Mississippi Highway 145

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MS Highway 145 marker

MS Highway 145
Route information
Maintained by MDOT
Length: 113.818 mi[1] (183.172 km)
Highway system
I-110 MS 149

Mississippi Highway 145 (MS 145) is the designation for the parts of the old U.S. Route 45 (US 45) roadbed that the state continues to maintain. Those sections travel through Waynesboro, through Shubuta, from Quitman to Meridian, through Macon, through Aberdeen, through Nettleton, from Shannon to Booneville, and through Corinth.

Waynesboro[edit]

Mississippi Drive
Location: Waynesboro
Length: 7.80 mi[2] (12.55 km)
Existed: 2004–present

US 45 was fully rerouted out of Waynesboro in 2004, and the old alignment became MS 145.[3][4]

The entire route is in Wayne County.

Location mi[2] km Destinations Notes
  0.0 0.0 US 45
Waynesboro 4.4 7.1 MS 184 (Azalea Drive)
6.3–
6.5
10.1–
10.5
US 84 Diamond interchange
  7.8 12.6 US 45
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Shubuta[edit]

High Street
Location: Shubuta
Length: 4.50 mi[5] (7.24 km)
Existed: 2001–present

By 2001, US 45 bypassed Shubuta, and MS 145 was created for US 45's old routing.[6][7]


County Location mi[5] km Destinations Notes
Wayne   0.0 0.0 US 45
  1.5 2.4 MS 510
Clarke   4.5 7.2 US 45
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

De Soto–Meridian[edit]

MS Highway 145
Location: De SotoMeridian
Length: 29.90 mi[8] (48.12 km)
Existed: 1994–present

Beginning in 1994, US 45 was upgraded to a divided highway outside Meridian. The old alignment continued to be in the state highway system.[9][10] All of US 45's former routing in Lauderdale County became part of MS 145 in 1998.[11][12] Two years later, US 45 was realigned onto a new divided highway in Clarke County, and old sections of US 45 became signed as MS 145.[6][13]


County Location mi[8] km Destinations Notes
Clarke   0.0 0.0 US 45
  1.6–
1.8
2.6–
2.9
US 45 Partial cloverleaf interchange
  3.6 5.8 MS 18 Southern terminus of MS 18 concurrency
Quitman 5.9 9.5 MS 18 / MS 512 (Donald Street) Northern terminus of MS 18 concurrency; Eastern terminus of MS 512
  7.0 11.3 MS 513 (Stonewall Road) Eastern terminus of MS 513
  10.8 17.4 US 45
  16.3 26.2 MS 514 Southern terminus of MS 514 concurrency
  MS 514 Northern terminus of MS 514 concurrency
  19.4 31.2 US 45
Lauderdale   24.5 39.4 US 45
  26.0–
26.2
41.8–
42.2
US 45 Partial cloverleaf interchange
Meridian 29.7–
29.9
47.8–
48.1
I-20 / I-59 / MS 493 (22nd Avenue) Partial cloverleaf interchange; Road continues as MS 493
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Macon[edit]

Jefferson Street
Location: Macon
Length: 7.50 mi[14] (12.07 km)
Existed: 1998–present

By 1998, MS 145 was created after US 45 bypassed the town of Macon.[11][12]

The entire route is in Noxubee County.

Location mi[14] km Destinations Notes
  0.0 0.0 US 45
  2.2 3.5 MS 14 Southern terminus of MS 14 concurrency
Macon 2.8 4.5 MS 14 (Adams Street) Northern terminus of MS 14 concurrency
  7.5 12.1 US 45
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Aberdeen[edit]

Commerce Street
Location: Aberdeen
Length: 5.20 mi[15] (8.37 km)
Existed: 2000–present

MS 145 was created in 2000 after US 45 was rerouted to a new divided highway outside Aberdeen.[6][13]

The entire route is in Aberdeen, Monroe County.

mi[15] km Destinations Notes
0.0 0.0 US 45 / MS 8 / MS 25
5.2 8.4 US 45
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Nettleton[edit]

Will Robbins Highway
Location: Nettleton
Length: 2.60 mi[16] (4.18 km)
Existed: 1998–present

After US 45 was upgraded to a divided highway outside of Nettleton, MS 145 was designated along the former routing.[11][12]

The entire route is in Nettleton.

County mi[16] km Destinations Notes
Monroe 0.0 0.0 US 45
Lee 2.6 4.2 US 45
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Shannon–Booneville[edit]

MS Highway 145
Location: ShannonBooneville
Length: 45.30 mi[17] (72.90 km)
Existed: 1977–present

US 45 was rerouted onto a freeway in Tupelo in 1977, no longer going through downtown Tupelo.[18] The freeway was extended north and south in 1982 and 1984, and more of US 45 was moved.[19][20][21][22] By 1986, the freeway extended as far as Shannon.[23][24] About ten years later, US 45 was moved to a divided highway for Lee and most of Prentiss County, and the old alignment became MS 145.[10][11]


County Location mi[17] km Destinations Notes
Lee Shannon 0.0 0.0
US 45 / US 45 Alt. / US 278
1.3 2.1 MS 245
Tupelo 7.1 11.4 MS 76
8.1 13.0 MS 769
10.4 16.7 MS 6 / MS 178 Southern terminus of MS 178 concurrency
11.5 18.5 MS 178 Northern terminus of MS 178 concurrency
12.3 19.8 MS 769
  15.8 25.4 Natchez Trace Parkway
Saltillo 18.8 30.3 US 45
19.2 30.9 MS 363
19.9 32.0 MS 766
Guntown 24.0 38.6 MS 348
Baldwyn 28.5 45.9 MS 370 Southern terminus of MS 370 concurrency
Prentiss 28.8 46.3 MS 370 Northern terminus of MS 370 concurrency
  33.4 53.8 MS 362
Booneville 37.5 60.4 MS 30
42.1 67.8 MS 4
  45.3 72.9 US 45
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Corinth[edit]

MS Highway 145
Location: Corinth
Length: 7.60 mi[25] (12.23 km)
Existed: 1998–present

MS 145 was designated as the old routing of US 45 through Corinth in 1998.[11][12]

The entire route is in Alcorn County.

