Arkansas Highway 549
|This article is outdated. (May 2013)|
||It has been suggested that this article be merged into Interstate 49 in Arkansas. (Discuss) Proposed since January 2014.|
|Maintained by AHTD|
|Length:||41.94 mi (67.50 km)|
|Existed:||2004 – present|
|South end:||US 71 in Doddridge|
|North end:||US 71 north of Texarkana|
Highway 549 is the temporary designation of Future Interstate 49 southeast of Texarkana. Designated a distance of 29.49 miles (47.46 km), Highway 549 first opened to traffic in December 2004 between Texarkana and Fouke. A second section, between Fouke, and Doddridge, opened October 21, 2005. A fourth section, between Arkansas Street in Texarkana and U.S. Highway 71 north of Texarkana opened May 15, 2013.
Its current northern terminus is at U.S. Highway 71 north of the Texarkana city limit at the border with Texas, roughly 5 miles (8.0 km) past the Interstate 30 junction. Its southern terminus is currently at U.S. Highway 71 4.32 miles (6.95 km) north of the Louisiana state line near Doddridge. Construction to complete the road between US 71 and the state line began in 2010 and is expected to be complete in Spring of 2014.
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The entire route is in Miller County.
|0.00||0.00||Future I-49||Continuation in Louisiana Planned to Open in 2014|
|Doddridge||4.32||6.95||4||US 71 – Doddridge||At-grade Intersection - Southern End of Arkansas 549|
|Fouke||16.46||26.49||16||US 71 – Fouke|
|18.17||29.24||18||North Fouke Road|
|Ferguson||23.77||38.25||24||CR 10 – Ferguson|
|28.87||46.46||29A||US 71 – Texarkana||US-71 southbound to I-49 VIA 2 entrance ramps|
|29.49||47.46||29B||Hwy. 151 to I-369 / US 59 / Loop 151||Directional T interchange - Interstate 49 Overlap/The Loop|
|31||Hwy 196 (Genoa Road) – Genoa|
|32||U.S. 82 (9th Street);19th Street; U.S. 67 – Texarkana, Hope||southern exit to U.S. 67|
|35||Arkansas Blvd / Four States Fair Parkway; U.S. 67 – Texarkana, Hope||northern exit to U.S. 67|
|37||I-30 – Little Rock, Dallas||Split into exits 37A (east) and 37B (west)|
|41||CR 23 Sanderson Lane|
|42||U.S. 71 – Texarkana, Ashdown, Fort Smith||At-grade intersection - Northern End of Arkansas 549|
|0.00||0.00||Future I-49||Continuation into Texas|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
- 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 March 22, 2013.
- Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (PDF). Route and Section Map (Map). Miller County. http://www.arkansashighways.com/Maps/Counties/County%20RAS/RAS%20Maps%20PDF/mmill_ras.pdf. Retrieved March 22, 2013.