Ohio State Route 17

State Route 17 (SR 17) is an east–west highway in Northeast Ohio running from North Olmsted at State Route 10 to State Route 43 in Bedford Heights. The entire route has been paralleled by Interstate 480 and has junctions with this interstate via numerous cross streets such as Clague Road, Tiedeman Road, and Warrensville Center Road, and also via State Route 94 (State Road) and State Route 14 (Broadway Avenue). It also has two direct junctions with the interstate. State Route 17 provides access to many industrial and commercial areas in this area of Cleveland.

State Route 17 marker

State Route 17
Route information
Maintained by ODOT
Length21.04 mi[3] (33.86 km)
Existed1935[1][2]–present
Major junctions
West end SR 10 in North Olmsted
  I-480 in Cleveland

I-480 in Brook Park

US 42 / SR 3 in Cleveland

I-480 in Brooklyn Heights

I-480 in Garfield Heights
East end SR 43 in Bedford Heights
Location
CountiesCuyahoga
Highway system
SR 16SR 18

State Route 17 starts in Bedford Heights as Libby Road, Libby Road maintains its name until it hits Western Maple Heights where it becomes Granger Road. Granger Road goes from Maple Heights to Brooklyn Heights. At Brooklyn Heights before the Jennings Freeway (SR 176) it becomes Brookpark Road. Brookpark Road maintains its name until it stops at North Olmsted near Great Northern Mall.

Route descriptionEdit

HistoryEdit

 
Former convent in Garfield Heights

SR 17 was first signed as SR 43 in 1931, along the entire SR 17 route.[4][5] SR 17 was commissioned along its current route in 1935, the route went from U.S. Route 20 east to SR 43.[1][2] In 1938 SR 17 was moved onto Temporary SR 17, between US 20 and east of SR 252, in Brook Park.[6][7] Temporary SR 17 was removed between 1959 and 1961, moving SR 17 back to its current alignment.[8][9] In 1976 the section of road between US 20 and SR 10 was decommissioned.[10][11]

Major intersectionsEdit

The entire route is in Cuyahoga County.

Locationmi[3]kmDestinationsNotes
North Olmsted0.000.00  SR 10 (Lorain Road)
0.711.14   SR 252 (Great Northern Boulevard) to I-480
Cleveland3.786.08  Grayton Road to I-480 westDirect eastbound exit from I-480;
westbound entrance to I-480 via Grayton Road
4.517.26   SR 237 north (Rocky River Drive) to I-90 – Rental Car ReturnWestern end of OH 237 concurrency
Brook Park4.597.39   SR 237 south (Berea Freeway) – Hopkins Airport, I-X CenterEastern end of OH 237 concurrency
5.118.22   SR 291 south (Engle Road) to I-71Northern terminus of SR 291
6.6310.67  I-480 eastExit 12 on I-480; westbound movements via West 130th Street
ClevelandParma line9.8415.84   US 42 / SR 3 (Pearl Road)
10.7817.35   SR 94 (State Road) to I-480
11.5718.62  SR 176 south (Broadview Road)Western end of OH 176 concurrency
11.8219.02  SR 176 north – ClevelandEastern end of OH 176 concurrency; ramps to Jennings Freeway
Brooklyn Heights12.2819.76  I-480 east – YoungstownExit 17B on I-480
Valley View14.5123.35   SR 21 to I-77Cloverleaf interchange
Garfield Heights16.9227.23  I-480 westNo eastbound exit; exit 22 on I-480
Maple Heights18.1229.16  SR 14 (Broadway Avenue)
Bedford Heights20.4432.89  SR 8 (Northfield Road)
20.9933.78  SR 43 south (Mueti Drive)Western end of OH 43 concurrency
21.0433.86   SR 43 (Aurora Road) to I-480Eastern terminus of OH 43 concurrency
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Ohio Department of Highways (1934). Map of Ohio Showing State Highway System (PDF) (Map). 1:760,320. Columbus: Ohio Department of Highways. OCLC 5673562, 7236991. Retrieved September 20, 2013.
  2. ^ a b Ohio Department of Highways (1935). Official Highway Map of Ohio (PDF) (Map). [1:760,320]. Columbus: Ohio Department of Highways. OCLC 5673562, 54667348. Retrieved September 20, 2013.
  3. ^ a b Ohio Department of Transportation. "Technical Services Straight Line Diagrams" (PDF). Retrieved December 10, 2013.
  4. ^ Ohio Department of Highways (1930). Map of Ohio Showing State Highway System (PDF) (Map). 1:760,320. Columbus: Ohio Department of Highways. OCLC 5673562, 7237073. Retrieved September 20, 2013.
  5. ^ Ohio Department of Highways (1931). Map of Ohio Showing State Highway System (PDF) (Map). 1:760,320. Columbus: Ohio Department of Highways. OCLC 5673562, 7231737. Retrieved September 20, 2013.
  6. ^ Ohio Department of Highways (1937). Official Highway Map of Ohio (PDF) (Map). 1:760,320. Columbus: Ohio Department of Highways. OCLC 5673562, 16960304. Retrieved September 20, 2013.
  7. ^ Ohio Department of Highways (1938). Ohio Official Highway Map (PDF) (Map). 1:633,600. Columbus: Ohio Department of Highways. OCLC 5673562, 7453129. Retrieved September 20, 2013.
  8. ^ Ohio Department of Highways (1959). Ohio Official Highway Map (PDF) (Map) (1959–1960 ed.). 1:633,600. Columbus: Ohio Department of Highways. OCLC 5673562, 13687960. Retrieved September 20, 2013.
  9. ^ Ohio Department of Highways (1961). Ohio Official Highway Map (PDF) (Map). 1:633,600. Columbus: Ohio Department of Highways. OCLC 5673562, 54667348. Retrieved September 20, 2013.
  10. ^ Ohio Department of Transportation (1975). Ohio Transportation Map (PDF) (Map). 1:554,400. Columbus: Ohio Department of Transportation. OCLC 5673562. Retrieved September 20, 2013.
  11. ^ Ohio Department of Transportation (1976). Ohio Transportation Map (PDF) (Map). 1:554,400. Columbus: Ohio Department of Transportation. OCLC 5673562, 13655720, 35168139. Retrieved September 20, 2013.

External linksEdit

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