Arkansas Highway 298

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Highway 298 marker

Highway 298
Route information
Maintained by AHTD
Section 1
Length: 3.71 mi[1] (5.97 km)
West end: Hwy. 88 at Sims
East end: US 270
Section 2
Length: 28.39 mi[1] (45.69 km)
West end: Hwy. 27 at Story
East end: Hwy. 7
Section 3
Length: 13.81 mi[1] (22.23 km)
West end: Hwy. 9
East end: Hwy. 5
Highway system
Hwy. 297 Hwy. 299

Highway 298 (AR 298, Ark. 298, and Hwy. 298) is a designation for three state highways in Lower Arkansas. The eastern segment of 3.71 miles (5.97 km) begins at Sims at Highway 88 and runs southeast to US Route 270 (US 270). A middle segment of 28.39 miles (45.69 km) runs from Highway 27 at Story east to Highway 7.[1] A segment in Saline County of 13.81 miles (22.23 km) runs east from Highway 9 to Highway 5 near Benton.[2]

Route description[edit]

Highway 298 at the Highway 7 eastern terminus

Sims to Highway 270[edit]

The route begins at a junction with Arkansas Highway 88 at Sims and runs southeast to US 270. This segment does not cross or concur with any other state highways.

Story to Highway 7[edit]

The route begins at Arkansas Highway 27 at Story, Arkansas in Montgomery County and runs east through the Ouachita National Forest for almost its entire length.[3] Highway 298 passes through very wooded area with sparse populations, crossing over many feeder streams for Lake Ouachita. The highway ends at a junction with Arkansas Highway 7 north of Hot Springs.[4]

Saline County[edit]

The Saline County routing begins at Arkansas Highway 9 in unincorporated Saline County and runs southeast through Bland and Grape before terminating at Arkansas Highway 5 approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) north of Benton.

Major intersections[edit]

County Location Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
Montgomery Sims 0.00 0.00 Hwy. 88 western terminus
  3.71 5.97 US 270 eastern terminus
Highway 298 begins in Story
Story 0.00 0.00 Hwy. 27 western terminus
Garland   28.39 45.69 Hwy. 7 eastern terminus
Highway 298 begins at Highway 5
Saline   0.00 0.00 Hwy. 9 eastern terminus
  13.81 22.23 Hwy. 5 western terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e 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. Route and Section Map (Map) (Saline County ed.). http://www.arkansashighways.com/Maps/Counties/County%20RAS/RAS%20Maps%20PDF/msali_ras.pdf. Retrieved October 8, 2011.
  3. ^ Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. General Highway Map (Map) (Montgomery County ed.). http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/Counties/County%20PDFs/MontgomeryCounty.pdf. Retrieved October 8, 2011.
  4. ^ Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. General Highway Map (Map) (Garland County ed.). http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/Counties/County%20PDFs/GarlandCounty.pdf. Retrieved October 8, 2011.