Indiana State Road 117

State Road 117 (SR 117) is a state road in the northern section of the U.S. state of Indiana. Running for about 4.4 miles (7.1 km) in a general north–south direction, connecting Lake Maxinkuckee to SR 110 and SR 10, in Marshall County. SR 117 was originally introduced in the early 1950s routed along its modern routing. The road was paved in the 1960s.

State Road 117 marker

State Road 117
East Shore Drive
Route information
Maintained by INDOT
Length4.434 mi[1] (7.136 km)
Major junctions
South end SR 110 southeast of Culver
North end SR 10 east of Culver
Location
CountiesMarshall
Highway system
SR 116SR 119

Route descriptionEdit

SR 117 starts at an intersection with SR 110, at the Fulton–Marshall county line, southeast of Culver. The highway head north, passing between a golf course and farmland, before curving and becoming an east–west roadway. The roadway head west towards Lake Maxinkuckee, before another curve turning the road back towards the north. North of the curve the road runs along the east side of the lake, passing by mostly houses. As the lake ends, SR 117 passes through Culver Military Academy, before ending at an intersection with SR 10, east of Culver.[2][3] The highest traffic count for SR 117 in 2015 was at its northern end, where 1,215 vehicles travel the highway on average each day. The lowest traffic count during 2015 was at the southern end of SR 117, where 474 vehicles travel the highway on average each day.[4]

HistoryEdit

Indiana State Highway Commission added SR 117 to the state system between 1950 and 1951, running along its modern routing.[5][6] The entire roadway was paved between 1962 and 1963.[7][8] No major changes have occurred to SR 117 since it was paved.[3][8]

Major intersectionsEdit

The entire route is in Union Township, Marshall County.

mi[1]kmDestinationsNotes
0.0000.000  SR 110Southern terminus of SR 117
4.4347.136  SR 10Northern terminus of SR 117
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Indiana Department of Transportation (July 2015). Reference Post Book (PDF). Indianapolis: Indiana Department of Transportation. Retrieved September 17, 2016.
  2. ^ Google (January 8, 2017). "Indiana State Road 117" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved January 8, 2017.
  3. ^ a b Indiana Department of Transportation (2016). Indiana Roadway Map 2016 (PDF) (Map). 1:550,000. Indianapolis: Indiana Department of Transportation. OCLC 925532510. Retrieved January 8, 2017.
  4. ^ Indiana Department of Transportation (2015). "Traffic Count Database System". Indianapolis: Indiana Department of Transportation. Retrieved January 8, 2017.
  5. ^ Indiana State Highway Commission (1950). State Highway System of Indiana (Map). 1:656,700. Indiana State Highway Commission. OCLC 53353668. Retrieved January 8, 2017 – via Indiana State Library and Historical Bureau.
  6. ^ Indiana State Highway Commission (1951). State Highway System of Indiana (Map). 1:660,000. Indiana State Highway Commission. OCLC 64558142. Retrieved January 8, 2017 – via Indiana State Library and Historical Bureau.
  7. ^ Indiana State Highway Commission (1962). State Highway System of Indiana (Map). 1:680,000. Indiana State Highway Commission. OCLC 65195920. Retrieved January 8, 2017 – via Indiana State Library and Historical Bureau.
  8. ^ a b Indiana State Highway Commission (1963). Indiana State Highway System (Map) (1963–1964 ed.). 1:633,600. Indiana State Highway Commission. OCLC 883418455. Retrieved January 8, 2017 – via Indiana State Library and Historical Bureau.

External linksEdit

Route map:

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