Indiana State Road 356

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State Road 356 marker

State Road 356
Route information
Maintained by INDOT
Length: 25.270 mi[2] (40.668 km)
Existed: 1932[1] – present
Western section
Length: 9.911 mi[2] (15.950 km)
South end: SR 57 in Petersburg
North end: SR 257 near Otville
Eastern section
Length: 15.359 mi[2] (24.718 km)
South end: US 31 near Scottsburg
North end: SR 62 near Hanover
Location
Counties: Pike, Scott, Jefferson
Highway system
SR 352 SR 357

State Road 356 in the U.S. state of Indiana consists of two segments, both in the southern portion of the state. The western segment is about 10 miles long, and the eastern segment is about 15 miles long.

Route description[edit]

Western section[edit]

The western section of the road is located in Pike County. It begins in downtown Petersburg at State Road 57 (which is also Main Street) and runs east to State Road 257 near Otwell, Indiana. Part of the Buffalo Trace (road) one of the pioneer roads in Southwestern Indiana. The western section of Indiana State Road 356 is the main East-West road in Algiers, Indiana and Alford, Indiana.

The west section of SR 356

Eastern section[edit]

The eastern section runs through Scott and Jefferson counties. It connects U.S. Route 31 in Vienna, south of Scottsburg, with State Road 62 south of its junction with State Road 56. Halfway through, the highway runs through the town of Lexington.

The east section of SR 356

Major intersections[edit]

County Location mi[2] km Destinations Notes
Pike Petersburg 0.000 0.000 SR 57 – Petersburg, Washington Western terminus of SR 356
Jefferson Township 9.911 15.950 SR 257 – Otwell, Washington Eastern terminus of the western section of SR 356
Gap in route
Scott Vienna 9.912 15.952 US 31 – Sellersburg, Scottsburg Western terminus of the eastern section of SR 356
Scott County 14.461 23.273 SR 3 – Charlestown, Vernon
Lexington 17.952 28.891 SR 203 south Western end of SR 203 concurrency
18.113 29.150 SR 203 north Eastern end of SR 203 concurrency
Jefferson Hanover Township 25.270 40.668 SR 62 – Charlestown, Hanover, Madison Eastern terminus of SR 356
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 c d Indiana Department of Transportation (July 2016). Reference Post Book (PDF). Indianapolis: Indiana Department of Transportation. Retrieved February 2, 2017.