Florida State Road 62
|This article does not cite any references or sources. (February 2007)|
|Maintained by FDOT|
|Length:||37 mi (60 km)|
|West end:||U.S. Route 301/SR 43 in Parrish|
|CR 39 near Duette
SR 37 in Duette
CR 663 in Fort Green Springs
|East end:||U.S. Route 17/SR 35 near Bowling Green|
State Road 62 extends 37 miles (60 km) through unincorporated Manatee and Hardee counties, and passes through Florida scrubland, from Parrish to near Bowling Green. The paved road is only two lanes wide over its entire route. It also cuts through the Manatee River basin. The road crosses Horse Creek and the North Fork of the Manatee River. It provides access to the Tampa Bay area from Hardee County.
Inside Duette, SR 62 meets with the intersection of Keentown Road. Keentown Road is a 1.8-mile (2.9 km) dirt road that leads into the hamlet of Keentown, a farming community. There are only 3 major junctions on this highway, SR 37, CR 39, and CR 663.
In Hardee County, the road does not turn to the left or right for 14 miles (23 km).