Arkansas Highway 18

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Highway 18 marker

Highway 18
Route information
Maintained by AHTD
Length: 93.43 mi[1][2][3][4] (150.36 km)
Existed: 1926 – present
Major junctions
West end: Hwy. 69, Jacksonport
  US 67, Newport
US 63, Jonesboro
US 49 / Hwy. 1, Jonesboro
US 61, Blytheville
I‑55, Blytheville
East end: Mississippi River, Tennessee state line
Location
Counties: Jackson, Poinsett, Craighead, Mississippi
Highway system
Hwy. 17 Hwy. 19

Arkansas Highway 18 is a state highway of 93.43 miles (150.36 km) in Northeastern Arkansas.[1][2][3][4]

Route description[edit]

AR 18 begins at AR 69 near Jacksonport. Brief concurrencies begins with AR 17 and US 67 in Newport, and Arkansas Highway 18 Spur leads to Newport Municipal Airport as AR 18 continues east. The route runs east to AR 37 in Grubbs before turning north at Uno to AR 226 in Cash. AR 18 joins AR 91 and becomes King's Highway.

AR 18/AR 91 run together with US 63 into Jonesboro. AR 18 breaks and runs as Highland Dr., meeting US 49/AR 1. After Jonesboro, AR 18 meets AR 158 and AR 135 in Lake City. The three routes continue east to Black Oak, when AR 18 turns north. AR 18 briefly runs with AR 139 in Monette before continuing east. AR 18 BUS is created in Manila, and AR 18 meets AR 77.

The route briefly meets AR 181 near Dell before turning northeast to Blytheville. AR 18 meets AR 151 and US 61 in downtown Blytheville. The route continues east to cross over Interstate 55 (exit 67) in a frontage road interchange. AR 18 and AR 312 meet briefly south of the Blytheville Municipal Airport. The route continues to terminate at the Mississippi River at the Tennessee state line.

Bannered routes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. AHTD Jackson County map Retrieved on August 27, 2009.
  2. ^ a b Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. AHTD Poinsett County map Retrieved on August 27, 2009.
  3. ^ a b Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. AHTD Craighead County map Retrieved on August 27, 2009.
  4. ^ a b Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. AHTD Mississippi County map Retrieved on August 27, 2009.