Florida State Road 228

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State Road 228 marker

State Road 228
Route information
Maintained by FDOT
Length: 32.532 mi (52.355 km)
Western section
Length: 1.927 mi[1] (3.101 km)
West end: US 90 in Macclenny
East end: I-10 near Macclenny
Eastern section
Length: 30.605 mi[1] (49.254 km)
West end: US 301 in Maxville
Major
junctions:
I-95 in Jacksonville
East end: US 90 in Jacksonville
Location
Counties: Baker, Duval
Highway system
SR 226 SR 228A

State Road 228 (SR 228) is a 32.5-mile-long (52.3 km) state highway in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of Florida. It exists in two distinct sections, separated by County Road 228, which is a former segment of SR 228.

The western segment of SR 228 exists in Macclenny, connecting US 90 and County Road 228 with Interstate 10 (I-10) at exit 336 and another instance of the county road.

Its main segment is in Jacksonville. This segment connects U.S. Route 301 (US 301) and County Road 228 in the far southwest corner of the city with US 90 in the Southside neighborhood of the city.

Route description[edit]

Western segment[edit]

SR 228 begins at an intersection with U.S. Route 90 (US 90, Macclenny Avenue) in downtown Macclenny. At this intersection, the roadway continues as County Road 228 (North 5th Street). It heads south-southeast through town, passing Macclenny City Hall and the Emily Taber Public Library. Around the intersection with Jonathan Street, the road curves to the southeast. It crosses over Turkey Creek before leaving town. Approximately 3,000 feet (910 m) after leaving Macclenny, it meets its eastern terminus, an interchange with Interstate 10 (I-10). At this interchange, the roadway continues to the southeast as another instance of County Road 228, this time known as Maxville–Macclenny Road.[2]

Eastern segment[edit]

Western terminus to Downtown[edit]

The route resumes at an intersection with US 301 in the southwestern corner of Jacksonville. At this intersection, the roadway continues as County Road 228 (Maxville–Macclenny Road). US 301/SR 228 run concurrent to the south-southwest for about 1,000 feet (300 m), until SR 228 departs to the northeast on Normandy Boulevard. A short distance later, it meets the northern terminus of County Road 217. Then, it travels through Cecil Center, passing the Cecil campus of Florida State College. The highway passes by Herlong Recreational Airport, before meeting an interchange with I-295 (Jacksonville Western Beltway). SR 228 passes Gravely Hill Cemetery and John D. Liverman Park. While passing the park, the highway crosses over Cedar River. Then, it intersects SR 103 (Lane Avenue South). After that, it begins to curve to the east. At the intersection with Cassat Avenue, it takes on the Post Street name. At Hamilton Street, it heads northeast and curves back to the east past Edgewood Avenue. Then, it intersects SR 129 (McDuff Avenue). The two routes head concurrent to the south for about four blocks, to an intersection with US 17 (Roosevelt Boulevard). At this intersection, SR 129 meets its southern terminus, and SR 228 heads concurrent with US 17 to the northeast. Less than 1 mile (1.6 km) later, the two routes have an interchange with I-10. The three routes head concurrent to the east. At an interchange with I-95, I-10 meets its eastern terminus, while I-95/US 17/SR 228 head to the northeast, crossing over McCoy Creek. At an interchange with Union Street, US 17/SR 228 split off to the east, concurrent with US 23. The three highways enter downtown.[3]

Downtown to eastern terminus[edit]

At Main Street, they intersect US 1. Here, US 23 meets its southern terminus and SR 228 turns onto US 1 south, while US 17 turns onto US 1 north. One block later, US 90 (West Beaver Street) joins the concurrency. Four blocks farther to the south-southwest, SR 228 splits off onto West Monroe Avenue. One block to the east, at Ocean Street, it intersects the northbound lanes of US 1/US 90/SR 228. A short distance to the east-southeast, SR 228 meets the western terminus of the Hart Bridge Expressway, a freeway that connects downtown to the Southside neighborhood. Here, it joins with the expressway to the east-southeast. They pass Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena, EverBank Field, and WJCT, before US 1 Alternate joins the concurrency. The two routes cross over the St. Johns River on the Hart Bridge. Shortly after the bridge is an interchange with SR 10 (Atlantic Boulevard). Almost immediately, US 1 Alternate splits off onto Emerson Expressway. Then, SR 228 crosses over Little Pottsburg Creek. After that, it has an intersection with SR 109 (University Boulevard). The road continues to the east-southeast and curves to the southeast to meet its eastern terminus, an interchange with US 90 (Beach Boulevard).[3]

