Indiana State Road 229

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State Road 229 marker

State Road 229
Route information
Maintained by INDOT
Length: 24.68 mi[1] (39.72 km)
Major junctions
South end: US 421 at Napoleon
North end: US 52
Location
Counties: Franklin, Ripley
Highway system
  • Indiana State Roads
SR 227 US 231

State Road 229 is a north–south state highway in the southeastern portion of the U.S. state of Indiana.

Route description[edit]

The southern terminus of SR 229 is at U.S. Route 421 (US 421), in the town of Napoleon in central Ripley County. The route heads east-southeast, until an intersection with the western terminus of the eastern section of SR 48. At ther intersection with SR 48, SR 229 turns north-northeast. The highway heads towards Batesville as a rural curvy two-lane highway, passing through a mix of farmland and woodland. The highway enter Batesville and has an intersection at SR 46. After SR 46 is an interchange with Interstate 74 (I–74), before leaving Batesville. After Batesville the route passes through Oldenburg and Peppertown, before its northern terminus at US 52 in Franklin County.[2]

No part of SR 229 is included as a part of the National Highway System (NHS).[3] The NHS is a network of highways that are identified as being most important for the economy, mobility and defense of the nation.[4]

Major intersections[edit]

County Location Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
Ripley Napoleon 0.00 0.00 US 421 – Versailles, Greensburg Southern terminus of SR 229
Delaware Township 2.95 4.75 SR 48 east – Lawrenceburg Western terminus of the eastern section of SR 48
Batesville 12.17 19.59 SR 46 – Greensburg, Cincinnati
12.32 19.83 I-74 – Indianapolis, Cincinnati Exit number 149 on I-74
Franklin Metamora Township 24.68 39.72 US 52 – Indianapolis, Cincinnati Northern terminus of SR 229
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "INDOT Roadway Referencing System" (PDF). 
  2. ^ Indiana Department of Transportation (2012) (PDF). Indiana Transportation Map (Map). Cartography by INDOT (2011–2012 ed.). Section K9-J10. http://www.in.gov/indot/files/StateTransportationMap.pdf. Retrieved November 8, 2012.
  3. ^ Federal Highway Administration (December 2003) (PDF). National Highway System: Indiana (Map). http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/planning/national_highway_system/nhs_maps/indiana/in_indiana.pdf. Retrieved January 4, 2013.
  4. ^ Natzke, Stefan; Neathery, Mike; Adderly, Kevin (September 26, 2012). "What is the National Highway System?". National Highway System. Federal Highway Administration. Retrieved January 4, 2012. 

External links[edit]

Route map: Google / Bing