Arkansas Highway 549

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Highway 549 marker

Highway 549
Route information
Maintained by AHTD
Length: 41.94 mi[1] (67.50 km)
Existed: 2004 – 2014
Major junctions
South end: US 71 in Doddridge
North end: US 71 north of Texarkana
Location
Counties: Miller, Bowie
Highway system
I-540 Hwy. 600

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.

Route description[edit]

Highway 549 under construction
Highway 549 north of the Highway 71 junction

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.[2] 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 Summer of 2014.[1]

Exit list[edit]

The entire route is in Miller County.

Location Mile[1] km Exit Destinations Notes
  0.00 0.00 Future I-49 Continuation in Louisiana Planned to Open in 2014
Doddridge 4.32 6.95 4 US 71 – Doddridge Southern End of Arkansas 549 until Summer 2014
7.01 11.28 6 CR 197
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
Texarkana 26.35 42.41 26 Hwy. 237
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 Arkansas 196.svg Hwy 196 (Genoa Road) – Genoa
32 US 82.svg U.S. 82 (9th Street);19th Street;US 67.svg U.S. 67Texarkana, Hope southern exit to U.S. 67
35 Arkansas Blvd / Four States Fair Parkway;US 67.svg U.S. 67Texarkana, Hope northern exit to U.S. 67
37 I-30 (AR).svg I-30Little Rock, Dallas Split into exits 37A (east) and 37B (west)
41 CR 23 Sanderson Lane
42 US 71.svg U.S. 71Texarkana, 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

References[edit]

Route map: Google / Bing

  1. ^ a b c 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. 
  2. ^ 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.