National Highway System[edit]

There are two sections of SR 228 that is included as part of the National Highway System, a system of roadways important to the nation's economy, defense, and mobility (both of which are part of the eastern segment):

  • From its western terminus to I-295
  • The entire section that is concurrent with the Hart Bridge Expressway[4][5]

Major intersections[edit]

County Location mi[1] km Destinations Notes
Baker Macclenny 0.000 0.000 SR 121 / CR 23B west
1.194 1.922 US 90 (Macclenny Avenue / SR 10) – Baldwin, Glen St. Mary west end of state maintenance
1.886 3.035 Lowder Street (CR 23A west)
3.03 4.88 I-10 (SR 8) – Jacksonville, Lake City I-10 exit 336
3.121 5.023 east end of state maintenance
Duval Maxville 10.979 17.669 US 301 north (SR 200) west end of US 301 / SR 200 overlap and of state maintenance
11.115 17.888 US 301 south (SR 200) east end of US 301 / SR 200 overlap
Jacksonville 12.619 20.308 CR 217 south
15.823 25.465 Yellow Water Road (CR 217 north)
19.699 31.702 SR 134 (103rd Street) / New World Avenue – FSCJ Cecil Center, Cecil Field
21.379 34.406 SR 23 to I-10
22.290 35.872 To I-10 / Chaffee Road (CR 115C)
27.42 44.13 I-295 (SR 9A) to I-10 – Savannah, St. Augustine, Daytona Beach I-295 exit 19
28.679 46.154 SR 103 (Lane Avenue) to I-10
29.980 48.248 SR 111 (Cassat Avenue) to I-10
31.608 50.868 SR 129 north (McDuff Avenue) west end of SR 129 overlap
31.645 50.928 To US 17 south / Old Roosevelt Boulevard
31.781 51.147 US 17 south (Roosevelt Boulevard / SR 15) – NAS Jax east end of SR 129 overlap; west end of US 17 / SR 15 overlap
see US 17 (mile 282.275-286.263)
35.769 57.565 US 1 north / US 17 north (North Main Street / SR 5) / East Union Street (SR 139 south) east end of US 17 / US 23 / SR 139 overlap; west end of US 1 / SR 5 overlap
35.822 57.650 US 90 west (Beaver Street / SR 10) west end of US 90 / SR 10 overlap
36.035 57.993 US 1 south / US 90 east (Main Street / SR 5 / SR 10) east end of US 1 / US 90 / SR 5 / SR 10 overlap
36.420 58.612 East Monroe Street to Duval Street - Sports Complex eastbound exit and westbound entrance; west end of freeway
36.572[6] 58.857 Duval Street westbound exit and eastbound entrance (SR 228 west follows the fork to Adams Street)
37.57 60.46
US 1 Alt. north (M.L. King Jr. Parkway / SR 115A) to I-95 – Sports Complex
west end of US 1 Alt. overlap; westbound exit and eastbound entrance
37.857–
38.593
60.925–
62.109
Isaiah D. Hart Bridge over St. Johns River
38.84 62.51 SR 10 (Atlantic Boulevard / US 90 Alt.) / Art Museum Drive
39.43 63.46
US 1 Alt. south (Emerson Street / SR 228A) to I-95 / US 90 west (Beach Boulevard)
east end of US 1 Alt. overlap; eastbound exit and westbound entrance
40.16 64.63 SR 109 (University Boulevard)
41.584 66.923 US 90 east (Beach Boulevard / SR 212)
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c FDOT straight line diagrams Archived March 6, 2014, at the Wayback Machine., accessed March 2014
  2. ^ Google (August 8, 2013). "Route of SR 228's western segment" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved August 8, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b Google (August 9, 2013). "Route of SR 228's eastern segment (western terminus to Emerson Expressway" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved August 9, 2013. 
    Google (August 9, 2013). "Route of SR 228's eastern segment (Emerson Expressway to eastern terminus" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved August 9, 2013. 
  4. ^ "National Highway System: Florida" (PDF). United States Department of Transportation. October 1, 2012. Retrieved August 9, 2013. 
  5. ^ "National Highway System: Jacksonville, FL" (PDF). United States Department of Transportation. October 1, 2012. Retrieved August 9, 2013. 
  6. ^ FDOT GIS data Archived index at the Wayback Machine., accessed January 2014

External links[edit]

Route map: Google

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