Arkansas Highway 147

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Highway 147

AR 147 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by ArDOT
Length25.83 mi[1] (41.57 km)
Major junctions
South end AR 131 at Bruins
Major intersections US 70 / Great River Road at Lehi
I-40 / US 79
North end US 64 near West Memphis
CountryUnited States
Highway system
AR 146 AR 148

Highway 147 (AR 147, Ark. 147, and Hwy. 147) is a 25.83-mile-long (41.57 km) north–south state highway in Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States. The route runs from Highway 131 at Bruins north across Interstate 40/US Route 79 (I-40/US 70/US 79) to US 64 near West Memphis.[2] A portion of the route make up the western routing of the Great River Road.[3]

Route description

Highway 147 begins near Horseshoe Lake, Arkansas at the southern terminus of Highway 131. The route runs north to serve as the eastern terminus of Highway 38, with Highway 147 picking up the Great River Road designation northbound. Highway 147 has another junction with Highway 131 before curving due north along the Mississippi River. The highway serves as the eastern terminus for Highway 50 south of Anthonyville, Arkansas before meeting a different Highway 131 in Edmondson. Highway 147 has a junctions with US 70 and I-40/US 79, with the former being the southern frontage road for the latter. The road continues north to terminate at US 64 near the city limits of West Memphis.[2]

Major intersections

Mile markers reset at concurrencies. The entire route is in Crittenden County.

AR 131 north / Bruins Road
Southern terminus, AR 131 southern terminus

AR 38 west / Great River Road south – Hughes
AR 38 eastern terminus
Thompson Grove5.809.33
AR 131 south – Horseshoe Lake, Seyppel
AR 131 northern terminus
AR 50 west
AR 131 south (Mudline Road)
AR 131 northern terminus
US 70 / Great River Road north
21.2534.20 I-40 (US 79) – Little Rock, MemphisI-40 exit 271
Cunningham Corner24.3139.12
AR 218 west
AR 218 eastern terminus
25.8341.57 US 64 – Wynne, MarionNorthern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ a b Planning and Research Division (2010). "Arkansas Road Log Database". Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. Archived from the original (Database) on 23 June 2011. Retrieved June 9, 2011.
  2. ^ a b General Highway Map, Crittenden County, Arkansas (PDF) (Map). 1:62500. Cartography by Planning and Research Division. Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. January 2, 2007. Retrieved July 23, 2012.
  3. ^ The Mississippi River plus The Great River Road (PDF) (Map). Experience Mississippi River. Archived (PDF) from the original on 10 July 2011. Retrieved June 20, 2011.