Location mi[25] km Destinations Notes
  0.0 0.0 US 45
Corinth 2.5 4.0 US 72
3.1 5.0 MS 785
6.7 10.8 MS 2
7.6 12.2 Tennessee state line
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mississippi Department of Transportation Planning Division (December 31, 2013). Mississippi Public Roads Selected Statistics Extent, Travel, and Designation (PDF) (Report). Mississippi Department of Transportation. p. 157. Retrieved December 20, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Microsoft; Nokia (July 11, 2014). "Mississippi Highway 145 in Waynesboro" (Map). Bing Maps. Microsoft. Retrieved July 11, 2014. 
  3. ^ Mississippi Department of Transportation (2003–2004). Official Highway Map of Mississippi (PDF) (Map). Jackson: Mississippi Department of Transportation. Retrieved December 24, 2014. 
  4. ^ Mississippi Department of Transportation (2004–2005). Official Highway Map of Mississippi (PDF) (Map). Jackson: Mississippi Department of Transportation. Retrieved December 24, 2014. 
  5. ^ a b Microsoft; Nokia (July 11, 2014). "Mississippi Highway 145 in Shubuta" (Map). Bing Maps. Microsoft. Retrieved July 11, 2014. 
  6. ^ a b c Mississippi Department of Transportation (2000). Official Highway Map of Mississippi (PDF) (Map). Jackson: Mississippi Department of Transportation. Retrieved December 24, 2014. 
  7. ^ Mississippi Department of Transportation (2001–2002). Official Highway Map of Mississippi (PDF) (Map). Jackson: Mississippi Department of Transportation. Retrieved December 24, 2014. 
  8. ^ a b Microsoft; Nokia (July 11, 2014). "Mississippi Highway 145 from De Soto to Meridian" (Map). Bing Maps. Microsoft. Retrieved July 11, 2014. 
  9. ^ Mississippi Department of Transportation (1993–1994). Official Highway Map of Mississippi (PDF) (Map). Jackson: Mississippi Department of Transportation. Retrieved December 24, 2014. 
  10. ^ a b Mississippi Department of Transportation (1994–1995). Official Highway Map of Mississippi (PDF) (Map). Jackson: Mississippi Department of Transportation. Retrieved December 24, 2014. 
  11. ^ a b c d e Mississippi Department of Transportation (1996–1997). Official Highway Map of Mississippi (PDF) (Map). Jackson: Mississippi Department of Transportation. Retrieved December 24, 2014. 
  12. ^ a b c d Mississippi Department of Transportation (1998). Official Highway Map of Mississippi (PDF) (Map). Jackson: Mississippi Department of Transportation. Retrieved December 24, 2014. 
  13. ^ a b Mississippi Department of Transportation (1999). Official Highway Map of Mississippi (PDF) (Map). Jackson: Mississippi Department of Transportation. Retrieved December 24, 2014. 
  14. ^ a b Microsoft; Nokia (July 12, 2014). "Mississippi Highway 145 in Macon" (Map). Bing Maps. Microsoft. Retrieved July 12, 2014. 
  15. ^ a b Microsoft; Nokia (July 12, 2014). "Mississippi Highway 145 in Aberdeen" (Map). Bing Maps. Microsoft. Retrieved July 12, 2014. 
  16. ^ a b Microsoft; Nokia (July 12, 2014). "Mississippi Highway 145 in Nettleton" (Map). Bing Maps. Microsoft. Retrieved July 12, 2014. 
  17. ^ a b Google (December 19, 2014). "Mississippi Highway 145 from Shannon to Booneville" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved December 19, 2014. 
  18. ^ Mississippi State Highway Department (1976). Official Highway Map of Mississippi (PDF) (Map). Jackson: Mississippi State Highway Department. Retrieved December 24, 2014. 
  19. ^ Mississippi State Highway Department (1981). Official Highway Map of Mississippi (PDF) (Map). Jackson: Mississippi State Highway Department. Retrieved December 24, 2014. 
  20. ^ Mississippi State Highway Department (1982). Official Highway Map of Mississippi (PDF) (Map). Jackson: Mississippi State Highway Department. Retrieved December 24, 2014. 
  21. ^ Mississippi State Highway Department (1983). Official Highway Map of Mississippi (PDF) (Map). Jackson: Mississippi State Highway Department. Retrieved December 24, 2014. 
  22. ^ Mississippi State Highway Department (1984). Official Highway Map of Mississippi (PDF) (Map). Jackson: Mississippi State Highway Department. Retrieved December 24, 2014. 
  23. ^ Mississippi State Highway Department (1985). Official Highway Map of Mississippi (PDF) (Map). Jackson: Mississippi State Highway Department. Retrieved December 24, 2014. 
  24. ^ Mississippi State Highway Department (1986). Official Highway Map of Mississippi (PDF) (Map). Jackson: Mississippi State Highway Department. Retrieved December 24, 2014. 
  25. ^ a b Google (December 19, 2014). "Mississippi Highway 145 in Corinth" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved December 19, 2014.