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Ohio State Route 45

State Route 45 (SR 45) is a north–south state highway in the northeastern portion of the U.S. state of Ohio. Its southern terminus is at the State Route 7/State Route 39 concurrency in Wellsville, and its northern terminus is at State Route 531 about 3 miles (4.8 km) west of Ashtabula.

State Route 45 marker

State Route 45
Route of SR 45 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by ODOT
Length96.62 mi[1] (155.49 km)
Major junctions
South end SR 7 / SR 39 in Wellsville
North end SR 531 near Ashtabula
CountiesColumbiana, Mahoning, Trumbull, Ashtabula
Highway system
SR 44SR 46


  • 1924 – Original route established;[2] originally routed from Lisbon to Geneva along its current route from Lisbon to 1½ miles south of Salem, from 1½ miles south of Salem to 1½ miles north of Salem on a currently unnumbered road, along its current route from 1½ miles north of Salem to North Bloomfield, from North Bloomfield to Windsor on a currently unnumbered road, and from Windsor to Geneva along current State Route 534.[3]
  • 1931 – By this time, rerouted from North Bloomfield to Orwell along a previously unnumbered road, and from Orwell to Windsor along U.S. Route 322; original routing from North Bloomfield to Windsor decertified.[3]
  • 1932 – Extended to Wellsville along the former alignment of State Route 153 from Wellsville to West Point, and along U.S. Route 30 (formerly State Route 5 before 1926) from West Point to Lisbon.[3]
  • 1938 – Rerouted north from Orwell to its current northern terminus; former alignment from Windsor to Geneva certified as State Route 534.[3]
  • 1976 – Routed around Salem on newly completed bypass (southwest portion completed in 1972; bypass certified as State Route 45B in 1974).[3]
  • 1997 – From Lisbon to State Route 558 upgraded to divided highway.[3]
Route 45 in Rock Creek, Ashtabula

Major intersectionsEdit

ColumbianaWellsville0.000.00   SR 7 / SR 39SR 45 begins at westbound exit ramp from SR 7 / SR 39 concurrency
Madison Township8.9514.40  
   US 30 to SR 11
SR 45 joins US 30 westbound; US 30 joins SR 11 to the east 0.10 mi.
9.7815.74  SR 518SR 518 ends to the south (northern terminus).
Lisbon14.8023.82  SR 154Eastern terminus of US 30/SR 45/SR 154 concurrency; SR 154 continues east (Lincoln Way).
15.3424.69  US 30
  SR 154
  SR 164
  SR 517
US 30 continues west (Lincoln Way); SR 154 begins concurrent to the east (western terminus); SR 164 joins from the south; SR 517 begins concurrent to the north (Market Street) (western terminus).
15.6925.25   SR 164 / SR 517SR 164/SR 517 leave concurrent to the northeast (Lee Street).
Salem Township20.7333.36  SR 558SR 558 begins to the northeast (western terminus).
Salem24.5039.43South Lincoln AvenueFormer routing of SR 45
Perry Township25.6841.33  SR 9New Garden Road
26.9143.31   US 62 / SR 173US 62 joins from the west (Salem-Alliance Road)
27.3243.97  SR 14Benton Road
  SR 14 Temporary
Interchange; eastern terminus of SR 14 Temporary
29.3447.22  US 62US 62 leaves to the east.
township line
30.6049.25  SR 165South Range Road
Ellsworth Township36.1558.18  US 224Akron-Canfield Road
Jackson Township40.7865.63  CR 18Formerly part of SR 18 (Mahoning Avenue)
   I-80 / Ohio Turnpike via Hallock Young Road
Warren51.0882.21   US 422 / SR 169SR 169 begins east (western terminus) concurrent with US 422 (Market Street NW)
Champion Township54.3687.48   SR 5 / SR 82Interchange
56.6791.20  SR 305Center Street
Bristol Township62.30100.26  SR 88Greenville Road
Bloomfield Township67.45108.55  SR 87Kinsman Road NW
AshtabulaOrwell72.53116.73  US 322
Rome Township77.38124.53  US 6
Austinburg Township89.05143.31  SR 307
90.07144.95  I-90I-90 exit 223
Saybrook Township92.45148.78  SR 84S. Ridge Road West
93.48150.44  US 20N. Ridge Road West
96.62155.49  SR 531Lake Road West
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


Route map:

KML is from Wikidata
  1. ^ Ohio Department of Transportation. "Technical Services Straight Line Diagrams".
  2. ^ Explanation of the Ohio State Highway System (The Unofficial Ohio State Highways Web Site) by John Simpson[unreliable source] Archived May 23, 2006, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ a b c d e f Route 45 (The Unofficial Ohio State Highways Web Site) by John Simpson[unreliable source] Archived December 21, 2004, at the Wayback Machine