Ohio State Route 45

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State Route 45 marker

State Route 45
Route of SR 45 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by ODOT
Length: 96.62 mi[1] (155.49 km)
Existed: 1924 – present
Major junctions
South end: SR 7 / SR 39 in Wellsville
  I‑90 near Ashtabula
North end: SR 531 near Ashtabula
Location
Counties: Columbiana, Mahoning, Trumbull, Ashtabula
Highway system
SR 44 SR 46

State Route 45 (SR 45) is a north–south state highway in the northeastern portion of the U.S. state of Ohio. Its southern terminus is at the State Route 7/State Route 39 concurrency in Wellsville, and its northern terminus is at State Route 531 about 3 miles (4.8 km) west of Ashtabula.

History[edit]

  • 1924 – Original route established;[2] originally routed from Lisbon to Geneva along its current route from Lisbon to 1½ miles south of Salem, from 1½ miles south of Salem to 1½ miles north of Salem on a currently unnumbered road, along its current route from 1½ miles north of Salem to North Bloomfield, from North Bloomfield to Windsor on a currently unnumbered road, and from Windsor to Geneva along current State Route 534.[3]
  • 1931 – By this time, rerouted from North Bloomfield to Orwell along a previously unnumbered road, and from Orwell to Windsor along U.S. Route 322; original routing from North Bloomfield to Windsor decertified.[3]
  • 1932 – Extended to Wellsville along the former alignment of State Route 153 from Wellsville to West Point, and along U.S. Route 30 (formerly State Route 5 before 1926) from West Point to Lisbon.[3]
  • 1938 – Rerouted north from Orwell to its current northern terminus; former alignment from Windsor to Geneva certified as State Route 534.[3]
  • 1976 – Routed around Salem on newly completed bypass (southwest portion completed in 1972; bypass certified as State Route 45B in 1974).[3]
  • 1997 – From Lisbon to State Route 558 upgraded to divided highway.[3]

Major intersections[edit]

County Location Mile km Destinations Notes
Columbiana Wellsville 0.00 0.00 SR 7 / SR 39 SR 45 begins at westbound exit ramp from SR 7 / SR 39 concurrency
Madison Township 8.95 14.40 No image wide.svgTo plate.svg
US 30 to SR 11
SR 45 joins US 30 westbound; US 30 joins SR 11 to the east 0.10 mi.
9.78 15.74 OH-518.svg SR 518 SR 518 ends to the south (northern terminus).
Lisbon 14.80 23.82 OH-154.svg SR 154 Eastern terminus of US 30/SR 45/SR 154 concurrency; SR 154 continues east (Lincoln Way).
15.34 24.69 US 30.svg US 30
OH-154.svg SR 154
OH-164.svg SR 164
OH-517.svg SR 517
US 30 continues west (Lincoln Way); SR 154 begins concurrent to the east (western terminus); SR 164 joins from the south; SR 517 begins concurrent to the north (Market Street) (western terminus).
15.69 25.25 SR 164 / SR 517 SR 164/SR 517 leave concurrent to the northeast (Lee Street).
Salem Township 20.73 33.36 OH-558.svg SR 558 SR 558 begins to the northeast (western terminus).
Salem 24.50 39.43 South Lincoln Avenue Former routing of SR 45
Perry Township 25.68 41.33 OH-9.svg SR 9 New Garden Road
26.91 43.31 US 62 / SR 173 US 62 joins from the west (Salem-Alliance Road)
27.32 43.97 OH-14.svg SR 14 Benton Road
29.09 46.82 Temporary plate.svg
OH-14.svg SR 14 Temporary
Interchange; eastern terminus of SR 14 Temporary
29.34 47.22 US 62.svg US 62 US 62 leaves to the east.
Mahoning Goshen Township / Green Township 30.60 49.25 OH-165.svg SR 165 South Range Road
Ellsworth Township 36.15 58.18 US 224.svg US 224 Akron-Canfield Road
Jackson Township 40.78 65.63 CR 18 Formerly part of SR 18 (Mahoning Avenue)
Trumbull Lordstown 44.56 71.71 To plate blue.svgTo plate green.svg
I‑80 / Ohio Turnpike via Hallock Young Road
Warren 51.08 82.21 US 422 / SR 169 SR 169 begins east (western terminus) concurrent with US 422 (Market Street NW)
Champion Township 54.36 87.48 SR 5 / SR 82 Interchange
56.67 91.20 OH-305.svg SR 305 Center Street
Bristol Township 62.30 100.26 OH-88.svg SR 88 Greenville Road
Bloomfield Township 67.45 108.55 OH-87.svg SR 87 Kinsman Road NW
Ashtabula Orwell 72.53 116.73 US 322.svg US 322
Rome Township 77.38 124.53 US 6.svg US 6
Austinburg Township 89.05 143.31 OH-307.svg SR 307
90.07 144.95 I-90.svg I-90 I-90 exit 223
Saybrook Township 92.45 148.78 OH-84.svg SR 84 S. Ridge Road West
93.48 150.44 US 20.svg US 20 N. Ridge Road West
96.62 155.49 OH-531.svg SR 531 Lake Road West
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

Route map: Google / Bing

  1. ^ Ohio Department of Transportation. "Technical Services Straight Line Diagrams". 
  2. ^ Explanation of the Ohio State Highway System (The Unofficial Ohio State Highways Web Site) by John Simpson[unreliable source][dead link]
  3. ^ a b c d e f Route 45 (The Unofficial Ohio State Highways Web Site) by John Simpson[unreliable source][dead link]