Bannered routes of U.S. Route 62

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U.S. Route 62 marker

U.S. Route 62
Highway system

Eleven bannered routes of U.S. Route 62 currently exist. Six of them lie within the state of Arkansas. Four more existed in the past but have since been decommissioned.

Oklahoma[edit]

Snyder business loop[edit]


U.S. Route 62 Business
Location: Snyder, Oklahoma


Henryetta business loop[edit]


U.S. Route 62 Business
Location: Henryetta, Oklahoma


Muskogee business loop[edit]


U.S. Route 62 Business
Location: Muskogee, Oklahoma


Arkansas[edit]

Berryville spur[edit]

Oak View Drive[1]
Location: Berryville, Arkansas
Length: 0.70 mi[2] (1.13 km)
Existed: c. 2001–present

U.S. Route 62 Spur (US 62S and Hwy. 62S) is a 0.70-mile (1.13 km) spur route of U.S. Route 62 in Carroll County, Arkansas.[3]

Route description

The route's western terminus is at US 62 in west Berryville. The route runs east as Oak View Drive, passing the industrial park area of the city.[1] State maintenance ends at a fork in the road with A. L. Carter Street to the north and Oak View Drive continuing south.

History

This roadway was added to the state highway system between 2001 and 2002.[4][5] On June 4, 2014 a minute order was passed by the Arkansas State Highway Commission to reroute US 62S along the newly constructed intersection with the parent route.[6]

Major intersections

The entire route is in Berryville, Carroll County.

Mile[3] km Destinations Notes
0.00 0.00 US 62 (Trimble Street) Western terminus
0.70 1.13 End state maintenance at A. L. Carter Street/Oak View Drive intersection Eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


Pyatt spur[edit]

U.S. Highway 62S
Location: Pyatt, Arkansas
Length: 0.70 mi[2] (1.13 km)

U.S. Route 62 Spur (US 62S and Hwy. 62S) is a 0.70-mile (1.13 km) spur route of U.S. Route 62 in Marion County, Arkansas.[7]

Route description

The route's southern terminus is at US 62/US 412 at the south edge of Pyatt. The route runs north into downtown Pyatt, connecting the residential area with Highway 62.[8] The route passes the Pyatt School Building and the crosses Crooked Creek on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) listed Crooked Creek Bridge.[9] State maintenance ends at County Route 321 (CR 321), locally named Bradford Street.[8]

Major intersections

The entire route is in Pyatt, Marion County.

Mile[7] km Destinations Notes
0.00 0.00 US 62 / US 412 Southern terminus
0.70 1.13 CR 321 (Bradford Street) Northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


Yellville business route[edit]

Old Main Street[10]
Location: Yellville, Arkansas
Length: 0.45 mi[2] (0.72 km)
Existed: 1980s–present

U.S. Route 62 Business (US 62B and Hwy. 62B) is a 0.45-mile (0.72 km) business route of U.S. Route 62 in Marion County, Arkansas.[7]

Route description

The route's eastern terminus is at US 62/US 412 in downtown Yellville. The route runs due east as Old Main Street through downtown Yellville, connecting the residential area with Highway 62.[10] The route passes the Yellville Public Library, the Layton Building, and the Marion County Courthouse, with the last two properties being National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) listed.[9] The route turns north onto Berry Street for one block, when it terminates at US 62/US 412.[10]

Major intersections

The entire route is in Yellville, Marion County.

Mile[7] km Destinations Notes
0.00 0.00 US 62 / US 412 Western terminus
0.45 0.72 US 62 / US 412 Eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


Cotter business route[edit]

U.S. Highway 62B
Location: Cotter, Arkansas
Length: 2.97 mi[2] (4.78 km)
Existed: c. 1989–present

U.S. Route 62 Business (US 62B and Hwy. 62B) is a 2.97-mile (4.78 km) business route of U.S. Route 62 in Baxter County, Arkansas and Marion County, Arkansas.[7][11]

Route description

The route's eastern terminus is at US 62/US 412 west of Cotter. The route runs east as Ruthven Street on the Cotter Bridge over the White River. Now entering downtown Cotter, the route serves as the southern terminus for Highway 354 and follows Harding Boulevard into downtown Cotter. The route passes the Old Cotter High School Gymnasium listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP).[9][12] Continuing northeast, the route nears the Cotter Water Tower and terminating at US 62/US 412.

