Arkansas Highway 117

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Highway 117 marker

Highway 117
Route information
Maintained by AHTD
Length: 16.54 mi[1] (26.62 km)
Major junctions
South end: Hwy. 25 / Hwy. 230, Strewberry
  Hwy. 115, Jesup
US 63 / US 412, Black Rock
North end: Hwy. 25, Black Rock
Location
Counties: Lawrence
Highway system
Hwy. 116 Hwy. 118

Arkansas Highway 117 (AR 117, Hwy. 117) is a north–south state highway in Lawrence County, Arkansas. The route of 16.54 miles (26.62 km) runs from a junction of Highway 25 and Highway 230 in Strawberry north across US Route 63/US 412 (US 63/US 412) to 3rd Street in Black Rock.[2]

Route description[edit]

The route begins at a junction of Highway 25/Highway 230 in Strawberry and runs north. Highway 117 forms a concurrency with Highway 115 at Jesop until Smithville. The routes pass the National Register of Historic Places-listed Smithville Public School Building before Highway 115 turns north with Highway 117 continuing east. After passing through Denton the route intersects Highway 117S toward Powhatan. The highway curves north to intersect US 63/US 412 in Black Rock, forming a concurrency east.[3]

Major intersections[edit]

Mile markers reset at concurrencies. The entire route is in Lawrence County.

Location Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
Strawberry 0.00 0.00 Hwy. 25 (Main Street) / Hwy. 230 west (River Drive) Southern terminus
Jesup 4.21 6.78 Hwy. 115 south
Hwy. 115 concurrency north, 4.9 miles (7.9 km)
Smithville 0.00 0.00 Hwy. 115 north (Main Street)
  9.96 16.03 Hwy. 117S
Black Rock 10.96 17.64 US 63 north / US 412 west
US 63 / US 412 concurrency east, 1.1 miles (1.8 km)
0.00 0.00 US 63 south / US 412 east
1.11 1.79 Hwy. 361 east
1.37 2.20 Hwy. 25 east Northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Powhatan spur[edit]

Highway 117S
Location: Powhatan
Length: 1.26 mi[1] (2.03 km)

Arkansas Highway 117 Spur (AR 117S, Hwy. 117S) is a 1.26-mile (2.03 km) spur route.[1] The route begins at Highway 117 and runs southeast to Powhatan.[2] Several properties on the National Register of Historic Places are contained in Powhatan and the adjacent Powhatan Courthouse State Park including the Powhatan Courthouse.

Major intersections

The entire route is in Lawrence County.

Location Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
  0.00 0.00 Hwy. 117
Powhatan 1.26 2.03 Hwy. 25
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 (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 (2006) (PDF). General Highway Map, Lawrence County, Arkansas (Map). 1:62500. Cartography by Planning and Research Division. http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/Counties/County%20PDFs/LawrenceCounty.pdf. Retrieved October 16, 2011.
  3. ^ Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (April 2009) (PDF). Black Rock, Portia, and Powhatan, Lawrence County, Arkansas (Map). http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/Cities/blackrock_portia_powhatan_city.PDF. Retrieved October 16, 2011.