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State Route 256 (SR 256) is a 25.99-mile (41.83 km) east–west state highway in the central portion of the U.S. state of Ohio. The western terminus of SR 256 is at a T-intersection with U.S. Route 40 (US 40) in Reynoldsburg. Its eastern terminus is at a T-intersection with SR 13 approximately 5.50 miles (8.85 km) west-northwest of Somerset.

State Route 256 marker

State Route 256
Route information
Maintained by ODOT
Length: 25.99 mi[1] (41.83 km)
Major junctions
West end: US 40 in Reynoldsburg
  I-70 in Pickerington
East end: SR 13 west of Somerset
Location
Counties: Franklin, Fairfield, Perry
Highway system
SR 255 SR 257

Contents

Route descriptionEdit

SR 256 runs through parts of Franklin, Fairfield and Perry Counties. No portion of SR 256 is included within the National Highway System (NHS). The NHS is a system of highways deemed most important for the nation's economy, mobility and defense.[2]

HistoryEdit

The current route of SR 256 between Reynoldsburg and Baltimore was commissioned as SR 204, in 1923.[3][4] In 1927, SR 256 was commissioned on that section of SR 203.[5][6] SR 256 was extended east to an intersection with SR 13, in 1937.[7][8]

Major intersectionsEdit

County Location mi[1] km Destinations Notes
Franklin Reynoldsburg 0.00 0.00   US 40 (Main Street) Eastbound US 40 to SR 256 / SR 256 to eastbound US 40 only
Fairfield Pickerington 1.66 2.67   I-70 – Columbus, Wheeling, WV Exit 112 (I-70)
1.97 3.17   SR 204 east (Blacklick-Eastern Road) / Tussing Road Western terminus of SR 204
Baltimore 14.74 23.72   SR 158 (Main Street)
Walnut Township 16.56 26.65   SR 37 – Granville, Lancaster
20.06 32.28   SR 188 (Lancaster-Thornville Road)
FairfieldPerry
county line
RichlandThorn
township line
24.33 39.16   SR 664 south – Rushville, Bremen Northern terminus of SR 664
Perry Thorn Township 25.99 41.83   SR 13 – Somerset, Newark
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Ohio Department of Transportation. "Technical Services Straight Line Diagrams". Retrieved 2010-11-01. 
  2. ^ National Highway System: Ohio (PDF) (Map). Federal Highway Administration. December 2003. Retrieved 2010-10-31. 
  3. ^ Ohio Department of Highways and Public Works (April 1922). Map of Ohio State Highways Showing All Improved Roadways and Indicating System Constructed Under Administration of Gov. Harry L. Davis (MrSID) (Map). c. 1:563,200. Columbus: Ohio Department of Highways and Public Works. Retrieved October 30, 2013. 
  4. ^ Ohio Department of Highways and Public Works (July 1923). Map of Ohio Showing State Routes (MrSID) (Map). 1:760,320. Columbus: Ohio Department of Highways and Public Works. Retrieved October 30, 2013. 
  5. ^ Ohio Department of Highways and Public Works (August 1, 1926). Map of Ohio Showing State Routes (MrSID) (Map). 1:760,320. Columbus: Ohio Department of Highways and Public Works. OCLC 5673562. Retrieved October 30, 2013. 
  6. ^ Ohio Department of Highways and Public Works (June 1, 1927). Map of Ohio Showing State Routes (MrSID) (Map). 1:760,320. Columbus: Ohio Department of Highways and Public Works. OCLC 5673562. Retrieved October 30, 2013. 
  7. ^ Ohio Department of Highways (1936). Official Highway Map of Ohio (MrSID) (Map). 1:760,320. Columbus: Ohio Department of Highways. OCLC 5673562. Retrieved October 30, 2013. 
  8. ^ Ohio Department of Highways (1937). Official Highway Map of Ohio (MrSID) (Map). 1:760,320. Columbus: Ohio Department of Highways. OCLC 5673562, 16960304. Retrieved October 30, 2013. 

External linksEdit

Route map: Google

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