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Kentucky Route 146 (KY 146) is a 33.505-mile-long (53.921 km) state highway in Kentucky that runs from U.S. Route 60 in the St. Matthews suburb of Louisville to U.S. Route 421, Kentucky Route 55, and Kentucky Route 573 in New Castle via Lyndon, Anchorage, Pewee Valley, Crestwood, Buckner, and La Grange.

Kentucky Route 146 marker

Kentucky Route 146
LaGrange Road
Route information
Maintained by KYTC
Length33.505 mi[1] (53.921 km)
Major junctions
West end US 60 / I-264 in St. Matthews (Louisville)
  I-265 / KY 841 in Louisville
I-71 in Buckner
East end US 421 / KY 55 / KY 573 in New Castle
Location
CountiesJefferson, Oldham, Henry
Highway system
KY 145KY 147

There are no low clearances along the entirety of this route and is mostly two lane. This route is rather smartly designed as it carries traffic from Henry County to the east end of Louisville, KY. If travelling Northbound on I-71, exit 28 will route you to KY 146. New Castle is the eastern terminus for KY 146. Its speed limit is 55 mph (89 km/h) in the rural parts and 35 mph (56 km/h) in the city limits.

Major junctionsEdit

CountyLocationmi[1]kmDestinationsNotes
JeffersonSt. Matthews0.0000.000  US 60 (Shelbyville Road)Western terminus
Norwood0.1700.274  I-264 east (Henry Watterson Expressway) / Harris PlaceAccess only from KY 146 to I-264 east
Lyndon0.9831.582  KY 2050 north (Lyndon Lane) / Lyndon LaneSouthern terminus of KY 2050
3.4925.620  KY 1747 (Hurstbourne Parkway)Interchange
Louisville7.32011.780     I-265 / KY 841 to I-64 / I-71I-265/KY 841 exit 30
8.25113.279  KY 1447 west (Westport Road) / Reamers RoadEastern terminus of KY 1447
OldhamPewee Valley9.45515.216  KY 362 eastWest end of KY 362 overlap
9.55815.382  KY 362 west (Central Avenue)East end of KY 362 overlap
Crestwood10.94517.614  KY 329 northSouthern terminus of KY 329
10.97517.663  KY 1408 south (Floydsburg Road)Northern terminus of KY 1408
11.18618.002  KY 22 eastWest end of KY 22 overlap
11.22518.065  KY 22 westEast end of KY 22 overlap
11.50618.517   
  KY 329 Bus. (Veterans Memorial Parkway)
Buckner14.94324.048  I-71 – Louisville, CincinnatiI-71 exit 17
15.69325.255  KY 1817 west (New Cut Road)Eastern terminus of KY 1817
16.28326.205  KY 393 northWest end of KY 393 overlap
16.50426.561  KY 393 southEast end of KY 393 overlap
La Grange19.20030.899  KY 2854 west (Dawkins Road)Eastern terminus of KY 2854
19.85231.949  KY 53 (First Avenue)
20.74633.387  KY 712 east (Fort Pickens Road)Western terminus of KY 712
20.75833.407  KY 2855 north (Fort Pickens Road)Southern terminus of KY 2855
Henry24.49339.418  KY 3320 south (Mt. Olivet Road)Northern terminus of KY 3320
25.84641.595   KY 153 (Pendleton Road / Lake Jericho Road) to I-71
31.27650.334  KY 1606 north (Fallen Timber Road)Southern terminus of KY 1606
33.00753.120  KY 157 west (Sulphur Road)Eastern terminus of KY 157
New Castle33.50553.921    US 421 / KY 55 (Main Street) / KY 573 east (East Cross Main Street)Eastern terminus; western terminus of KY 573; continues as KY 573 beyond US 421/KY 55
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Kentucky Transportation Cabinet - Division of Planning". Retrieved June 30, 2015.