Arkansas Highway 348

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Highway 348 marker

Highway 348
Route information
Maintained by ArDOT
Existed: November 23, 1966[1] – present
Section 1
Length: 5.56 mi[2] (8.95 km)
West end: AR 59 at Figure Five
East end: AR 60
Section 2
Length: 3.61 mi[2] (5.81 km)
West end: US 71 at Cain
East end: National Forest Route 1007
Location
Counties: Crawford
Highway system
AR 347 AR 349

Highway 348 (AR 348, Ark. 348, and Hwy. 348) is a designation for two east–west state highways in Crawford County. One segment of 5.56 miles (8.95 km) runs from Highway 59 at Figure Five east to Arkansas Highway 60 near Rudy.[3] A second segment of 3.61 miles (5.81 km) runs from US Route 71 (US 71) at Cain east to National Forest Route 1007.[3]

Route description[edit]

Figure Five to Rudy[edit]

AR 348 begins at US 71 at the unincorporated community of Cain south of Mountainburg. The route runs northeast, entering the Ozark National Forest and terminating at an intersection with National Forest Route 1007 and Hickory Street. The road is two–lane undivided for its entire length.[2]

Cain to Ozark National Forest[edit]

The route begins at Highway 59 at the Figure Five community and runs east as a rural two-lane route.[2] Winding through forested mountains, Highway 348 terminates at Highway 60 near Rudy.

History[edit]

Highway 348 was created by the Arkansas State Highway Commission on November 23, 1966.[1] The second segment between Cain and the National Forest was designated on June 28, 1973 pursuant to Act 9 of 1973 by the Arkansas General Assembly.[4] The act directed county judges and legislators to designate up to 12 miles (19 km) of county roads as state highways in each county.[5]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Crawford County.

Location mi[2] km Destinations Notes
Figure Five 0.00 0.00 AR 59 Western terminus
5.56 8.95 AR 60 Eastern terminus
Gap in route
Cain 0.00 0.00 US 71 Eastern terminus
4.63 7.45 Forest Route 1007 Western terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Route map: Google

KML is from Wikidata
  1. ^ a b "Minutes" & 1953–69, p. 558.
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ a b General Highway Map, Crawford County, Arkansas (PDF) (Map). 1:62500. Cartography by Planning and Research Division. Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. June 2010. Retrieved December 31, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Minutes" & 1970–79, p. 1190.
  5. ^ 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.