Arkansas Highway 3

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State Road 3 marker

State Road 3
Route information
Maintained by AHD
Length 263 mi (423 km)
Existed 1926 – 1940
Major junctions
South end LA 159 at the Louisiana state line
  AR 4 in Camden
US 167 in Fordyce
US 65 in Pine Bluff
US 63 in Pine Bluff
US 165 in Stuttgart
US 63 near West Memphis
North end US 64 northwest of West Memphis
Location
Counties Columbia, Ouachita, Calhoun, Dallas, Cleveland, Jefferson, Arkansas, Prairie, Monroe, Lee, St. Francis, Crittenden
Highway system
AR 2 AR 4

Highway 3 (AR 3, Ark. 3, Hwy. 3, formerly State Road 3) was a state highway in southern Arkansas. Running predominantly southwest to northeast, its southern terminus was at the Louisiana state line approximately 18 miles (29 km) south of Magnolia, Arkansas. Its northern terminus was at U.S. Highway 64 approximately 3 miles (4.8 km) north of Lehi. It was maintained by the Arkansas Highway Department (AHD), now known as the Arkansas Department of Transportation (ArDOT).

Between Magnolia and Lehi, Highway 3 was replaced in 1935 by US 79, splitting Highway 3 into 2 sections; one segment south of Lehi later became Highway 147 and Highway 50. In late 1936, Highway 3 had a third segment added between McNeil and Waldo. In 1939, the segment between Magnolia and the Louisiana state line was transferred to Highway 19. In mid-1940, the segment north of Lehi was replaced by Highway 147, and the segment from McNeil to Waldo was renumbered Highway 98.

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