Arkansas Highway 60

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Highway 60
Route information
Maintained by AHTD
Crawford County
Length: 3.68 mi[1] (5.92 km)
North end: CR 23 near Rudy
Major
junctions:
Hwy. 282 from Rudy to Van Buren
East end: US 64 / US 71B near Van Buren
Sebastian / Franklin counties
Length: 8.50 mi[1] (13.68 km)
West end: Hwy. 217 near Lavaca
East end: Hwy. 41 at Peter Pender
Logan County
Length: 2.64 mi[1] (4.25 km)
West end: Old Hwy. 10 at the Sebastian County line
East end: Hwy. 10 near Booneville
Main segment
Length: 54.19 mi[1] (87.21 km)
West end: Hwy. 28 in Plainview
East end: US 65B / Hwy. 365 in Conway
Highway system
Hwy. 59 US 61
Highway 60 and Highway 7 intersection in Hollis

Arkansas Highway 60 (AR 60, Ark. 60, Hwy. 60) is a state highway that exists in five separate sections in Arkansas. The longest and most well-known segment of 54.19 miles (87.21 km) runs from Highway 28 in Plainview east to US Route 65 Business (US 65B) in Conway.[1] A segment in western Logan County of 2.64 miles (4.25 km) begins at the Old Highway 10 at the Sebastian County line and runs east to Highway 10.[2] A third segment of 10.80 miles (17.38 km) begins at Highway 252 near Lavaca and runs east to Highway 41 at Peter Pender.[3][4] A fourth segment runs 1.34 miles (2.16 km) from US 64 and runs across Interstate 40/Interstate 540 (I-40/I-540) to Highway 282.[5] A fifth route of 2.34 miles (3.77 km) begins at Highway 282 near Rudy and runs north to County Road 23 (CR 23).[5]

Route description[edit]

Crawford County[edit]

Rudy to CR 23[edit]

The longer section of Highway 60 in Crawford County is 2.34 miles (3.77 km) long.[5] The route runs north from Highway 282 at Rudy to terminate at Crawford County Road 23.

US 64 to Highway 282[edit]

The shorter section of Highway 60 in Crawford County is 1.90 miles (3.06 km) long.[5] The route runs north from US 64 over Interstate 40 to terminate at Highway 282.

This segment is the only section of Highway 60 that is signed north-south, as opposed to the rest of the highway, which is signed east-west.

Sebastian / Franklin counties[edit]

The section of Highway 60 in Franklin and Sebastian counties is 8.5 miles (13.7 km) long. The westernmost 1.1 miles (1.8 km) is located in Franklin County,[3] with the remaining 7.4 miles (11.9 km) in Franklin County.[4] The route runs east from Highway 217 to terminate at Highway 41 at Peter Pender.

Logan County[edit]

The section of Highway 60 in Logan County runs for 2.64 miles (4.25 km).[2] The route runs east from the Sebastian County line to Highway 10 west of Booneville

Main segment[edit]

Highway 60 begins at U.S. Route 65 Business in Conway. It runs west for 1.5 miles (2.4 km) and intersects with spur route 60. It continues west for 5.5 miles (8.9 km) until it reaches the County Line at the overpass of Toad Suck Ferry Lock and Dam.[6] Highway 60 then continues to run west for 7.7 miles (12.4 km) and meets with Highway 113. It continues west for 3.8 miles (6.1 km) with Highway 113 and meets the northern terminus of Highway 216 in Houston.

0.1 miles (0.16 km) west of Highway 216, Highway 113 splits off from Highway 60. Highway 60 then runs west for 6.5 miles (10.5 km) to Perryville where it intersects with Highway 9. Both highways follow the same path south in Perryville for 0.3 miles (0.48 km) where they diverge. Highway 60 then runs west for 10.8 Miles to where it intersects with the northern terminus of Highway 177. It then runs west for another 10.1 miles (16.3 km) until it intersects with Arkansas Highway 7. It then crosses Highway 7 and runs west 1.6 miles (2.6 km) to the county line.[7]

From the county line, Highway 60 runs west 7.0 miles (11.3 km) to terminate at Highway 28. Along this route it passes by Nimrod Lake.[8]

Major intersections[edit]

Crawford County[edit]

The entire route is in Crawford County.

