Auxiliary routes of Arkansas Highway 7

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One auxiliary route of AR 7 runs near the abandoned theme park Dogpatch USA.

Six auxiliary routes of Arkansas Highway 7 currently exist.[1] Four are spur routes, one is a business route, and one is a truck route. They are listed below in south-to-north order.

El Dorado spur[edit]

Highway 7S
Location: El Dorado
Length: 2.39 mi[1] (3.85 km)

Arkansas Highway 7 Spur is a spur route of 2.39 miles (3.85 km) in El Dorado.[1] The highway runs from US 167 Business north to AR 7.[2]

Major intersections

The entire route is in El Dorado, Union County.

Mile[2] km Destinations Notes
0.0 0.0 US 167B southern terminus
2.39 3.85 Hwy. 7 northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Smackover business route[edit]

Highway 7B
Location: Smackover
Length: 5.55 mi[1] (8.93 km)

Arkansas Highway 7 Business is a business loop of 5.55 miles (8.93 km) in Smackover.[1] The route is known as Pershing Highway east of town, and W 7th Street west of town.[3] AR 7B passes the Smackover Historic Commercial District on the National Register of Historic Places.

Major intersections

The entire route is in Smackover, Union County.

Mile[3] km Destinations Notes
0.0 0.0 Hwy. 7 western terminus
3.7 6.0 Hwy. 160 south (Mt Holly Rd.) AR 160 northern terminus
5.6 9.0 Hwy. 7 eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


Hot Springs spur[edit]

Highway 7S
Location: Hot Springs
Length: 1.62 mi[1] (2.61 km)

Arkansas Highway 7 Spur is a spur route of 1.62 miles (2.61 km) in Hot Springs. The route is known as Gorge Road and is a former alignment of US 70B.[1] It connects AR 7 to the current US 70B and provides access to Gulpha Gorge Recreational Area.[4]

Major intersections

The entire route is in Hot Springs, Garland County.

Mile[4] km Destinations Notes
0.0 0.0 US 70B southern terminus
1.6 2.6 Hwy. 7 northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Russellville spur[edit]

Highway 7S
Location: Russellville
Length: 1.40 mi[1] (2.25 km)

Arkansas Highway 7 Spur is a spur route of 1.40 miles (2.25 km) in Russellville.[5] The route is known as International Paper Road. AR 7S runs past Norristown Cemetery to an International Paper factory.[5]

Major intersections

The entire route is in Russellville, Pope County.

Mile[5] km Destinations Notes
0.0 0.0 Hwy. 7 (Arkansas Ave.) western terminus
1.40 2.25 International Paper factory eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Russellville truck route[edit]

Highway 7 Truck western terminus at Highway 7 in Russellville

Highway 7 Truck
Location: Russellville
Length: 2.79 mi[1] (4.49 km)
Existed: March 7, 1962[6]–present

Highway 7 Truck (AR 7T, Ark. 7T, and Hwy. 7T) is a truck route of 2.79 miles (4.49 km) in Russellville.[1] The route runs from an intersection with Highway 77 and Highway 326 as a two-lane road. It runs east along Bernice Avenue before turning along Knoxville Avenue north to E Main St..

Major intersections

The entire route is in Russellville, Pope County.

Mile[5] km Destinations Notes
0.0 0.0 Hwy. 7 Southern terminus
2.79 4.49 US 64 (E Main St.) Northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Marble Falls spur[edit]

Highway 7S
Location: Marble Falls
Length: 0.29 mi[1] (0.47 km)

Arkansas Highway 7 Spur is a spur route of 0.29 miles (0.47 km) in Marble Falls.[1] The route runs to the former amusement park Dogpatch USA whose parking lot contains Marble Falls' post office.[7]

Major intersections

The entire route is in Marble Falls, Newton County.

Mile[7] km Destinations Notes
0.0 0.0 Hwy. 7 western terminus
0.29 0.47 Marble Falls post office, Dogpatch USA eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "[Arkansas] State Highways 2009 (Database)." April 2010. AHTD: Planning and Research Division. Database. Retrieved March 20, 2011.
  2. ^ a b Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. Map of El Dorado, Arkansas (Map) (September 2004 ed.). http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/cities/eldorado_city.pdf. Retrieved March 20, 2011.
  3. ^ a b Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. Map of Smackover, Arkansas (Map) (May 2003 ed.). http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/cities/dewitt_city.pdf. Retrieved March 20, 2011.
  4. ^ a b Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. Map of Hot Springs, Arkansas (Map) (December 2007 ed.). http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/cities/hotsprings_city.pdf. Retrieved March 20, 2011.
  5. ^ a b c d Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. Map of Russellville, Arkansas (Map) (April 2010 ed.). http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/cities/Russellville_city.pdf. Retrieved March 20, 2011.
  6. ^ "Minutes of the Meeting" (PDF). Arkansas State Highway Commission. March 7, 1962. pp. 1045–1046. Retrieved January 28, 2013. 
  7. ^ a b Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. General Highway Map - Newton County, Arkansas (Map) (1/10/03 ed.). http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/Counties/County%20PDFs/NewtonCounty.pdf. Retrieved March 30, 2011.