Arkansas Highway 29

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Highway 29 marker

Highway 29
Route information
Maintained by AHTD
Length: 77.2 mi[1][2][3][4] (124.2 km)
Major junctions
South end: LA 3, Louisiana state line
  US 82 – Lewisville
US 278 / AR 32 – Hope
US 67 / AR 73 – Hope
I-30 – Hope
US 371 – Blevins
AR 19
North end: AR 301 – Antoine
Location
Counties: Lafayette, Hempstead, Nevada, Pike
Highway system
AR 28 I-30

Arkansas Highway 29 is a state highway that extends 77.2 miles (124.2 km) in South Arkansas.[1][2][3][4] It runs north from the Louisiana state line to its terminus at AR 301 in Antoine.[5] It is intersected by many major thoroughfares including Interstate 30. Part of the highway is known as Bill Clinton Drive.

Route description[edit]

Maintained by the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) the route begins at Louisiana Highway 3 at the Louisiana state line. It runs north parallel to the Union Pacific tracks, intersecting AR 160 in Bradley and US 82 in Lewisville. The route runs for 33.8 miles (54.4 km) in Lafayette County before continuing north into Hempstead County.[1] The route has multiple important junctions in Hope. The route meets US 67, US 278, US 371, and Interstate 30 in Hope. The route concurs with US 278 and runs around Hope as Bill Clinton Drive.[6] AR 29 runs for 41.3 miles (66.5 km) in Hempstead County.[2] In Nevada County, the route begins a concurrency with AR 19. The route runs for 3.7 miles (6.0 km) in Nevada County before entering Pike County. AR 29 meets AR 301, before terminating at that same route in Antoine. The 6.7 miles (10.8 km) in Pike County makes the total route length 77.2 miles (124.2 km).

The route terminated at Blevins in 1947.[7]

Arkansas Highway 29 signage in Bradley

Major intersections[edit]

County Location mi km Destinations Notes
Lafayette LA 3 south – Plain Dealing, Shreveport Louisiana state line
Bradley 5.6 9.0 AR 160 – Gin City, Business District, Taylor, Conway Cemetery Historic State Park
Canfield 11.7 18.8 AR 360 west
11.9 19.2 AR 360 east to AR 53
Lewisville 23.9 38.5 AR 313 south to AR 53
24.5 39.4 US 82 (1st Street) – Texarkana, Magnolia
Hempstead Center Point 36.0 57.9 AR 355 south – Patmos
Evening Shade 40.8 65.7 AR 355 west – Springhill, Dr. Lester Sitzes III Bois D'Arc WMA
Hope 46.4 74.7 AR 29B north (South Main Street) / Patmos Road – Patmos
47.9 77.1 US 278 east (Shover Road) – Rosston, Camden South end of US 278 overlap
48.6 78.2 US 67 / US 278B west
51.0 82.1 US 278 west / AR 29B south – Nashville North end of US 278 overlap
51.3 82.6 I-30 – Texarkana, Little Rock I-30 exit 31
52.4 84.3 AR 32 west to US 278 – Oakhaven, Airport
57.9 93.2 AR 332 east – Deann
Blevins 66.8 107.5 US 371 – Nashville, Prescott
Nevada 67.6 108.8 AR 19 south – Prescott South end of AR 19 overlap
Pike 73.0 117.5 AR 19 north – Delight North end of AR 19 overlap
74.3 119.6 AR 301 – Pisgah
74.7 120.2 AR 301
Antoine 77.2 124.2 AR 301
AR 26 – Murfreesboro, Arkadelphia
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Hope business route[edit]

Highway 29B
Location: Hope
Length: 3.0 mi (4.8 km)

Arkansas Highway 29 Business is a 3.0-mile-long (4.8 km) business route in Hope.[2][6] It passes the Missouri Pacific Railroad Depot-Hope and the Ethridge House, both on the National Register of Historic Places. The route was designated after 1962.[8]

References[edit]

Route map: Bing / Google

  1. ^ a b c "Lafayette County, Arkansas." Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. AHTD Lafayette County map Retrieved on July 6, 2010.
  2. ^ a b c d "Hempstead County, Arkansas." Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. AHTD Hempstead County map Retrieved on July 6, 2010.
  3. ^ a b "Nevada County, Arkansas." Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. AHTD Nevada County map Retrieved on July 7, 2010.
  4. ^ a b "Pike County, Arkansas." Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. AHTD Pike County map Retrieved on July 7, 2010.
  5. ^ "Antoine, Arkansas." Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. AHTD Antoine, Arkansas map Retrieved on July 7, 2010.
  6. ^ a b "Hope, Arkansas." Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. AHTD Hope, Arkansas map Retrieved on July 7, 2010.
  7. ^ "1947 Hempstead County, Arkansas map." Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. AHTD Hempstead County map Retrieved on July 7, 2010.
  8. ^ "1958 Hempstead County, Arkansas map (Rev. 1962)." Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. AHTD Hempstead, Arkansas map Retrieved on July 7, 2010.