Arkansas Highway 187

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Highway 187 marker

Highway 187
Route information
Maintained by AHTD
Length: 16.57 mi[1] (26.67 km)
Major junctions
From: Hwy. 23
  US 62, Busch
To: US 62
Location
Counties: Carroll
Highway system
Hwy. 186 Hwy. 188

Arkansas Highway 187 (AR 187 and Hwy. 187) is a roughly three–quarter loop state highway in Carroll County, Arkansas. The route of 16.57 miles (26.67 km) runs from Highway 23 to US Highway 62.[2] The highway passes over the Beaver Bridge, a 1943 suspension bridge, and Beaver Dam, constructed in the 1960s to provide water and electricity for the Northwest Arkansas region.

Route description[edit]

Highway 187 runs along the top of Beaver Dam.

The route begins at Highway 23 north of Eureka Springs and runs northwest over the Beaver Bridge to enter Beaver. The bridge is restricted to one–lane traffic with a 20,000 pounds (9,100 kg) weight limit and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[1] After Beaver, Highway 187 curves east to meet US 62. The routes form a 0.9 miles (1.4 km) concurrency through Busch, after which Highway 187 turns south. Highway 187 enters Beaver Dam Park and rides atop Beaver Dam for 0.25 miles (0.40 km).[1]

The route continues along Beaver Lake before turning east to terminate at US 62 near Eureka Springs.

Major intersections[edit]

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

Location Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
  0.00 0.00 Hwy. 23
Table Rock Lake 4.57–
4.68
7.35–
7.53
Beaver Bridge
Busch 7.32 11.78 US 62 (west)
US 62 concurrency east, 0.9 miles (1.4 km)
0.00 0.00 US 62 (east)
Beaver Lake 13.59–
13.84
21.87–
22.27
Beaver Dam
  16.57 26.67 US 62
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

Route map: Google / Bing

  1. ^ a b c d 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. General Highway Map (Map) (Carroll County ed.). http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/Counties/County%20PDFs/CarrollCounty.pdf. Retrieved June 27, 2011.