Indiana State Road 54

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State Road 54 marker

State Road 54
Route information
Maintained by INDOT
Length: 55.17 mi[2] (88.79 km)
Existed: October 1, 1926[1] – present
Major junctions
West end: US 41 at Sullivan
  US 231 in Bloomfield
East end: SR 37 near Oolitic
Location
Counties: Greene, Lawrence, Sullivan
Highway system
SR 53 SR 55

State Road 54 (SR 54) is an east–west road in Central Indiana in Greene, Lawrence and Sullivan counties.

Route description[edit]

The western terminus of SR 54 is at U.S. Route 41. SR 54 heads east from US 41 toward Linton. Before Linton SR 54 meets SR 59 and they are concurrent until Linton. In Linton SR 59 heads south and SR 54 heads east toward Switz City. In Switz City SR 54 meets State Road 67. After Switz City SR 54 meets U.S. Route 231. Then the two route head east toward Bloomfield. In Bloomfield US 231 heads south and SR 54 heads east. After Bloomfield SR 54 heads east until State Road 43, where SR 54 turns southeast toward Aavoca. In Avoca SR 54 meets State Road 37, at the eastern terminus of SR 54.[3]

History[edit]

Between 1917 and 1926 the today's route of SR 54 was Indiana State Road 4 and Indiana State Road 30, also at that time the route number SR 54 was routed near the today's route of Indiana State Road 63. Before the early 1980s SR 54 went as far west as SR 63.

Major intersections[edit]

County Location mi[2] km Destinations Notes
Sullivan Hamilton Township 0.00 0.00 US 41 – Terre Haute, Vincennes Western terminus of SR 54
Dugger 8.37 13.47 SR 159 south Northern terminus of SR 159
Greene Stockton Township 12.55 20.20 SR 59 north – Jasonville Northern end of SR 59 concurrency
Linton 15.37 24.74 SR 59 south – Sandborn Southern end of SR 59 concurrency
Switz City 21.30 34.28 SR 67 – Sandborn, Worthington
Fairplay Township 23.80 38.30 US 231 north / SR 57 – Worthington, Washington Western end of US 231 concurrency
Bloomfield 27.80 44.74 US 231 south / SR 157 north – Loogootee, Worthington Eastern end of US 231 concurrency; Southern terminus of SR 157
Center Township 39.40 63.41 SR 43 north – Spencer Southern terminus of SR 43
39.62 63.76 SR 445 north Southern terminus of SR 445
41.17 66.26 SR 45 north – Bloomington Northern end of SR 45 concurrency
41.31 66.48 SR 45 south Southern end of SR 45 concurrency
Lawrence Springville 49.91 80.32 SR 58 west Western end of SR 58 concurrency
Avoca 55.17 88.79 SR 37 / SR 58 east – Bedford, Bloomington Eastern end of SR 58 concurrency; Eastern terminus of SR 54
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

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 publication – free to read
  2. ^ a b "INDOT Roadway Referencing System" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on June 15, 2011.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "indot" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  3. ^  Template:Yahoo maps is deprecated.›Yahoo!; Navteq (2011-01-13). "overview map of SR 54" (Map). Yahoo! Maps. Yahoo!. Retrieved 2011-01-13. [dead link]