History

The route was formed between 1989 and 1990 when a bypass of Cotter was completed.[13][14] A new bridge replaced the Cotter Bridge as the primary route over the White River to complete the transition.

Major intersections
County Location Mile[7][11] km Destinations Notes
Marion   0.00 0.00 US 62 / US 412 Western terminus
Baxter Cotter 1.18 1.90 Hwy. 345 north
2.97 4.78 US 62 / US 412 (Main Street) Eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


Mountain Home business route[edit]

U.S. Highway 62B
Location: Mountain Home, Arkansas
Length: 4.78 mi[2] (7.69 km)
Existed: c. 1998–present

U.S. Route 62 Business (US 62B and Hwy. 62B) is a 4.78-mile (7.69 km) business route of U.S. Route 62 in Baxter County, Arkansas.[11]

Route description

The route's southern terminus is at US 62/US 412 in the southwest part of Mountain Home. The route runs northeast to meet Highway 5 Spur and Highway 178. Further northeast the route forms a concurrency with Highway 5/Highway 201, becoming Main Street, and passing the Mountain Home Commercial Historic District and Baxter County Courthouse.[15] These two properties are both listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP).[9] Approaching a fork in the road, Highway 5/Highway 201 split to the left, and Highway 62B continues to the right. Now heading east the route intersects a second alignment of Highway 178 before terminating at US 62/US 412.[11]

Major intersections

The entire route is in Mountain Home, Baxter County.

Mile[11][15] km Destinations Notes
0.00 0.00 US 62 / US 412 Southern terminus
1.28 2.06 Hwy. 5S (9th Street) to Hwy. 5 / Hwy. 201
1.33 2.14 Hwy. 5 south / Hwy. 201 south (Main Street)
1.38 2.22 Hwy. 178 west (6th Street)
1.70 2.74 Hwy. 5 north / Hwy. 201 north
3.58 5.76 Hwy. 178 east
4.78 7.69 US 62 / US 412 Northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


Salem business route[edit]

U.S. Route 62 Business (US 62B and Hwy. 62B) is a 1.21-mile (1.95 km) business route of US 62 in Fulton County, Arkansas.[16]

Route description

The route's western terminus is at US 62/US 412 in west Salem. US 62B runs east along Church Street to the town square, where it turns south along Highway 9. The two concurrent routes continue south along Main Street until meeting US 62/US 412, when US 62B terminates and Hwy. 9 continues south.[16]

Major intersections

The entire route is in Salem, Fulton County.

Mile[16] km Destinations Notes
0.00 0.00 US 62 / US 412 Western terminus
0.99 1.59 Hwy. 9 north (Main Street) Western end of Hwy. 9 concurrency
1.21 1.95 US 62 / US 412 / Hwy. 9 main street Eastern terminus of Hwy. 9 concurrency, eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


Former routes[edit]

Rogers business loop[edit]

U.S. Highway 62B
Location: Rogers, Arkansas
Existed: 1990s–2010

U.S. Route 62 Business in Rogers, Arkansas was a business route of 1.99 miles (3.20 km) in east Rogers.[2] The route ran connected US 71B north to US 62. It was replaced in 2010 by AR 12.

Kentucky[edit]

Maysville business spur[edit]


U.S. Highway 62 X
Location: Maysville, Kentucky
Length: 3.440 mi[17] (5.536 km)


Pennsylvania[edit]

Sharon business loop[edit]


U.S. Route 62 Business
Location: Sharon, Pennsylvania

U.S. Route 62 Business is a through street in Sharon and Hermitage, Pennsylvania. The route was designated in 1958, after the mainline was moved onto the Shenango Valley Freeway (which is not a true freeway, but instead features at-grade intersections). For its first mile, the route is cosigned with other highways, first Pennsylvania Route 718, then Pennsylvania Route 518. Soon afterward, it expands to four-lanes and contains the hub of commercial development for the region.

New York[edit]

Niagara Falls business loop[edit]


U.S. Route 62 Business
Location: Niagara Falls, New York
Existed: 2006[18]–present

U.S. Route 62 Business follows Pine Avenue through downtown Niagara Falls, New York, spanning 2.12 miles (3.41 km) between NY 104 at its western terminus and US 62 at its eastern extent.[19] Although it runs in a mostly east–west direction, it is signed as a north–south route due to US 62 being signed north–south as well within New York.

