Mississippi Highway 16

Mississippi Highway 16 (MS 16) is a state highway in Mississippi. It runs for 166.472 miles (267.911 km) and serves 8 counties: Issaquena, Sharkey, Yazoo, Humphreys, Madison, Leake, Neshoba, and Kemper.

Mississippi Highway 16 marker

Mississippi Highway 16
Route information
Maintained by MDOT
Length166.472 mi[1] (267.911 km)
Major junctions
West end MS 1 in Grace
 
East end SR 16 near Giles
Location
CountiesIssaquena, Sharkey, Yazoo, Humphreys, Madison, Leake, Neshoba, Kemper
Highway system
MS 15MS 17

Locales on RouteEdit

 
Mississippi Highway 16 westbound in Neshoba County.

From West to East

Major intersectionsEdit

CountyLocationmikmDestinationsNotes
IssaquenaGraceGrace RoadWestern terminus; to MS 1
SharkeyRolling ForkRosenwald AvenueEast end of state maintenance
Gap in route
   US 61 / MS 14 – Vicksburg, Leland
YazooHolly BluffSartaria Road - Lake George Wildlife Management AreaTo MS 433
  MS 149 north – Silver CityWest end of MS 149 overlap
Yazoo City   MS 3 to US 49E – Greenwood, Vicksburg, trucks to US 49 / US 49Einterchange
  US 49 north – Greenwood, trucks to MS 149 northEast end of MS 149 overlap; west end of US 49 overlap
  US 49 south – JacksonEast end of US 49 overlap
  MS 433 – Benton, Bentonia, Benton Academy
Madison  I-55 – Memphis, JacksonI-55 exit 124
Canton  US 51 north – DurantWest end of US 51 overlap
  MS 22 (Peace Street) – Carthage, JacksonEastern terminus of MS 22
   US 51 south to I-55 / Nissan Parkway – MadisonEast end of US 51 overlap
  MS 43 south – Sand Hill, Ross Barnett ReservoirWest end of MS 43 overlap
  MS 43 north / East Peace Street – Sharon, Downtown CantonEast end of MS 43 overlap
  MS 17 north – Camden, PickensSouthern terminus of MS 17
LeakeNatchez TraceInterchange
Wiggins  MS 25 – Louisville, JacksonInterchange
Carthage  MS 35 – Kosciusko, Forest, Walnut Grove
Edinburg  MS 427 south – MaddenNorthern terminus of MS 427
NeshobaPhiladelphia   MS 15 south / MS 21 south – Williamsville, Forest, NewtonWest end of MS 15 / MS 21 overlap
Cooper Williams Drive - Williamsville
   MS 15 north / MS 19 north – Kosciusko, LouisvilleEast end of MS 15 overlap; west end of MS 19 overlap
  MS 21 north (Pecan Avenue)East end of MS 21 overlap
  MS 19 south (Holland Avenue) – MeridianEast end of MS 19 overlap
  MS 486 east
Williamson AvenueProposed MS 894
  MS 482 eastWestern terminus of MS 482
Road 547Proposed MS 853
Crossroads  MS 491 northSouthern terminus of MS 491
Kemper  MS 495 northWest end of MS 495 overlap
  MS 495 southEast end of MS 495 overlap
Joe W. Williams FieldProposed MS 493 north
  MS 493 south – Moscow, MeridianNorthern terminus of MS 493
  MS 397 north – Preston, Louisville, Lake Kemper CountySouthern terminus of MS 397
De Kalb  MS 39 – De Kalb, Meridian
Scooba  US 45 – Macon, Meridian
  SR 16Eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mississippi Public Roads Selected Statistics" (PDF). Mississippi Department of Transportation. 2008. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-12-03. Retrieved 2010-06-03.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Mississippi Highway 16 at Wikimedia Commons