Veterans Memorial Parkway (Evansville)

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Veterans Memorial Parkway
Route information
Maintained by Evansville Street Maintenance Department
Length: 1.7 mi[1] (2.7 km)
Tourist
routes:
Ohio River Scenic Byway
Major junctions
West end: Riverside Drive in Evansville
East end: I-69 / US 41 in Evansville
Location
Counties: Vanderburgh
Highway system

The Veterans Memorial Parkway is a four-lane parkway in the southwestern section of the state of Indiana. Running for about 1.7 miles (2.7 km) in a general northwest-southeast direction, connecting Downtown Evansville to Interstate 69 (I-69). The highway is entirely within Vanderburgh County and the City of Evansville.

Route description[edit]

Veterans Memorial Parkway begins at an continuation of Riverside Drive, when Riverside Drive turns southeast and Veterans Memorial Parkway continues towards the south. Veterans Memorial Parkway parallels the Ohio River as a four-lane divided parkway. The road curves towards the southeast passing Sunset Park and passes through a traffic light with Shawnee Drive/Waterworks Road. After the traffic light the road passes through a wooded area before ending at the beginning of Interstate 69. In 2013 the traffic count along Veterans Memorial Parkway shows that 8,256 vehicles travel the highway, southeast of Shawnee Drive, on average each day.[1][2]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Evansville, Vanderburgh County.

mi[1] km Destinations Notes
0.0 0.0 Riverside Drive Veterans Memorial Parkway continues northwest as Riverside Drive
0.3 0.48 Shawnee Drive
Waterworks Road
1.7 2.7 I-69 north / US 41 Route continues east as I-69
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
  •       Route transition

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Google (December 20, 2016). "Veterans Memorial Parkway (Evansville)" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved December 20, 2016. 
  2. ^ Indiana Department of Transportation (2013). "Traffic Count Database System". Indianapolis: Indiana Department of Transportation. Retrieved December 26, 2016.