Arkansas Highway 156

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Highway 156 marker

Highway 156
Current segments in red, former segments in blue
Route information
Maintained by ArDOT
Section 1
Length0.30 mi[1] (0.48 km)
West end SH-100 at the Oklahoma state line
East end AR 59 near Evansville
Section 2
Length4.21 mi[1] (6.78 km)
West end AR 265 at Hogeye
East end AR 170 in West Fork
Section 3
Length2.81 mi[1] (4.52 km)
West end US 71 in Fayetteville
East endPump Station Rd in Fayetteville
Highway system
AR 155AR 157

Highway 156 (AR 156, Ark. 156, and Hwy. 156) is a designation for three east–west state highways in Washington County. One segment of 0.30 miles (0.48 km) runs east from Oklahoma State Highway 100 to Highway 59 near Evansville.[2] A second route of 4.21 miles (6.78 km) begins at Highway 265 near Hogeye and runs east to Highway 170 in West Fork.[2] A third segment of 2.81 miles (4.52 km) begins in Fayetteville at US Highway 71 (US 71; School Ave) and runs east to Pump Station Rd.[2]

Route description[edit]

Oklahoma to Evansville[edit]

Highway 156 begins at SH-100 at Oklahoma state line in far southwestern Washington County. The highway runs east to Highway 59 north of Evansville where it terminates.

Hogeye to West Fork[edit]

Highway 156 begins at Highway 265 (a segment of the Butterfield Overland Mail Heritage Trail)[3] at Hogeye in southern Washington County. The highway runs east along Hogeye Creek to Highway 170, where the route terminates. Continuing on Highway 170 east gives access to Interstate 49 (I-49) and the Boston Mountains Scenic Loop.[2]

School Avenue to Pump Station Road[edit]

The highway begins at US 71 (School Ave) north of Drake Field in southern Fayetteville. Highway 156 runs east as Willoughby Rd near the Fayetteville Country Club before turning north and becoming City Lake Rd. The highway passes the Dromborg Castle and before terminating at Pump Station Rd just south of Highway 16.[2]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Washington County.

LocationmikmDestinationsNotes
0.000.00 SH-100 westWestern terminus
Evansville0.300.48 AR 59Eastern terminus
Highway 156 begins at Hogeye
Hogeye0.000.00 AR 265 (Butterfield Overland Mail Trail)Western terminus
West Fork4.216.78 AR 170Eastern terminus
Highway 156 begins in Fayetteville
Fayetteville0.000.00 US 71 (School Ave)Western terminus
2.814.52Pump Station RdEastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Former routes[edit]

Goshen to Springdale[edit]

Highway 156
LocationAR 45–Washington County Road 87
Length2.53 mi (4.07 km)

Prairie Grove[edit]

Baggett St
LocationAR 45–Washington County Road 87
Length0.37 mi[6] (0.60 km)
ExistedJanuary 30, 1980[6]–May 23, 2007[5]

Highway 156 (AR 156, Ark. 156, Hwy. 156, and Baggett St) was an east–west Arkansas state highway of 0.37 miles (0.60 km) in Prairie Grove.

Route description

The highway began at US 62 west of Prairie Grove and ran south to a factory.[7]

History

Highway 156 was created upon the request of Prairie Grove to provide a state maintained road for a new factory in the town in 1980.[6] The city later requested the highway's maintenance responsibilities be turned over to their jurisdiction, a request granted by the Arkansas State Highway Commission in 2007.[5]

Major intersections

The entire route is in Prairie Grove, Washington County.

mikmDestinationsNotes
0.000.00 US 62Western terminus
0.370.60Sedgewick DrEastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Planning and Research Division (2012). "Arkansas Road Log Database". Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. Archived from the original (MDB) on June 23, 2011. Retrieved May 3, 2013.
  2. ^ a b c d e General Highway Map, Washington County, Arkansas (PDF) (Map). 1:62500. Cartography by Planning and Research Division. Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. December 22, 2011. Retrieved June 3, 2013.
  3. ^ "Butterfield Overland Mail Trail in Arkansas". Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism. 2013. Retrieved June 3, 2013.
  4. ^ "Minutes of the Meeting" (PDF). Arkansas State Highway Commission. October 14, 1981. p. 195. Retrieved January 28, 2013.
  5. ^ a b "Minutes of the Meeting" (PDF). Arkansas State Highway Commission. May 23, 2007. p. 994. Retrieved June 3, 2013.
  6. ^ a b c "Minutes of the Meeting" (PDF). Arkansas State Highway Commission. January 30, 1980. p. 7. Retrieved June 3, 2013.
  7. ^ General Highway Map, Washington County, Arkansas (PDF) (Map). 1:62500. Cartography by Planning and Research Division. Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. September 20, 2006. Retrieved June 3, 2013.[permanent dead link]

External links[edit]

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