Arkansas Highway 147

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Highway 147 marker

Highway 147
Route information
Maintained by AHTD
Length: 25.83 mi[1] (41.57 km)
Major junctions
South end: Hwy. 131 at Bruins
  US 70 / Great River Road at Lehi
I‑40 / US 63 / US 79
North end: US 64 near West Memphis
Location
Counties: Crittenden
Highway system
Hwy. 146 Hwy. 148

Highway 147 (AR 147, Ark. 147, and Hwy. 147) is a north–south state highway in Crittenden County, Arkansas. The route of 25.83 miles (41.57 km) runs from Highway 131 at Bruins north across Interstate 40/US Route 63/US Route 79 (I-40/US 63/US 70/US 79) to US 64 near West Memphis.[2] A portion of the route make up the western routing of the Great River Road.[3]

Route description[edit]

Highway 147 begins near Horseshoe Lake, Arkansas at the southern terminus of Highway 131. The route runs north to serve as the eastern terminus of Highway 38, with Highway 147 picking up the Great River Road designation northbound. Highway 147 has another junction with Highway 131 before curving due north along the Mississippi River. The highway serves as the eastern terminus for Highway 50 south of Anthonyville, Arkansas before meeting a different Highway 131 in Edmondson. Highway 147 has a junctions with US 70 and I-40/US 63/US 79, with the former being the southern frontage road for the latter. The road continues north to terminate at US 64 near the city limits of West Memphis.[2]

Major intersections[edit]

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

Location Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
Bruins 0.00 0.00 Hwy. 131 north / Bruins Road Southern terminus, Hwy. 131 southern terminus
  2.80 4.51 Hwy. 38 west / Great River Road south – Hughes Hwy. 38 eastern terminus
Thompson Grove 5.80 9.33 Hwy. 131 south – Horseshoe Lake, Seyppel Hwy. 131 northern terminus
  11.03 17.75 Hwy. 50 west
Edmondson 19.17 30.85 Hwy. 131 south (Mudline Road) Hwy. 131 northern terminus
Lehi 21.18 34.09 US 70 / Great River Road north
  21.25 34.20 I‑40 (US 63 / US 79) – Little Rock, Memphis I-40 exit 271
Cunningham Corner 24.31 39.12 Hwy. 218 west Hwy. 218 eastern terminus
  25.83 41.57 US 64 – Wynne, Marion Northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 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 (January 2, 2007) (PDF). General Highway Map, Crittenden County, Arkansas (Map). 1:62500. Cartography by Planning and Research Division. http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/Counties/County%20PDFs/CrittendenCounty.pdf. Retrieved July 23, 2012.
  3. ^ Experience Mississippi River. The Mississippi River plus The Great River Road (Map). Archived from the original on 10 July 2011. http://www.experiencemississippiriver.com/pdf/EMR-Detailed-Map.pdf. Retrieved June 20, 2011.