Indiana State Road 16

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State Road 16 marker

State Road 16
Route information
Maintained by INDOT
Length: 105.171 mi[2] (169.256 km)
Existed: October 1, 1926[1] – present
Major junctions
West end: US 41 at Ade
  US 421 at Monon
US 35 at Royal Center
US 31 west of Denver
East end: SR 5 at Huntington
Location
Counties: Newton, Jasper, White, Cass, Miami, Wabash, Huntington
Highway system
SR 15 SR 17

State Road 16 is an east–west road in Northern Indiana. Its western terminus is at U.S. Route 41 in Ade, Indiana. Its eastern terminus is at State Road 5 north of Huntington, Indiana.

Route description[edit]

SR 16 begins at US 41 at a traffic light just east of Ade, then SR 16 heads due east toward Huntington. SR 16 passes through Brook and Monon where SR 16 meets U.S. Route 421. After Monon SR 16 passes through Buffalo, Royal Center, and Denver. After Denver SR 16 turns due north onto State Road 19, after 3 miles (4.8 km) SR 16 turns due east. Then SR 16 eastern terminus is at SR 5 north of Huntington.[3]

History[edit]

Between 1917 and 1926, SR 16 was in southern Indiana going from Mt. Vernon to New Albany. Following the route that State Road 62 does today. Between 1926 and 1934 SR 16 went to the Ohio State Line. In 1934 U.S. Route 224 was commissioned in Indiana and was route onto SR 16 from Huntington to the Ohio State Line.

Major intersections[edit]

County Location mi[2] km Destinations Notes
Newton Ade 0.000 0.000 US 41 – Kentland, Hammond, Willow Slough Western terminus of SR 16.
Iroquois Township 6.789 10.926 SR 55 – Fowler, Crown Point
Jasper Jordan Township 14.760 23.754 US 231 to I-65 – Remington, Rensselaer
White Monon 29.231 47.043 US 421 – Reynolds, Michigan City
Buffalo 35.546 57.206 SR 39 north – North Judson Western end of SR 39 concurrency
37.195 59.860 SR 39 south / SR 119 north – Monticello Eastern end of SR 39 concurrency; western end SR 119 concurrency; southern end of SR 119
Cass Township 41.762 67.209 SR 119 north – Winamac Eastern end of SR 119 concurrency
Cass Royal Center 50.950 81.996 US 35 – Logansport, Winamac
Harrison Township 57.613 92.719 SR 17
Bethlehem Township 60.835 97.904 SR 25 – Logansport, Rochester
Miami Union Township 70.128 112.860 US 31
Richland Township 75.941 122.215 SR 19 south Southern end of SR 19 concurrency
79.078 127.264 SR 19 north – Akron Northern end of SR 19 concurrency
Wabash Paw Paw Township 86.370 138.999 SR 15 – Wabash, Warsaw
91.39 147.08 SR 13 – Wabash, Sidney
Huntington Warren Township 100.324 161.456 SR 105
HuntingtonClear Creek
township line
105.171 169.256 SR 5 – South Whitley, Huntington Eastern terminus of SR 16
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Road Numbers to Be Changed". The Hancock-Democrat. The Indianapolis News. September 30, 1926. Retrieved June 9, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  2. ^ a b Indiana Department of Transportation (July 2016). Reference Post Book (PDF). Indianapolis: Indiana Department of Transportation. Retrieved January 27, 2017. 
  3. ^ Google (2011-1-20). "overview map of SR 16" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2011-1-20.  Check date values in: |access-date=, |date= (help)

External links[edit]

Route map: Bing / Google

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