State Route 56 ( SR 56) is a west–east state highway in central Ohio. Its western terminus is at SR 29 near Mutual, and its eastern terminus is at SR 682 in Athens.
Route description [ edit ]
SR 56 travels in a generally northwest-southwest direction in an arc around the southwestern side of
Columbus. As of 2012 , no part of SR 56 is included within the [2 ] National Highway System. [3 ]
This section requires expansion. (January 2014)
History [ edit ]
The route of SR 56 between Mutual and
Laurelville has been included within the state highway system since 1912. In 1923, the many numbered routes were unified as SR 56 running along the route it continues to run today. [4 ] [5 ] By 1926, the route was extended east from its end in Laurelville to Athens running along the same route it has currently. [6 ] [7 ] [8 ]
Major junctions [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
Route map: Google / Bing
^ a b Ohio Department of Transportation. "Technical Services Straight Line Diagrams" . Retrieved January 18, 2014.
^ Google Inc. "Ohio State Route 56". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc . https://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=OH-29+E%2FState+Rte+29+E&daddr=39.5259166,-82.8290806+to:S+Plains+Rd&hl=en&sll=39.704345,-82.87578&sspn=0.908628,1.783905&geocode=FXKMYwIdOwAE-w%3BFRweWwId6CAQ-ykJ7dbOEZxHiDFQ39N181g00A%3BFWUhWAIdvtQa-w&mra=dpe&mrsp=1&sz=10&via=1&t=m&z=10 . Retrieved January 18, 2014.
^ Federal Highway Administration (October 2012) (PDF). (Map) National Highway System: Ohio . http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/planning/national_highway_system/nhs_maps/ohio/oh_ohio.pdf . Retrieved January 18, 2014.
^ Ohio State Highway Department (1912) (MrSID). (Map). Cartography by James R. Marker, State Highway Commissioner Map of Ohio Showing Inter-County Highways . http://www.dot.state.oh.us/Divisions/TransSysDev/Innovation/prod_services/Documents/StateMaps/otm1912a.sid . Retrieved August 18, 2013.
^ Ohio Department of Highways and Public Works (1922) (MrSID). (Map). Cartography by E.C. Blosser Map of Ohio State Highways Showing All Improved Roadways . http://www.dot.state.oh.us/Divisions/TransSysDev/Innovation/prod_services/Documents/StateMaps/otm1922a.sid . Retrieved August 18, 2013.
^ ODOH (1923) (MrSID). (Map). Cartography by L.A. Boulay, Director Map of Ohio Showing State Routes . http://www.dot.state.oh.us/Divisions/TransSysDev/Innovation/prod_services/Documents/StateMaps/otm1923a.sid . Retrieved August 18, 2013.
^ ODOH (1925) (MrSID). (Map). Cartography by G.F. Schlesinger, Director Map of Ohio Showing State Routes . http://www.dot.state.oh.us/Divisions/TransSysDev/Innovation/prod_services/Documents/StateMaps/otm1925a.sid . Retrieved August 18, 2013.
^ ODOH (1926) (MrSID). (Map). Cartography by G.F. Schlesinger, Director Map of Ohio Showing State Routes . http://www.dot.state.oh.us/Divisions/TransSysDev/Innovation/prod_services/Documents/StateMaps/otm1926a.sid . Retrieved September 22, 2013.