Indiana State Road 245

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State Road 245 marker

State Road 245
Route information
Maintained by INDOT
Length: 13.577 mi[2] (21.850 km)
Existed: March 28, 1932[1] – present
Major junctions
South end: SR 70 near Newtonville
North end: SR 62 near Dale
Location
Counties: Spencer
Highway system
SR 244 SR 246

State Road 245 in the U.S. state of Indiana is a two-lane north–south highway in that runs entirely within Spencer County in the southwest corner of the state.

Route description[edit]

State Road 245 begins at State Road 70 east of Newtonville and runs north. Passing through Santa Claus, it is concurrent with State Road 162 and serves the Holiday World & Splashin' Safari theme park. Past the park, the concurrent routes run along Christmas Boulevard, while the northern stretch of State Road 245 that leads northwest out of town toward Dale is called Holiday Boulevard. State Road 245 ends at State Road 62 east of Dale.

History[edit]

Until March 2001, State Road 245 was concurrent with State Road 70 west through Newtonville, then south to State Road 66 northeast of Grandview. This segment of highway was decommissioned by the state and is now a county road.

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Spencer County.

Location mi[2] km Destinations Notes
Huff Township 0.000 0.000 SR 70 Southern terminus of SR 245
Santa Claus 8.432 13.570 SR 162 north – Ferdinand Eastern end of SR 162 concurrency
8.983 14.457 SR 162 west – Gentryville Western end of SR 162 concurrency
Dale 13.577 21.850 SR 62 – Dale, Corydon Northern terminus of SR 245
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ "State Highway System Adds 70 Miles of Road". The Franklin Evening Star. March 29, 1932. p. 6. Retrieved November 27, 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 February 3, 2017. 

External links[edit]

Route map: Bing / Google

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