Ohio State Route 5

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State Route 5 marker

State Route 5
Route information
Maintained by ODOT
Length: 50.91 mi[1] (81.93 km)
Existed: 1932 – present
Major junctions
West end: I‑76 / SR 44 near Ravenna
 

SR 14 near Ravenna
I‑80 / Ohio Turnpike near Newton Falls
SR 82 near Warren
SR 11 near Cortland

SR 7 near Kinsman
East end: PA 58 near Kinsman
Location
Counties: Portage, Trumbull
Highway system
SR 4 SR 7

State Route 5 (SR 5) is an east–west state highway in the northeastern portion of the U.S. state of Ohio. Its western terminus is at Interstate 76 at its interchange with State Route 44 about 3.5 miles (5.6 km) south of Ravenna, and its eastern terminus is at the Pennsylvania state line northeast of Kinsman; this point is also the western terminus of Pennsylvania Route 58 which begins to the east.

Route description[edit]

History[edit]

  • 1932 – Current route established; originally routed along the former State Route 36 from Wooster to the Pennsylvania state line along current State Route 585, State Route 59, its current routing east of Ravenna, and a currently unnumbered road through Akron.[2]
  • unknown – Realigned from 4 miles (6.4 km) northeast of Warren to Cortland.[2]
  • 1969 – Western terminus moved to 3½ south of Ravenna, and routed along new bypass route to 3 miles (4.8 km) east of Ravenna; former alignment from Wooster to State Route 21 certified as State Route 585; former alignment from 3 miles (4.8 km) south of Cuyahoga Falls to 3 miles (4.8 km) east of Ravenna certified as State Route 59.[2]
  • unknown – Realigned from 3 miles (4.8 km) east of Ravenna to 7 miles (11 km) west of Warren.[2]
  • 1970 – Warren Bypass completed from U.S. Route 422 to 3 miles (4.8 km) northeast of Warren (Elm Road) and certified as State Route 5B.[2]
  • 1971 – Warren Bypass extended to 3 miles (4.8 km) west of Warren; entire bypass certified as State Route 5 (State Route 5B designation removed).[2]
  • 1978 – Warren Bypass upgraded to freeway.[2]

Before 1932[edit]

  • 1924 – Original route established;[3] originally routed from the Indiana state line 14 miles (23 km) west of Van Wert to the Pennsylvania state line 6 miles (9.7 km) east of East Liverpool along the current U.S. Route 30 from Indiana to Mansfield, current U.S. Route 42 from Mansfield to Ashland, current U.S. Route 250 from Ashland to 5 miles (8.0 km) west of Wooster, U.S. Route 30 from 5 miles (8.0 km) west of Wooster to 2 miles (3.2 km) east of Dalton, State Route 172 from 2 miles (3.2 km) east of Dalton to Waco, U.S. Route 30 from Waco to East Liverpool, and State Route 39 from East Liverpool to Pennsylvania.[2]
  • 1926 – Truncated at Delphos and 5 miles (8.0 km) west of Wooster; Indiana to Delphos and 5 miles (8.0 km) west of Wooster to East Liverpool certified as U.S. Route 30; East Liverpool to Pennsylvania certified as State Route 39; Mansfield to Ashland dually certified as U.S. Route 42 and State Route 5; Ashland to 5 miles (8.0 km) west of Wooster dually certified as State Routes 5 and 6.[2]
  • 1929 – State Route 5 dual certification removed from U.S. Route 42 and State Route 6.[4]
  • 1932 – Delphos to Mansfield certified as U.S. Route 30N.[2]

Major intersections[edit]

County Location Mile km Destinations Notes
Portage Rootstown Township 0.00 0.00 I-76.svg I-76
OH-44.svg SR 44
SR 5 begins at I-76 exit ramp; SR 44 joins from the south (I-76 exit 38).
0.77 1.24 South Prospect Street Former routing of SR 44 (SR 44C begins north with a length of 0.19 mi.); SR 5/SR 44 bypass route begins.
Ravenna Township 3.70 5.95 SR 14 / SR 44 SR 14 passes over northwest-southeast; SR 44 leaves concurrency via full-access interchange to join SR 14 bypass northwest.
4.32 6.95 OH-59.svg SR 59 SR 59 ends to the west; end of SR 5 bypass.
Paris Township 10.29 16.56 Newton Falls Road Former routing of SR 5
12.69 20.42 OH-225.svg SR 225 SR 225 ends to the south.
Trumbull Braceville Township 17.00 27.36 OH-534.svg SR 534 SR 534 crosses south–north.
18.49 29.76 I‑80 / Ohio Turnpike Turnpike passes over northwest-southeast; full-access interchange (turnpike exit 209).
20.22 32.54 Warren Ravenna Road Former routing of SR 5
20.79 33.46 OH-82.svg SR 82 SR 82 joins from the west.
Warren Township 21.12 33.99 Burnett Street Former routing of SR 5
OH-5.svg/OH-82.svg Warren Bypass begins
22.27 35.84 West Market Street – Leavittsburg, Warren Former SR 82 alignment (after bypass was constructed) begins to the east; full-access interchange
24.00 38.62 US 422.svg US 422 (Parkman Rd.) – Warren US 422 passes under northwest-southeast; full-access interchange
Champion Heights 26.16 42.10 OH-45.svg SR 45 (Mahoning Ave.) – Warren, Ashtabula SR 45 passes under south–north; full-access interchange
Bazetta Township 28.25 45.46 Perkins Jones Road Road passes over; full-access interchange
29.50 47.48 OH-5.svg SR 5 (Elm Rd.) – Warren, Cortland SR 5 exits bypass, continuing northeast; SR 82 continues southeast on bypass
OH-5.svg continues as surface road
30.73 49.46 Warren Meadville Road Former routing of SR 5
32.80 52.79 OH-305.svg SR 305 SR 305 crosses west–east.
Cortland 33.66 54.17 OH-46.svg SR 46 SR 46 joins from the south.
33.80 54.40 OH-46.svg SR 46 SR 46 leaves to the north; former southwestern alignment of SR 5.
Johnston Township 37.70 60.67 OH-11.svg SR 11 SR 11 passes under south–north; full-access interchange.
39.75 63.97 OH-88.svg SR 88 SR 88 joins from the west.
40.00 64.37 OH-193.svg SR 193 SR 193 crosses south–north.
41.41 66.64 OH-88.svg SR 88 SR 88 leaves to the east.
Kinsman Township 46.35 74.59 OH-7.svg SR 7 SR 7 joins from the south.
47.54 76.51 OH-87.svg SR 87 SR 87 ends to the west.
47.89 77.07 OH-7.svg SR 7 SR 7 leaves to the north.
50.91 81.93 PA-58.svg PA 58 Continuation into Pennsylvania
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ohio Department of Transportation. "Technical Services Straight Line Diagrams". 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Route 5 (The Unofficial Ohio State Highways Web Site) by John Simpson
  3. ^ Explanation of the Ohio State Highway System (The Unofficial Ohio State Highways Web Site) by John Simpson
  4. ^ Ohio Department of Transportation Official maps for 1928 and 1929

External links[edit]

Route map: Google / Bing