Arkansas Highway 137

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Highway 137 marker

Highway 137
Route information
Maintained by AHTD
Length: 8.82 mi[1] (14.19 km)
Existed: 1930 – present
Major junctions
West end: AR 312
East end: Route K / Route NN, Missouri state line
Location
Counties: Mississippi
Highway system
AR 136 AR 138

Highway 137 (AR 137, Ark. 137, and Hwy. 137) is a north–south state highway in Mississippi County, Arkansas. The route runs 8.82 miles (14.19 km) from Highway 312 north to the Missouri state line.[2]

Route description[edit]

Highway 137 begins east of Blytheville and runs east from Highway 312. The route serves as the northern terminus for its spur route before turning due north at Hickman.[2] After serving as the eastern terminus for Highway 150, the route continues north along the Mississippi River until terminating at MO-SSR-Y/NN at the Missouri state line. The road is a two-lane, undivided, rural route for its entire length.[1]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Mississippi County.

Location mi[1] km Destinations Notes
  0.0 0.0 AR 312 southern terminus
  1.52 2.45 AR 137S south AR 137S southern terminus
Huffman 5.52 8.88 AR 150 west AR 150 eastern terminus
ArkansasMissouri state line 8.82 14.19 Route K / Route NN northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

History[edit]

The route became a state highway in 1930, running from Highway 18 north to the Mississippi River. Highway 137 was a gravel/stone route of 7.1 miles (11.4 km) in length. Highway 150 was added to the system around 1940, and the two routes both ended at Huffman. Highway 137 was first paved in 1951, and extended north to Missouri in 1958. The highway was rerouted west to Highway 312 upon the creation of Highway 137S in 1996.

Armorel spur[edit]

Highway 137S
Location: Armorel
Length: 2.43 mi[1] (3.91 km)
Existed: 1996–present

Arkansas Highway 137 Spur is a spur route serving Armorel.[2] The route is 2.43 miles (3.91 km) in length and connects Highway 137 and Highway 18 within Armorel.[1]

Major intersections

The entire route is in Mississippi County.

Location mi[1] km Destinations Notes
  0.0 0.0 AR 137 northern terminus
Armorel 2.43 3.91 AR 18 southern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

Route map: Bing

  1. ^ a b c d e f "[Arkansas] State Highways 2009 (Database)." April 2010. AHTD: Planning and Research Division. Database. Retrieved June 1, 2011.
  2. ^ a b c General Highway Map (PDF) (Map) (Mississippi County ed.). Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. Retrieved June 1, 2011.