Arkansas Highway 283

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Highway 283

Route information
Maintained by ArDOT
ExistedMay 29, 1963[1]–present
Section 1
Length3.14 mi[2] (5.05 km)
South end AR 7 near Caddo Valley
North end AR 128 at Caney
Section 2
Length1.14 mi[2] (1.83 km)
South end US 67 in Friendship
North endCaney Road near Friendship
CountryUnited States
CountiesClark, Hot Spring
Highway system
AR 282 AR 284

Highway 283 (AR 283, Ark. 283, and Hwy. 283) is a designation for two north–south state highways in Southwest Arkansas. One route of 3.14 miles (5.05 km) begins at Highway 7 and runs north to Highway 128 at Caney. A second route of 1.14 miles (1.83 km) begins at US Highway 67 (US 67) in Friendship and runs north across Interstate 30 (I-30) to Caney Road. Both routes are maintained by the Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT).

Route description

Highway 7 to Caney

Highway 283 begins at Highway 7 in northeast Clark County near DeGray Lake Resort State Park. The route winds northeast to cross De Roche Creek and enter Hot Spring County.[3] Continuing north, Highway 283 intersects Highway 128 at Caney, where it terminates.[4]


Highway 283 begins at US 67 (Malvern Road) in Friendship and runs northwest as Caney Road to the city limits. Continuing northwest, Highway 283 crosses over I-30 at exit 83. The highway continues northwest for 0.3 miles (0.48 km), terminating at Post Oak Road and Penn Road. The roadway continues towards Caney as Caney Road.[4]

Major intersections

Clark0.000.00 AR 7 – Arkadelphia, Hot SpringsSouthern terminus
Hot SpringCaney3.145.05 AR 128Northern terminus
Gap in route
Friendship0.000.00 US 67 (Malvern Rpad)Southern terminus
0.891.43 I-30 – Little Rock, Texarkana
1.141.83Post Oak RdNorthern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


The section near Caney was added to the state highway system on May 29, 1963.[1] The Friendship to I-30 section was created on February 28, 1968; part of a batch of new state highways created to connect Interstates to the former US Routes they bypassed.[5]


  1. ^ a b "Minutes" (1953–69), p. 934.
  2. ^ a b c System Information and Research Division (2014). "Arkansas Road Log Database" (MDB). Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. Retrieved March 27, 2016.
  3. ^ Planning and Research Division (January 12, 2013). General Highway Map, Clark County, Arkansas (PDF) (Map). 1:62500. Little Rock: Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. Retrieved November 18, 2016.
  4. ^ a b Planning and Research Division (February 17, 2015). General Highway Map, Hot Spring County, Arkansas (PDF) (Map). 1:62500. Little Rock: Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. Retrieved November 18, 2016.
  5. ^ "Minutes" (1953–69), p. 130.

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