Florida State Road 16

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State Road 16 marker

State Road 16
Route information
Maintained by FDOT
Length: 63.616 mi[1] (102.380 km)
Major junctions
West end: SR 121 in Raiford
  US 301 in Starke
US 17 in Green Cove Springs
East end:
US 1 Bus. in St. Augustine
Location
Counties: Union, Bradford, Clay, St. Johns
Highway system
SR 15A US 17

State Road 16 (SR 16) runs from northwest to southeast between Raiford and St. Augustine. It passes through the towns of Starke and Green Cove Springs in addition to providing access to Camp Blanding.

Western terminus at State Road 121 in Union County
Eastern terminus at US 1 Business in St. Augustine

SR 16 crosses the St. Johns River using the Shands Bridge. This bridge connects Clay and St. Johns Counties. The Shands is often considered an emergency alternative to the Buckman Bridge that is farther north. The difference between both bridges is that the Buckman, which carries Interstate 295, has eight lanes while the Shands has only two lanes.

Major roads and/or highways that SR 16 crosses include: US 1, Interstate 95, SR 13, US 17, SR 21 and US 301.

Major intersections[edit]

County Location mi[1] km Destinations Notes
Union Raiford 0.000 0.000 SR 121 – Lake Butler, Macclenny
1.460 2.350 CR 199 north
Bradford 4.717 7.591 CR 225
Heilbronn 6.393 10.289 CR 229A west
8.239 13.259 CR 233
Starke 11.505 18.516 CR 229 north
11.789 18.973 US 301 (SR 200) to SR 100 – Lawtey, Waldo, Ocala
Clay Kingsley Village 17.611 28.342 SR 230 west
18.113 29.150 Kingsley Lake Drive (CR 16A east)
18.830 30.304 CR 225 north – Lawtey
Kingsley Beach 19.896 32.020 Kingsley Lake Drive (CR 16A west)
21.130 34.005 CR 215 north – Middleburg, Jacksonville
25.817 41.548 SR 21 – Middleburg, Keystone Heights, Jacksonville, Gold Head Branch State Park
Penney Farms 31.298 50.369 CR 218 west – Middleburg
35.361 56.908 CR 315 south (Springbank Road)
35.858 57.708 CR 315 north
36.618 58.931 CR 315A north
36.732 59.114 CR 16A east
37.119 59.737 CR 16A east (Randall Road)
37.368 60.138 CR 16A (Randall Road)
Green Cove Springs 37.980 61.123 Oakridge Avenue (CR 15A south)
39.104 62.932 US 17 north (Orange Avenue / SR 15) – Jacksonville west end of US 17 overlap
39.734 63.946 US 17 south (SR 15) – Palatka east end of US 17 overlap
St. Johns River 42.735–
43.997
68.775–
70.806
Shands Bridge
St. Johns 45.040 72.485 SR 13 north – Jacksonville west end of SR 13 overlap
Wards Creek 49.038 78.919 CR 13 south – Hastings east end of SR 13 overlap
50.699 81.592 CR 16A west
Mill Creek 52.213 84.029 CR 13A south (Pacetti Road) / International Golf Parkway – World Golf Village
58.011 93.360 CR 208 west – St. Johns County Agricultural Center
58.17 93.62 I-95 (SR 9) – Jacksonville, Daytona Beach, Miami I-95 exit 318
63.118 101.579 CR 16A north (Lewis Speedway Road)
St. Augustine 63.502 102.197 US 1 (Ponce de Leon Boulevard North / SR 5) – Jacksonville, Bunnell, Flagler College, St. Augustine Amphitheatre, Fort Mose State Park, Anastasia State Park, Historic Downtown St. Augustine
63.616 102.380
US 1 Bus. (San Marco Avenue / SR 5A) – Jacksonville, Downtown St. Augustine, Vilano Beach
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Related routes[edit]

Clay County[edit]

Clay County 16A.svg

County Road 16A
Location: Near Green Cove Springs

CR 16A is a county road in Clay County, Florida. It is a suffixed spur of SR 16 located just west of the city of Green Cove Springs.

St. Johns County[edit]

County Road 16A
Location: St. Johns
Length: 7.1 mi[2] (11.4 km)

CR 16A is a county road in St. Johns County, Florida. It is a spur of SR 16 in northwestern St. Johns County. It goes through mainly rural land. It begins at SR 13 just north of the Shands Bridge and continues about 1.5 miles before making a junction with County Road 210 afterwards it continues until its end at SR 16 near World Golf Village. It is the older alignment of State Route 16, ending at State Route 13 at the Old Shands Bridge pier.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b FDOT straight line diagrams Archived March 6, 2014, at the Wayback Machine., accessed February 2014
  2. ^ Google. "CR 16A" (Map). Google Maps. Google.