Arkansas Highway 60

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Highway 60 marker

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:
AR 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: AR 217 near Lavaca
East end: AR 41 at Peter Pender
Logan County
Length: 2.64 mi[1] (4.25 km)
West end: Old AR 10 at the Sebastian County line
East end: AR 10 near Booneville
Main segment
Length: 54.19 mi[1] (87.21 km)
West end: AR 28 in Plainview
East end: US 65B / AR 365 in Conway
Highway system
AR 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 U.S. Route 65B (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]

The entire route is in Crawford County.

Location mi[9] km Destinations Notes
  0.0 0.0 Old 88 Road
  1.9 3.1 AR 348 west
  2.5 4.0 AR 282 to I-540 – Rudy
Gap in route
  7.4 11.9 AR 282
  8.8 14.2 US 64 / US 71B – Alma, Van Buren
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

County Location mi[10] km Destinations Notes
Sebastian   0.0 0.0 AR 252
Franklin   3.2 5.1 AR 217
Peter Pender 10.6 17.1 AR 41
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

The entire route is in Logan County.

Location mi[11] km Destinations Notes
  0.0 0.0 Old Highway 10 Sebastian County line
  2.3 3.7 AR 10
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

County Location mi[12] km Destinations Notes
Yell Plainview 0.0 0.0 AR 28 to AR 27 – Ola
Perry Fourche Junction 8.6 13.8 AR 7 – Ola, Hot Springs
Aplin 18.7 30.1 AR 155 south
Perryville 29.4 47.3 AR 9 south / AR 10 east – Williams Junction west end of AR 9 / AR 10 overlap
29.7 47.8 AR 9 north / AR 10 west – Perry east end of AR 9 / AR 10 overlap
Houston 36.3 58.4 AR 113 north – Morrilton west end of AR 113 overlap
36.4 58.6 AR 216 west
  40.1 64.5 AR 113 south – Bigelow east end of AR 113 overlap
Arkansas River 47.7 76.8 Toad Suck Ferry Lock and Dam
Faulkner   Prince Street - Conway former AR 60 east
Conway 52.9 85.1 AR 60S (Donaghey Avenue) – University of Central Arkansas
54.4 87.5 US 65B / AR 365 south to I-40 interchange
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 General Highway Map, Logan County, Arkansas (Map). Cartography by Planning and Research Division. Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. September 11, 2002. Retrieved February 9, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b General Highway Map, Sebastian County, Arkansas (Map). Cartography by Planning and Research Division. Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. January 22, 2013. Retrieved February 9, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b General Highway Map, Franklin County, Arkansas (Map). Cartography by Planning and Research Division. Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. January 3, 2011. Retrieved February 9, 2014. 
  5. ^ a b c d General Highway Map, Crawford County, Arkansas (Map). Cartography by Planning and Research Division. Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. May 20, 2011. Retrieved February 9, 2014. 
  6. ^ General Highway Map, Faulkner County, Arkansas (Map). Cartography by Planning and Research Division. Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. September 11, 2002. Retrieved February 9, 2014. 
  7. ^ General Highway Map, Perry County, Arkansas (Map). Cartography by Planning and Research Division. Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. September 11, 2002. Retrieved February 9, 2014. 
  8. ^ General Highway Map, Yell County, Arkansas (Map). Cartography by Planning and Research Division. Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. August 27, 2002. Retrieved February 9, 2014. 
  9. ^ Google (February 9, 2014). "Highway 60 in Crawford County". Google Maps. Google. Retrieved February 9, 2014. 
  10. ^ Google (February 9, 2014). "Highway 60 in Sebastian and Franklin counties". Google Maps. Google. Retrieved February 9, 2014. 
  11. ^ Google (February 9, 2014). "Highway 60 in Logan County". Google Maps. Google. Retrieved February 9, 2014. 
  12. ^ Google (February 9, 2014). "Highway 60 in Yell, Perry, and Faulkner counties". Google Maps. Google. Retrieved February 9, 2014.