Arkansas Highway 549(Redirected from Bella Vista Bypass)
Highway 549, known as the Bella Vista Bypass, is the temporary designation of Future Interstate 49 (I-49) near Bella Vista in the U.S. state of Arkansas. It currently consists of a two-lane freeway from a temporary roundabout interchange with I-49 and US 71 near Bentonville to an incomplete interchange with County Road 34 near Hiwasse.
|Bella Vista Bypass|
|Maintained by ArDOT|
|Length:||11.4 mi (18.3 km)|
|Existed:||2014 – present|
|South end:||I-49 / US 71 near Bentonville|
|AR 72 near Gravette|
|North end:||CR 34 (Rocky Dell Hollow Road)|
The AR 549 designation was signed again in 2014 as the temporary designation to the Bella Vista Bypass. This segment was signed in late April and runs for approximately three miles (4.8 km) as a two-lane expressway, with room to expand up to four lanes.
AR 549 currently begins at an interchange with I-49 and US 71 in Bentonville and continues west to an interchange with AR 72 at Hiwasse. AR 549 turns northwest and has another interchange with AR 72, where it turns northward and continues to its temporary end at Rocky Dell Hollow Road.
The Bella Vista Bypass is set to continue northwards, running along the western edge of Bella Vista before entering Missouri. After an interchange with Missouri Route 90, the bypass will rejoin US 71 near Pineville, Missouri. When the entire section has been upgraded to interstate standards, it will be signed as I-49.
|Arkansas||Benton||Bentonville||93||I-49 south / US 71 – Fayetteville, Bella Vista||Future southern terminus|
|||284||AR 72 – Hiwasse, Bentonville||former southern terminus|
|||287||AR 72 – Gravette, Hiwasse||former northern terminus|
|Bella Vista||289||CR 34 (Rocky Dell Hollow Road)||current temporary northern terminus|
|Missouri||McDonald||||2||Route 90 – Noel, Jane||Planned interchange|
|Pineville||4||I-49 north / US 71 – Joplin, Bella Vista||Future northern terminus|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi