Arkansas Highway 230

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Highway 230 marker

Highway 230
Route information
Maintained by AHTD
Existed: June 1965 – present
Section 1
Length: 8.15 mi[1] (13.12 km)
West end: AR 14 / AR 25 at Locust Grove
East end: US 167 in Southside
Section 2
Length: 13.80 mi[1] (22.21 km)
West end: US 167 in Cave City
East end: AR 25 / AR 117 in Strawberry
Section 3
Length: 16.25 mi[1] (26.15 km)
West end: AR 367 in Alicia
East end: US 63B in Bono
Section 4
Length: 7.04 mi[1] (11.33 km)
West end: US 49B in Brookland
East end: AR 135 at Dixie
Location
Counties: Craighead, Independence, Lawrence, Sharp
Highway system
AR 229 AR 231

Highway 230 (AR 230, Ark. 230, and Hwy. 230) is a designation for four state highways in Arkansas. One route of 8.15 miles (13.12 km) begins at Highway 14/Highway 25 at Locust Grove and runs east to US Highway 167 (US 167) in Southside. A second route of 13.80 miles (22.21 km) begins at US 167 in Cave City and runs east to Highway 25 in Strawberry. A third route of 16.25 miles (26.15 km) begins at Highway 367 in Alicia and runs east to US 63 Business (US 63B) in Bono. A fourth route of 7.04 miles (11.33 km) begins at US 49B and runs east to Highway 135 at Dixie. All routes are maintained by the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD).

Route description[edit]

Locust Grove to Southside[edit]

AR 230 begins in Locust Grove at AR 14/AR 25. The route runs east through Jamestown to Southside, where it terminates at US 167.

Cave City to Strawberry[edit]

AR 230 begins in Cave City at US 167. It runs east to Strawberry, where it meets AR 25 and terminates. It does not cross or concur with any other state highways.

Alicia to Bono[edit]

AR 230 begins in Alicia at Arkansas Highway 367 (Former US 67).The route runs east to meet the new U.S. Route 67 Freeway and AR 91 in rural Lawrence County. AR 230 continues east to cross US 63 outside of Bono, terminating at US 63 BUS.

Brookland to Dixie[edit]

AR 230 runs due east from US 49 BUS in Brookland to AR 135 in Dixie.

History[edit]

Highway 230 was first authorized by the Arkansas State Highway Commission (ASHC) on July 10, 1957 between Cave City and Strawberry.[2][3] A second route was designated between Alicia and Bono on June 23, 1965,[4] with a third highway created between Brookland and Dixie on January 12, 1966.[5] The final section was created on April 26, 1978 when Highway 14 was rerouted onto Highway 25 toward Batesville. Highway 230 replaced the Highway 14 designation between Locust Grove and Southside.[6]

Major intersections[edit]

County Location mi[1] km Destinations Notes
Independence Locust Grove 0.00 0.00 AR 14 / AR 25 – Batesville, Mountain View, Heber Springs Western terminus
Southside 8.15 13.12 US 167 (Batesville Boulevard) – Batesville, Bald Knob Eastern terminus
Gap in route
Sharp Cave City 0.00 0.00 US 167 (Main Street) – Batesville, Ash Flat Western terminus
Independence Strawberry 13.80 22.21 AR 25 (Main Street) / AR 117 north – Cord, Lynn, Jesup Eastern terminus, AR 117 southern terminus
Gap in route
Alicia 0.00 0.00 AR 367 – Swifton, Hoxie Western terminus
8.34–
0.00
13.42–
0.00
AR 91 – Grubbs, Hoxie
2.5 4.0 AR 349 north AR 349 southern terminus
Craighead Bono 7.59 12.21 US 63 – Jonesboro, Hoxie
7.91 12.73 US 63B Eastern terminus
Gap in route
Brookland 0.00 0.00 US 49B Western terminus
Dixie 7.04 11.33 AR 135 – Lake City, Paragould Eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Former routes[edit]

Brookland[edit]

Highway 230
Location: Brookland
Length: 1.6 mi[8] (2.6 km)
Existed: May 23, 1973[8]–April 27, 1979[7]

Highway 230 (AR 230, Ark. 230, and Hwy. 230) is a former state highway of 1.6 miles (2.6 km) in Craighead County.

Route description
The route began at a county road junction and ran east to Highway 1 north of Brookland.

History
A segment of Highway 230 was created north of Brookland on March 28, 1973 pursuant to Act 9 of 1973 by the Arkansas General Assembly at the request of the Arkansas County Judge.[8] The act directed county judges and legislators to designate up to 12 miles (19 km) of county roads as state highways in each county.[9] The entire route was deleted on April 27, 1979 in a swap involving many highways requested by the Craighead County Judge.[7]

Major intersections
The entire route was in Craighead County.

Location mi km Destinations Notes
0.0 0.0 CR 762 (Pine Log Road) / CR 763 Western terminus
1.6 2.6 AR 1 – Brookland, Paragould Eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Swifton[edit]

Highway 230
Location: Jackson County
Length: 2.28 mi[11] (3.67 km)
Existed: April 23, 1975[11]–February 28, 1979[10]

Highway 230 (AR 230, Ark. 230, and Hwy. 230) is a former state highway of 2.28 miles (3.67 km) in Jackson County.

Route description
The route began at a county road junction and ran east to US 67 (now Highway 367) northeast of Swifton.

History
A segment of Highway 230 was created northeast of Swifton on April 23, 1975.[11] The Jackson County Judge proposed an exchange to delete the entire route in exchange for the creation of Highway 224. The ASHC authorized the exchange on February 28, 1979.[10]

Major intersections
The entire route was in Jackson County.

Location mi km Destinations Notes
0.00 0.00 CR 70 Western terminus
2.28 3.67 US 67 – Hoxie, Newport Eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Route map: Bing / Google

KML is from Wikidata
  1. ^ a b c d e System Information and Research Division (2014). "Arkansas Road Log Database" (MDB). Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. Retrieved March 27, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Minutes" (1953–69), p. 1795.
  3. ^ "Minutes" (1953–69), p. 1787.
  4. ^ "Minutes" (1953–69), pp. 675-676.
  5. ^ "Minutes" (1953–69), p. 407.
  6. ^ "Minutes" (1970–79), p. 269.
  7. ^ a b "Minutes" (1970–79), pp. 66-67.
  8. ^ a b c "Minutes" (1970–79), pp. 1163-1164.
  9. ^ Planning and Research Division, Policy Analysis Section (2010). Development of Highway and Transportation Legislation in Arkansas (PDF). A Review of the Acts Relative to Administering and Financing Highways and Transportation in Arkansas. Little Rock: Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. p. 13. Retrieved December 4, 2016. 
  10. ^ a b "Minutes" (1970–79), p. 31.
  11. ^ a b c "Minutes" (1970–79), p. 810.