Ohio State Route 66

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State Route 66 marker

State Route 66

Route of SR 66 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by ODOT
Length: 117.81 mi[1] (189.60 km)
Existed: 1924 – present
Major junctions
South end: US 36 in Piqua
  US 33 in St. Marys
US 30 near Delphos
I-80 / I-90 / Ohio Tpk. near Archbold
North end: US 20 in Fayette
Location
Counties: Miami, Shelby, Auglaize, Allen, Van Wert, Putnam, Paulding, Defiance, Williams, Henry, Fulton
Highway system
SR 65 SR 67

State Route 66 (SR 66) is a north–south state highway in the northwestern portion of the U.S. state of Ohio. Its southern terminus is at US 36 in Piqua, and its northern terminus is at US 20 in Fayette. South of Defiance it generally follows the route of the former Miami and Erie Canal.

History[edit]

SR 66 through Spencerville
  • 1924 – Original route established.[2] Originally routed from Piqua to the Michigan state line 4 miles (6.4 km) north of Fayette.[3]
  • 1931 – Truncated at Fayette; U.S. Route 127 replaced the route’s alignment from Fayette to the Michigan state line.[3]

References[edit]

  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 Route 66 (The Unofficial Ohio State Highways Web Site) by John Simpson[unreliable source][dead link]

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