Ohio State Route 58

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State Route 58 marker

State Route 58
Route information
Maintained by ODOT
Length41.63 mi[1] (67.00 km)
Existed1923–present
Major junctions
South end US 250 in Ashland
  US 20 in Oberlin
I-80 / I-90 / Ohio Turnpike near Amherst
SR 2 in Amherst
North end US 6 in Lorain
Location
CountiesAshland, Lorain
Highway system
SR 57SR 59

State Route 58 (SR 58) is a north–south state highway in northern Ohio maintained by the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT). The 41.627 miles (66.992 km) that make up SR 58 serve the cities of Ashland, Wellington, Oberlin, Amherst, and Lorain in Ashland and Lorain Counties. Its southern terminus is at US 250 in Ashland, and its northern terminus is at US 6 in Lorain.

History[edit]

Part of the highway now SR 58 has been a state highway since the creation of the system in 1912. SR 144 followed the modern-day SR 58 between downtown Ashland and Oberlin.[2] In 1923, SR 58 was assigned to what is now the entire length of SR 89 and the current SR 58 from Sullivan to Oberlin. The remainder of the current route was designated SR SR 96.[3][4] By 1927, SR 58 was routed into downtown Ashland.[5][6] In 1930, it was extended north to its current end in Lorain at what was at the time designated SR 2.[7][8] The only major change to the routing occurred around 1995 when the southern terminus was moved to the US 250 bypass north of Downtown Ashland.[9][10]

Major junctions[edit]

CountyLocationmi[1]kmDestinationsNotes
AshlandAshland0.000.00 US 250 to I-71 – Wooster, Norwalk
Orange Township3.205.15 SR 302 – Savannah, Redhaw
Sullivan Township9.1314.69 SR 89 south – PolkNorthern terminus of SR 89
11.6218.70 US 224 – Wadsworth, Greenville
LorainHuntington Township16.6226.75 SR 162 – New London, Spencer
Wellington21.3234.31 SR 18 (Herrick Avenue)
Pittsfield Township26.1142.02 SR 303 – Wakeman, Lagrange
Oberlin28.1045.22 US 20 – Norwalk, Elyria
30.1048.44 SR 511 (Lorain Street)
Amherst Township35.1856.62 SR 113 – Milan, Elyria
35.8757.73 I-80 / I-90 / Ohio Turnpike – Cleveland, ToledoExit 140 (Ohio Tpk.)
Amherst38.4461.86 SR 2 – Cleveland, SanduskyExit 164 (SR 2)
Lorain41.0866.11 SR 611 (West 21st Street)
41.6367.00 US 6 (West Erie Avenue) / Leavitt Road – Vermilion, Sheffield
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
  •       Tolled

References[edit]

Route map:

KML is from Wikidata
  1. ^ a b Ohio Department of Transportation. "Technical Services Straight Line Diagrams". Retrieved January 24, 2014.
  2. ^ Map of Ohio Showing Inter-County Highways (MrSID) (Map). Cartography by James R. Marker, State Highway Commissioner. Ohio State Highway Department. 1912. Retrieved August 18, 2013.
  3. ^ Map of Ohio State Highways Showing All Improved Roadways (MrSID) (Map). Cartography by E.C. Blosser. Ohio Department of Highways and Public Works. 1922. Retrieved August 18, 2013.
  4. ^ Map of Ohio Showing State Routes (MrSID) (Map). Cartography by L.A. Boulay, Director. ODOH. 1923. Retrieved August 18, 2013.
  5. ^ Map of Ohio Showing State Routes (MrSID) (Map). Cartography by G.F. Schlesinger, Director. ODOH. 1926. Retrieved September 22, 2013.
  6. ^ Map of Ohio Showing State Routes (MrSID) (Map). Cartography by G.F. Schlesinger, Director. ODOH. 1927. Retrieved September 22, 2013.
  7. ^ Map of Ohio Showing State Routes (MrSID) (Map). Cartography by Robert N. Waid, Director. ODOH. 1929. Retrieved September 22, 2013.
  8. ^ Map of Ohio Showing State Highway System (MrSID) (Map). Cartography by Robert N. Waid, Director. ODOH. 1930. Retrieved August 18, 2013.
  9. ^ Official Ohio Highway Map (MrSID) (Map). Cartography by ODOT. Ohio Department of Transportation. 1992. Retrieved August 19, 2013.
  10. ^ 1995 Official Ohio Transportation Map (MrSID) (Map). Cartography by ODOT. ODOT. 1995. Retrieved August 20, 2013.