Arkansas Highway 314

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Highway 314 marker

Highway 314
Route information
Maintained by AHTD
Length: 17.45 mi[2] (28.08 km)
Existed: 1964[1] – present
Major junctions
West end: Hwy. 27 at Onyx
East end: Hwy. 7 at Hollis
Location
Counties: Perry, Yell
Highway system
Hwy. 313 Hwy. 315

Arkansas Highway 314 (AR 314 and Hwy. 314) is an east–west state highway in Perry and Yell Counties. The route runs 17.45 miles (28.08 km) as a connector between Arkansas Highway 27 and Arkansas Highway 7 in the Ouachita National Forest.[3][4] The route does not intersect any other state highways.

Route description[edit]

Arkansas Highway 314 begins at Arkansas Highway 27 at Onyx, an unincorporated community within the Ouachita National Forest. The route runs east into Perry County to terminate at AR 7 at Hollis near the South Fourche Campground.

The road is a winding, two–lane road surrounded by trees for its entire length. AR 314 follows the South Fork of the Fourche River. There is a county road which breaks from AR 314 and leads to Shed Cemetery.

Major intersections[edit]

County Location Mile[3][4] km Destinations Notes
Yell Onyx 0.0 0.0 Hwy. 27 western terminus
Perry Hollis 17.45 28.08 Hwy. 7 eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

History[edit]

The forest road has existed since Arkansas' earliest records, but the route didn't become a state highway until 1964.[1] The first portion of the route was paved in 1973, but the entire route wasn't complete until 1976.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Arkansas State Highway Department. State Highway Map - State of Arkansas (Map) (1964 edition ed.). http://www.arkansashighways.com/planning_research/mapping_graphics/archived_tourist_maps/1964.tif. Retrieved March 21, 2011.
  2. ^ a b "[Arkansas] State Highways 2009 (Database)." April 2010. AHTD: Planning and Research Division. Database. Retrieved March 21, 2011.
  3. ^ a b Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. General Highway Map - Perry County, Arkansas (Map) (4/27/07 ed.). http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/Counties/County%20PDFs/PerryCounty.pdf. Retrieved March 21, 2011.
  4. ^ a b Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. General Highway Map - Yell County, Arkansas (Map) (4/27/07 ed.). http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/Counties/County%20PDFs/YellCounty.pdf. Retrieved March 21, 2011.