Indiana State Road 48

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State Road 48 marker

State Road 48
Route information
Maintained by INDOT
Length62.426 mi[2] (100.465 km)
ExistedOctober 1, 1926[1]–present
Western segment
Length29.963 mi[2] (48.221 km)
West end SR 63 in Fairbanks
Major
junctions
US 41 / US 150 in Shelburn SR 23 in North Liberty
East end US 231 / SR 67 / SR 157 in Worthington
Central segment
Length5.991 mi[2] (9.642 km)
West end SR 43 in Whitehall
East end I-69 / SR 37 / SR 45 in Bloomington
Eastern segment
Length26.472 mi[2] (42.603 km)
West end SR 229 in Napoleon
East end US 50 in Lawrenceburg
Location
CountiesClay, Dearborn, Greene, Monroe, Owen, Ripley, Sullivan
Highway system
SR 47SR 49

State Road 48 (SR 48) in the U.S. State of Indiana is an east–west state highway running through southern Indiana. It has three distinct and separate sections. The western terminus of SR 48 is at State Road 63 and the eastern terminus at U.S. Route 50.

Route description[edit]

Western section[edit]

The western section begins at SR 63 and heads east towards Jasonville. Passing through Shelburn at an intersection with U.S. Route 41 (US 41) and U.S. Route 150 (US 150). East of Jasonville SR 48 heads east towards Worthington. Northwest of Worthington SR 48 ends at State Road 157.[3]

Middle section[edit]

The middle section of SR 48 begins at an intersection with State Road 43 and SR 48 heads east towards Bloomington. The eastern terminus of this section is at an interchange with Interstate 69, Indiana State Road 37 (SR 37) and State Road 45 (SR 45) in Bloomington.[4]

Eastern section[edit]

The eastern section begins at an intersection with State Road 229 and SR 48 heads east from that intersection. SR 48 passes through intersection with State Road 129, State Road 101, and State Road 148 before entering Lawrenceburg. In Lawrenceburg SR 48 has an intersection with US 50, this intersection is the eastern terminus of SR 48.[5]

Major intersections[edit]

CountyLocationmi[2]kmDestinationsNotes
SullivanFairbanks0.0000.000 SR 63 – Graysville, FairbanksWestern terminus of SR 48
Shelburn7.00011.265 US 41 / US 150 – Terre Haute, Sullivan, Vincennes
ClayCoalmont15.90825.601 SR 159 north – CoalmontSouthern terminus of SR 159
GreeneJasonville19.53031.430 SR 59 – Linton, Clay City
Worthington29.96348.221 SR 157 – Coal CityEastern terminus of the western section of SR 48
Gap in route
MonroeRichland Township29.96448.222 SR 43 – Spencer, SR 54Western terminus of middle section of SR 48
Bloomington35.95457.862 I-69 / SR 37 / SR 45 – Indianapolis, BedfordEastern terminus of middle section SR 48
Gap in route
RipleyNapoleon35.95557.864 SR 229 – Napoleon, BatesvilleWestern terminus of Eastern section
Delaware Township39.86364.153 SR 129 – Batesville, Delaware
Franklin Township46.57074.947 SR 101 – Milan, Sunman
DearbornAurora56.67891.214 SR 148 east – Aurora
Lawrenceburg62.426100.465 US 50 – Lawrenceburg, AuroraEastern terminus of SR 48
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

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
  2. ^ a b c d e Indiana Department of Transportation (July 2015). Reference Post Book (PDF). Indianapolis: Indiana Department of Transportation. Retrieved October 15, 2016.
  3. ^ Google (2011-03-24). "overview map of the western section of SR 48" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2011-03-24.
  4. ^ Google (2011-03-24). "overview map of the middle section of SR 48" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2011-03-24.
  5. ^ Google (2011-03-24). "overview map of the eastern section of SR 48" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2011-03-24.

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