Pine Avenue was originally designated as part of NY 34 in the 1920s. It then became part of NY 18 after it replaced NY 34 in 1930. In 1932, US 62 was extended into New York and overlapped NY 18 between Dayton and Niagara Falls. NY 18 was truncated to Lewiston, a village north of the city, in the early 1960s, making US 62 the sole occupant of Pine Avenue. US 62 was shifted onto its current alignment through the city later in the decade, allowing Pine Avenue to become New York State Route 62A in the 1970s. NY 62A was redesignated as US 62 Business in 2006.[18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (November) (PDF). Map of Berryville, Carroll County, Arkansas (Map). Cartography by Planning and Research Division. http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/cities/berryville_city.pdf. Retrieved December 22, 2011.
  2. ^ a b c d e f 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 June 9, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (2010) (PDF). General Highway Map, Carroll County, Arkansas (Map). 1:62500. Cartography by Planning and Research Division. http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/Counties/County%20PDFs/CarrollCounty.pdf. Retrieved December 22, 2011.
  4. ^ Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (2001) (TIFF). Highway Map of Arkansas (Map). Cartography by Planning and Research Division. Little Rock, Arkansas. http://www.arkansashighways.com/planning_research/mapping_graphics/archived_tourist_maps/2001.tif. Retrieved December 22, 2011.
  5. ^ Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (2002) (PDF). Highway Map of Arkansas (Map). Cartography by Planning and Research Division. Little Rock, Arkansas. http://www.arkansashighways.com/planning_research/mapping_graphics/archived_tourist_maps/2002.pdf. Retrieved December 22, 2011.
  6. ^ Hall, Ralph (June 7, 2014). "Memorandum". Little Rock, AR: AHTD. Retrieved July 12, 2014. 
  7. ^ a b c d e f Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (2010) (PDF). General Highway Map, Marion County, Arkansas (Map). 1:62500. Cartography by Planning and Research Division. http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/Counties/County%20PDFs/MarionCounty.pdf. Retrieved December 22, 2011.
  8. ^ a b Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (November) (PDF). Map of Pyatt, Marion County, Arkansas (Map). Cartography by Planning and Research Division. http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/cities/pyatt_city.pdf. Retrieved December 22, 2011.
  9. ^ a b c d "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  10. ^ a b c Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (January) (PDF). Map of Summit and Yellville, Marion County, Arkansas (Map). Cartography by Planning and Research Division. http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/cities/summit_yellville_city.pdf. Retrieved December 22, 2011.
  11. ^ a b c d e Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (2002) (PDF). General Highway Map, Baxter County, Arkansas (Map). 1:62500. Cartography by Planning and Research Division. http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/Counties/County%20PDFs/BaxterCounty.pdf. Retrieved December 22, 2011.
  12. ^ Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (November) (PDF). Map of Cotter and Gassville, Marion County, Arkansas (Map). Cartography by Planning and Research Division. http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/cities/cotter_gassville_city.pdf. Retrieved December 22, 2011.
  13. ^ Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (1989) (TIFF). Highway Map of Arkansas (Map). Cartography by Planning and Research Division. Little Rock, Arkansas. http://www.arkansashighways.com/planning_research/mapping_graphics/archived_tourist_maps/1989.tif. Retrieved December 22, 2011.
  14. ^ Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (1990) (TIFF). Highway Map of Arkansas (Map). Cartography by Planning and Research Division. Little Rock, Arkansas. http://www.arkansashighways.com/planning_research/mapping_graphics/archived_tourist_maps/1990.tif. Retrieved December 22, 2011.
  15. ^ a b Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (November) (PDF). Map of Mountain Home, Baxter County, Arkansas (Map). Cartography by Planning and Research Division. http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/cities/mountainhome_city.pdf. Retrieved December 24, 2011.
  16. ^ a b c Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (April 29, 2003) (PDF). General Highway Map, Fulton County, Arkansas (Map). 1:62500. Cartography by Planning and Research Division. http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/Counties/County%20PDFs/FultonCounty.pdf. Retrieved August 26, 2012.
  17. ^ "Kentucky Transportation Cabinet - Division of Planning - Highway Information System Official Milepoint Route Log Extract". Retrieved 2011. 
  18. ^ a b "US 62 Business – Establishment" (PDF). American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. 2006. Retrieved April 3, 2009. 
  19. ^ "2007 Traffic Data Report for New York State" (PDF). New York State Department of Transportation. July 25, 2008. Retrieved April 3, 2009.