Location Mile[9] km Destinations Notes
  0.00 0.00 CR 23 north Northern terminus; Southern terminus of CR 23
  1.90 3.06 Hwy. 348 west Eastern terminus of Hwy 348
Spring Creek 2.10 3.38 Bridge
  2.50 4.02 Hwy. 282 – Rudy, Van Buren Southern terminus
Use Highway 282 to connect between segments
  7.40 11.91 Hwy. 282 Western terminus
  8.80 14.16 US 64 / US 71B – Van Buren, Alma Eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Sebastian / Franklin counties[edit]

County Location Mile[10] km Destinations Notes
Sebastian   0.00 0.00 Hwy. 252 Western terminus
Franklin   3.20 5.15 Hwy. 217
Peter Pender 10.60 17.06 Hwy. 41 Eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Logan County[edit]

County Location Mile[11] km Destinations Notes
SebastianLogan line   0.00 0.00 Old Highway 10 Western terminus
Logan   2.30 3.70 Hwy. 10 Eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Main segment[edit]

County Location Mile[12] km Destinations Notes
Yell Plainview 0.00 0.00 Hwy. 28 Western terminus
Perry Fourche Junction 8.60 13.84 Hwy. 7 – Ola, Hot Springs
Aplin 18.70 30.09 Hwy. 155 south Northern terminus of Hwy 155
Perryville 29.40 47.31 Hwy. 9 north / Hwy. 10 west Western terminus of concurrency with Hwy 9 / Hwy 10
29.70 47.80 Hwy. 9 south / Hwy. 10 east Eastern terminus of concurrency with Hwy 9 / Hwy 10
Houston 36.30 58.42 Hwy. 113 north Western terminus of concurrency with Hwy 113
36.40 58.58 Hwy. 216 west Eastern terminus of Hwy 216
  40.10 64.53 Hwy. 113 south – Bigelow Eastern terminus of concurrency with Hwy 113
Arkansas River 47.70 76.77 Toad Suck Ferry Lock & Dam
Faulkner Conway 52.90 85.13 Hwy. 60S south (Donaghey Avenue) Northern terminus of Hwy 60S; serves the Office of Emergency Services
54.40 87.55 US 65B south / Hwy. 365 south to I‑40 Eastern terminus; road continues east as US 65B
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 (March 28, 2012). "Arkansas Road Log Database" (MBD). Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. Retrieved April 13, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (September 11, 2002). General Highway Map, Logan County, Arkansas (Map). Cartography by Planning and Research Division. http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/Counties/County%20PDFs/LoganCounty.pdf. Retrieved February 9, 2014.
  3. ^ a b Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (January 22, 2013). General Highway Map, Sebastian County, Arkansas (Map). Cartography by Planning and Research Division. http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/Counties/County%20PDFs/SebastianCounty.pdf. Retrieved February 9, 2014.
  4. ^ a b Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (January 3, 2011). General Highway Map, Franklin County, Arkansas (Map). Cartography by Planning and Research Division. http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/Counties/County%20PDFs/FranklinCounty.pdf. Retrieved February 9, 2014.
  5. ^ a b c d Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (May 20, 2011). General Highway Map, Crawford County, Arkansas (Map). Cartography by Planning and Research Division. http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/Counties/County%20PDFs/CrawfordCounty.pdf. Retrieved February 9, 2014.
  6. ^ Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (September 11, 2002). General Highway Map, Faulkner County, Arkansas (Map). Cartography by Planning and Research Division. http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/Counties/County%20PDFs/FaulknerCounty.pdf. Retrieved February 9, 2014.
  7. ^ Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (September 11, 2002). General Highway Map, Perry County, Arkansas (Map). Cartography by Planning and Research Division. http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/Counties/County%20PDFs/PerryCounty.pdf. Retrieved February 9, 2014.
  8. ^ Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (August 27, 2002). General Highway Map, Yell County, Arkansas (Map). Cartography by Planning and Research Division. http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/Counties/County%20PDFs/YellCounty.pdf. Retrieved February 9, 2014.
  9. ^ Google Inc. "Highway 60 in Crawford County". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. https://goo.gl/maps/AQaKY. Retrieved February 9, 2014.
  10. ^ Google Inc. "Highway 60 in Sebastian and Franklin counties". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. https://goo.gl/maps/334v3. Retrieved February 9, 2014.
  11. ^ Google Inc. "Highway 60 in Logan County". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. https://goo.gl/maps/7lKct. Retrieved February 9, 2014.
  12. ^ Google Inc. "Highway 60 in Yell, Perry, and Faulkner counties". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. https://goo.gl/maps/aFLMm. Retrieved February 9, 2014.