Oregon Route 542
|Maintained by ODOT|
|Length:||18.78 mi (30.22 km)|
|Existed:||2003 – present|
|South end:||Railroad Avenue and Powers South Road in Powers|
|North end:||OR 42 near Myrtle Point|
Oregon Route 542 (OR 542) is an Oregon state highway running from OR 42 near Myrtle Point to Powers. OR 542 is known as the Powers Highway No. 242 (see Oregon highways and routes). It is 18.78 miles (30.22 km) long and runs north–south, entirely within Coos County.
OR 542 was established in 2003 as part of Oregon's project to assign route numbers to highways that previously were not assigned, and, as of August 2013, was unsigned.
OR 542 begins at an intersection with OR 42 approximately two miles southeast of Myrtle Point and heads south through Broadbent, Warner, and Gaylord to Powers, where it ends at an intersection with Railroad Avenue and Powers South Road.
OR 542 was assigned to the Powers Highway in 2003.
The entire route is in Coos County.
|Near Myrtle Point||0.00||0.00||OR 42|
|Powers||18.91||30.43||Railroad Avenue and Powers South Road||End state maintenance|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
- Oregon Department of Transportation, Descriptions of US and Oregon Routes, http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/HWY/TRAFFIC/TEOS_Publications/PDF/Descriptions_of_US_and_Oregon_Routes.pdf, page 32.
- Oregon Department of Transportation, Powers Highway No. 242, ftp://ftp.odot.state.or.us/tdb/trandata/maps/slchart_pdfs_1980_to_2002/Hwy242_2001.pdf