Arkansas Highway 122

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Highway 122 marker

Highway 122
Route information
Maintained by AHTD
Length: 16.49 mi[1] (26.54 km)
Major junctions
West end: Hwy. 14 near Oil Trough
  Hwy. 69 near Newark
North end: Hwy. 25, Cord
Location
Counties: Independence
Highway system
Hwy. 121 Hwy. 123

Arkansas Highway 122 (AR 122, Hwy. 122) is an east–west state highway in Independence County, Arkansas. The route of 16.49 miles (26.54 km) runs from Highway 14 near Oil Trough north and east through Newark to Highway 25 near Cord.[2]

Route description[edit]

AR 122 begins near Oil Trough at Highway 14. The route runs north past Akron Cemetery to intersect Highway 69 before entering Newark. Highway 112 runs as Locust Street and intersects Highway 69B (6th Street) before passing the Dearing House, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and exiting town northbound.[3] The route passes through a rural part of the county lined with trees and farms before serving as the northern terminus for Highway 37 at Cord. Less that 1 mile (1.6 km) north of this intersection Highway 122 has a junction with Highway 25, where Highway 122 terminates.

Traffic counts from the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) reveal that approximately 1100–1800 vehicles per day (VPD) use Highway 122. These counts are entirely within this range except for the rural portion between Newark and Cord, which sees an average of 660 VPD.[1]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Independence County.

Location Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
  0.00 0.00 Hwy. 14 Southern terminus
  3.63 5.84 Hwy. 69
Newark 5.07 8.16 Hwy. 69B (6th Street)
Cord 15.71 25.28 Hwy. 37 south
16.49 26.54 Hwy. 25 Northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

Route map: Google / Bing

  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 (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 October 14, 2011.
  3. ^ Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (2008) (PDF). Map of Magness and Newark, Independence County, Arkansas (Map). Cartography by Planning and Research. http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/cities/magness_newark_city.pdf. Retrieved October 14, 2011.