Arkansas Highway 11

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Highway 11 marker

Highway 11
Route information
Maintained by AHTD
Section 1
Length: 36.23 mi[1] (58.31 km)
South end: US 63 at Pansy
North end: Huff's Island Public Use Area
Section 2
Length: 12.83 mi[1] (20.65 km)
South end: Hwy. 88 at Reydell
North end: US 165
Section 3
Length: 37.52 mi[1] (60.38 km)
South end: I‑40 / US 63 in Hazen
North end: Hwy. 367 in Searcy
Highway system
Hwy. 10 Hwy. 12

Arkansas Highway 11 (AR 11 and Hwy. 11) is a designation for three state highways in Arkansas. One segment of 36.23 miles (58.31 km) runs from US Route 63 (US 63) at Pansy to Huff Island Public Use Area near Grady.[1][2] A second segment of 12.83 miles (20.65 km) begins just across the Arkansas River at the eastern terminus of Highway 88 at Reydell and runs north to US 65 west of De Witt.[3][4] A third route of 37.53 miles (60.40 km) runs from Interstate 40 (I-40) and US 63 in Hazen north to Highway 367 in Searcy.[5]

One segment of the original Arkansas Highway 11 from the state highway system's creation in 1926 has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) in Arkansas County.[6]

Route desctiption[edit]

Pansy to the Arkansas River[edit]

Highway 11 near the US 425 intersection in Star City

AR 11 begins in Cleveland County at US 63 in Pansy and runs east. The continues northeast upon entering Lincoln County, intersecting US 425/AR 45 in Star City. AR 11 has a 0.6 miles (0.97 km) business route in Star City. AR 11 runs east until Fresno, when it turns north and meets US 65 in Grady. After Grady, the route runs north to Huff's Island Public Use Area, where it terminates.

Reydell to Eldridge Corner[edit]

The route begins at AR 88 in Jefferson County and runs east. Upon entering Arkansas County, the route is crossed by AR 276. AR 11 runs north to terminate at US 165/AR 152 at Eldridge Corner.

Hazen to Searcy[edit]

AR 11 begins at US 63 by Interstate 40 exit 193. The route runs north untin forming a 3.0 miles (4.8 km) concurrency with AR 38 east to Des Arc. Continuing north into White County, AR 11 runs through Griffithville and Higginson before terminating at AR 367 at the southern limits of Searcy.

Bannered routes[edit]

Star City business route[edit]

Highway 11B
Location: Star City
Length: 0.74 mi[1] (1.19 km)

Arkansas Highway 11 Business (AR 11B and Hwy. 11B) is a business route of 0.74 miles (1.19 km) in Star City.[1][2] It is known in Star City as Drew Street.

Former Hazen spur[edit]

Highway 11S
Location: Hazen
Length: 0.9 mi (1.4 km)

Arkansas Highway 11 Spur (AR 11S and Hwy. 11S) was a spur route of 0.9 miles (1.4 km) in Prairie County.[7] It was replaced by U.S. Route 63 Spur when AR 11 was truncated at I-40 north of Hazen.[8] The US 63S designation was subsequently removed in 2008, converting the road to a city street.[5]

History[edit]

Old Arkansas 11, Kauffman Road Segment
Location of Kauffman Rd.
Location of Kauffman Rd.
Location of Kauffman Rd.
Location Kauffman Rd., Stuttgart, Arkansas vicinity
Coordinates 34°22′59″N 91°32′26″W / 34.38306°N 91.54056°W / 34.38306; -91.54056Coordinates: 34°22′59″N 91°32′26″W / 34.38306°N 91.54056°W / 34.38306; -91.54056
Area Arkansas County
Built 1916
MPS Arkansas Highway History and Architecture
NRHP Reference # 06000834 [6]
Added to NRHP September 2006

Arkansas Highway 11 formerly continued past its current southern terminus. The route went south to Hazen, and continued south into Arkansas County as early as 1935[9] and as late as 1992.[7] Most of the route was paved by 1963.[10]

Kauffman Road segment[edit]

Arkansas Highway 11 is a former state highway segment of 1.1 miles (1.8 km) in Arkansas County.[4] It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The segment was the main automobile route in its part of Arkansas County from the time of its construction around 1916 until U.S. Route 165 was established in the area.

