Indiana State Road 256

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State Road 256 marker

State Road 256
Route information
Maintained by INDOT
Length: 26.832 mi[2] (43.182 km)
Existed: 1932[1] – present
Major junctions
West end: Old SR 39
  I-65 near Austin
US 31 near Austin
East end: SR 56 near Madison
Location
Counties: Jackson, Jefferson, Scott, Washington
Highway system
SR 252 SR 257

State Road 256 (SR 256) in the U.S. State of Indiana runs mostly through Scott and Jefferson counties, with short portions in Jackson and Washington counties. The western terminus is Indiana 39. The eastern terminus is Indiana 56 near Madison.

Route description[edit]

SR 256 heads east from its western terminus toward Austin. In Austin SR 256 has an interchange with Interstate 65 and then it has an intersection with U.S. Route 31. After Austin SR 256 has an intersection with State Road 203. Then SR 256 enters Jefferson County, where it has an intersection with State Road 3. Then SR 256 has an intersection with State Road 62 followed by an intersection with State Road 56.[3]

Major intersections[edit]

County Location mi[2] km Destinations Notes
Washington Gibson Township 0.000 0.000 Old SR 39 Western terminus of SR 256
0.161 0.259 SR 39 – Little York, Brownstown
Jackson
No major junctions
Scott Austin 6.371–
6.610
10.253–
10.638
I-65 – Indianapolis, Louisville Exit number 34 on I-65
7.325 11.788 US 31 – Scottsburg, Seymour
Johnson Township 12.564 20.220 SR 203 south – Lexington Northern terminus of SR 203
Jefferson Graham Township 15.562 25.045 SR 3 – Charlestown, North Vernon
Madison Township 26.678 42.934 SR 62 – Charlestown, Madison
26.832 43.182 SR 56 – Scottsburg, Madison Eastern terminus of SR 256
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nearly 1,000 Miles of Roads Absorbed". The Franklin Evening Star. April 22, 1932. p. 5. Retrieved August 25, 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 2, 2017. 
  3. ^  Template:Yahoo maps is deprecated.›Yahoo!; Navteq (2011-01-28). "overview map of SR 256" (Map). Yahoo! Maps. Yahoo!. Retrieved 2011-01-28. [dead link]