Not quite a trilogy

Interstate 540 is a two-parter. The southern section runs from the Oklahoma state line and bypasses Fort Smith and runs over the wide Arkansas River to end at I-40 northeast of the city. The newer, northern section, runs north from I-40 to the state's northwest metro area. Continuing on our future-Interstate-49 trend, lets take a look at I-540 in Arkansas. This view looks eastward at the Arkansas State [...]

By |2018-01-17T15:09:59-05:00April 6th, 2008|Arkansas, Interstate Highways|3 Comments

I-49! huzzah! SR 549

Ahh, Texarkana. They say it is "twice as nice" but it is not "twice as many interstates nice" because I-49 is not here yet. Regardless of your maps, the freeway stretching south of Texarkana is signed only as AR 549. No "Future I-49" signs here, no sir. Here it is, plus some AR 245 goodness. AR 549 is an all concrete facility, with lanes 2×2 but a small [...]

By |2019-02-01T12:04:35-05:00May 30th, 2007|Arkansas, Interstate Highways, Texas|4 Comments
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