Arkansas Highway 308

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Highway 308 marker

Highway 308
Route information
Maintained by AHTD
Existed: April 24, 1963[1] – present
Section 1
Length: 6.21 mi[2] (9.99 km)
West end: US 63B in Marked Tree
East end: AR 135 at Spear Lake
Section 2
Length: 10.94 mi[2] (17.61 km)
West end: AR 118 at Whitton
East end: US 61 at Frenchman's Bayou
Location
Counties: Poinsett, Mississippi
Highway system
AR 307 AR 309

Highway 308 (AR 308, Ark. 308, and Hwy. 308) is a designation for two east–west state highways in the Arkansas Delta region of eastern Arkansas. One segment of 6.21 miles (9.99 km) runs east from U.S. Route 63 Business (US 63B) in Marked Tree to the Marked Tree Municipal Airport.[3] A second route of 10.94 miles (17.61 km) begins at Highway 118 at Whitton and runs east to US 61 at Frenchman's Bayou.[4] Both routes are maintained by the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD).

Route description[edit]

Marked Tree to Spear Lake[edit]

First Highway 308 reassurance marker west of Spear Lake

The route runs north from US 63 in Marked Tree. The route turns east and runs to Spear Lake to terminate at Highway 135.

Whitton to Frenchman's Bayou[edit]

Highway 308 begins at Highway 118 and runs south to Birdsong. The route then turns north to concur with Highway 77 briefly. AR 308 continues east to cross Interstate 55 before terminating at US 61 in Frenchman's Bayou.

History[edit]

The segment between Marked Tree and Highway 135 was adopted as a state highway by the Arkansas State Highway Commission on April 24, 1963.[5] The spur route to the Marked Tree Municipal Airport was added to the system on June 24, 1970,[6] and the business route was created on March 28, 1973.[7]

The highway between Highway 118 and Birdsong was designated a state highway on April 25, 1973,[8] with an extension to Frenchman's Bayou on February 27, 1974.[9]

Major intersections[edit]

County Location mi km Destinations Notes
Poinsett Marked Tree 0.00 0.00 US 63B (Main St) Eastern terminus
0.89 1.43 AR 308S east – Marked Tree Municipal Airport Hwy. 308S western terminus
1.38 2.22 AR 308B west – Marked Tree Business District Hwy. 308B eastern terminus
Spear Lake 6.21 9.99 AR 135 – Lepanto Eastern terminus
Highway 308 begins at Whitton
Mississippi Whitton 0.00 0.00 AR 118 – Marked Tree Western terminus
5.31–
0.00
8.55–
0.00
AR 77
Frenchman's Bayou 5.63 9.06 US 61 – Turrell, Wilson Eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Bannered routes[edit]

Marked Tree spur[edit]

Airport Rd
Location: Marked Tree
Length: 0.13 mi[2] (0.21 km)
Existed: June 24, 1970[6]–present

Arkansas Highway 308 Spur is a 0.1-mile (0.16 km) spur route north of Marked Tree.

Route description
Major intersections

The entire route is in Marked Tree, Poinsett County.

mi km Destinations Notes
0.00 0.00 AR 308 Western terminus
0.13 0.21 Marked Tree Municipal Airport Eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Marked Tree business route[edit]

Highway 308B
Location: Marked Tree
Length: 1.37 mi[2] (2.20 km)
Existed: March 28, 1973[7]–present

Arkansas Highway 308 Business, colloquially Elm Street, is a business route in Marked Tree. It is 1.3 miles (2.1 km) in length.

Route description
Major intersections

The entire route is in Marked Tree, Poinsett County.

mi km Destinations Notes
0.00 0.00 AR 308 Eastern terminus
1.37 2.20 AR 14 / AR 140 (Gayosa St/Broadway St) Western terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Former route[edit]

Highway 308
Location: Marked Tree
Length: 1.00 mi (1.61 km)
Existed: March 28, 1973–January 10, 1979

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Route map: Bing / Google

KML is from Wikidata
  1. ^ "Minute Order 5017" (PDF). Minutes of the Meeting. ASHC. April 24, 1963. p. 919. Retrieved April 1, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c d System Information and Research Division (2014). "Arkansas Road Log Database" (MDB). Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. Retrieved March 27, 2016. 
  3. ^ General Highway Map, Poinsett County, Arkansas (PDF) (Map). Cartography by Planning and Research Division. Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. March 23, 2016. Retrieved April 1, 2016. 
  4. ^ General Highway Map, Mississippi County, Arkansas (PDF) (Map). Cartography by Planning and Research Division. Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. March 23, 2016. Retrieved April 1, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Minute Order 73-156" (PDF). Minutes of the Meeting. ASHC. March 28, 1973. p. 1122. Retrieved March 31, 2016. 
  6. ^ a b "Minute Order 70-195" (PDF). Minutes of the Meeting. ASHC. June 24, 1970. p. 1636. Retrieved April 1, 2016. 
  7. ^ a b "Minute Order 73-152" (PDF). Minutes of the Meeting. ASHC. March 28, 1973. p. 1121. Retrieved April 1, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Minute Order 73-245" (PDF). Minutes of the Meeting. ASHC. April 25, 1973. p. 1141. Retrieved April 1, 2016. 
  9. ^ "Minute Order 74-104" (PDF). Minutes of the Meeting. ASHC. February 27, 1974. Retrieved April 1, 2016.