Major intersections[edit]

Mile markers reset at concurrencies.

County Location Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
Cleveland Pansy 0.00 0.00 US 63 north / Hwy. 35 Southern terminus
Lincoln Star City 13.67 22.00 Hwy. 11B north (Jefferson Street)
13.81 22.23 US 425 south (Lincoln Avenue)
US 425 concurrency north, 0.6 miles (0.97 km)
0.00 0.00 US 425 north (Lincoln Avenue) / Hwy. 212 west (Arkansas Avenue)
Meroney 6.78 10.91 Hwy. 293 south
Fresno 8.41 13.53 Hwy. 114 east
Grady 17.15 27.60 US 65
Huff Island Public Use Area 22.42 36.08 CR 58 Northern terminus
Highway 11 begins at Reydell
Jefferson Reydell 0.00 0.00 Hwy. 88 west Southern terminus
Arkansas   5.06 8.14 Hwy. 276S north
  6.58 10.59 Hwy. 343 south
One Horse Store 7.61 12.25 Hwy. 276
Eldridge Corner 12.83 20.65 US 165 Northern terminus
Highway 11 begins at Hazen
Prairie Hazen 0.00 0.00 I‑40 / US 63 – West Memphis, Little Rock Southern terminus
  2.97 4.78 Hwy. 249 south
Fourmile Corner 10.97 17.65 Hwy. 38 west
Hwy. 38 concurrency east, 3.1 miles (5.0 km)
Des Arc 0.00 0.00 Hwy. 38 east
Bayou Des Arc WMA 3.1 5.0 Hwy. 959 east (Des Arc Lake Road)
White Showalters Corner 13.82 22.24 Hwy. 323 north
Griffithville 16.83 27.09 Hwy. 385 north (Main Street)
Higginson 25.68 41.33 Hwy. 87 north (Main Street)
Searcy 26.55 42.73 Hwy. 367 east Northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g 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. ^ a b Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (2010) (PDF). General Highway Map, Lincoln County, Arkansas (Map). 1:62500. Cartography by Planning and Research Division. http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/Counties/County%20PDFs/LincolnCounty.pdf. Retrieved December 24, 2011.
  3. ^ Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (2010) (PDF). General Highway Map, Jefferson County, Arkansas (Map). 1:62500. Cartography by Planning and Research Division. http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/Counties/County%20PDFs/JeffersonCounty.pdf. Retrieved December 24, 2011.
  4. ^ a b Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (2010) (PDF). General Highway Map, Arkansas County, Arkansas (Map). 1:62500. Cartography by Planning and Research Division. http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/Counties/County%20PDFs/ArkansasCounty.pdf. Retrieved December 24, 2011.
  5. ^ a b Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (2008) (PDF). General Highway Map, Prairie County, Arkansas (Map). 1:62500. Cartography by Planning and Research Division. http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/Counties/County%20PDFs/PrairieCounty.pdf. Retrieved December 24, 2011.
  6. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  7. ^ a b Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (1992) (PDF). General Highway Map Prairie County, Arkansas (Map). Little Rock, Arkansas. ftp://ftp.geostor.arkansas.gov/geostor_raster_02/AHTD_MAP_SERIES/HISTORIC/Prairie_County/mprai_1992.pdf. Retrieved December 24, 2011.
  8. ^ Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (2000) (PDF). General Highway Map, Prairie County, Arkansas (Map). Little Rock, Arkansas. ftp://ftp.geostor.arkansas.gov/geostor_raster_02/AHTD_MAP_SERIES/HISTORIC/Prairie_County/mprai_2000.pdf. Retrieved December 24, 2011.
  9. ^ [Arkansas] State Highway Department (1925) (PDF). Prairie County, Arkansas Showing Arkansas System of State Highways (Map) (1935 revision ed.). Little Rock, Arkansas. ftp://ftp.geostor.arkansas.gov/geostor_raster_02/AHTD_MAP_SERIES/HISTORIC/Prairie_County/mprai_1925_1935.pdf. Retrieved December 24, 2011.
  10. ^ "Prairie County Highway Map - 1957." Revised 1963. Historic Map. Retrieved April 2, 2010.