location Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
  0.00 0.00 Hwy. 69 Eastern terminus
  5.66 9.11 Hwy. 106S (Bethesda Ln) Hwy. 106B eastern terminus
Batesville 12.42 19.99 Hwy. 69B (Central Ave) Western terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Bethesda spur[edit]

Highway 106S
Location: Bethesda
Length: 1.62 mi[1] (2.61 km)

Highway 106 Spur (AR 106S, Ark. 106S, or Hwy. 106S) is a spur route to Bethesda.[2] The highway is 1.62-mile (2.61 km) in length.[1]

Route description

The route begins at Highway 106 and runs west to Bethesda, a small unincorporated community.

Major intersections

The entire route is in Independence County.

Location Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
  0.00 0.00 Hwy. 106 (White Drive) Eastern terminus
Bethesda 1.62 2.61 End state maintenance, roadway continues as Bethesda Ln Western terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

Route map: Google / Bing

  1. ^ a b c d e Planning and Research Division (2012). "Arkansas Road Log Database" (MDB). Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. Retrieved May 3, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (November 3, 2006) (PDF). General Highway Map, Independence County, Arkansas (Map). 1:62500. Cartography by Planning and Research Division. http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/Counties/County%20PDFs/IndependenceCounty.pdf. Retrieved May 7, 2013.
  3. ^ "Batesville Livestock and Forestry Research Station". University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. Retrieved May 7, 2013.