Indiana State Road 42

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State Road 42 marker

State Road 42
Route information
Maintained by INDOT
Length: 62.705 mi[2] (100.914 km)
Existed: 1932[1] – present
Major junctions
West end: US 40 near Terre Haute
  US 231 at Cloverdale
East end: SR 67 / SR 144
Location
Counties: Vigo, Clay, Owen, Putnam, Morgan
Highway system
US 41 SR 43

State Road 42 (SR 42) is an east–west road in Central Indiana. Its western terminus is at US 40 in Terre Haute. Its eastern terminus is at State Road 67 and State Road 144 in Mooresville.

Route description[edit]

From the western terminus with US 40, SR 42 heads east out of Terre Haute, paralleling Interstate 70 (I-70). Before leaving Terre Haute SR 42 passes by the Terre Haute International Airport. The service road to the airport is State Road 342 (SR 342). SR 42 heads east from Terre Haute passing over I-70. SR 42 then has an intersection with State Road 59. After SR 59, SR 42 still parallels I-70 but the distance between the two routes is greater. SR 42 heads east passing through an intersection with U.S. Route 231. SR 42 heads due east then just south of Eminence SR 42 turns due north and heads through Eminence. SR 42 turns back east north of Eminence and now SR 42 parallels I-70. SR 42 passes through Crown Center and then SR 42 enters Monrovia. in Monrovia SR 42 has an intersection with State Road 39. SR 42 heads east out of Monrovia, heading towards Mooreville. In Mooreville SR 42 has intersections with State Road 267 and SR 67/SR 144.[3]

Major intersections[edit]

County Location mi[2] km Destinations Notes
Vigo Terre Haute 0.000 0.000 US 40 – Terre Haute Western terminus of SR 42
Clay Posey Township 11.351 18.268 SR 59 – Clay City, Brazil
Owen Jackson Township 27.295 43.927 SR 243 north – Lieber State Recreation Area Southern terminus of SR 243
Putnam Cloverdale 32.893 52.936 US 231 – Cloverdale, Spencer
Morgan Eminence 42.596 68.552 SR 142 east – Martinsville Western terminus of SR 142
Monrovia 55.589 89.462 SR 39 south – Martinsville Western end of SR 39 concurrency
55.617 89.507 SR 39 north to I-70 – Belleville Eastern end of SR 39 concurrency
Mooresville 62.705 100.914 SR 67 / SR 144 east – Indianapolis, Brooklyn Eastern terminus of SR 42; Western terminus of SR 144
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Work Starts on County Roads". The Daily Reporter. Greenfield. April 15, 1932. p. 5. Retrieved December 21, 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 December 21, 2016. 
  3. ^ Google (2011-03-17). "overview map of SR 42" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2011-03-17.