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State Route 725 (SR 725) is an east–west state highway in the southwestern portion of the U.S. state of Ohio. Its western terminus is at the Indiana state line approximately 9 miles (14 km) west of Camden at the eastern terminus of Indiana State Road 44; and its eastern terminus is at US 42 just south of Spring Valley.[4]

State Route 725 marker

State Route 725
Route information
Maintained by ODOT
Length48.07 mi[3] (77.36 km)
Existed1937[1][2]–present
Major junctions
West end SR 44 at the Indiana state line
  US 127 in Camden
I-75 in Miamisburg
I-675 in Miamisburg
East end US 42 near Spring Valley
Location
CountiesPreble, Montgomery, Greene
Highway system
SR 724SR 726

Contents

Route descriptionEdit

The portion of SR 725 between Heincke Road and SR 741 in Miamisburg is designated as the "Marine Corporal Paul W. Zanowick II Memorial Highway",[5] in honor of a Miamisburg High School graduate, nicknamed "Rocky", who was killed in Nahre Saraj District, Helmand Province, Afghanistan on June 3, 2011.[6][7]

HistoryEdit

SR 725 was first commissioned in 1937 between the Indiana state line and SR 48 in Centerville.[1][2] In 1939, the route was extended east to US 42 in Spring Valley.[8][9] In 1965, the road between Miamisburg and I-75 was upgraded to a divided highway.[10][11] Between 1993 and 1995 the section of highway between I-675 and Centerville was upgraded to a divided highway.[12][13]

Major intersectionsEdit

CountyLocationmi[3]kmDestinationsNotes
PrebleIsrael Township0.000.00  SR 44 west / State Line Road – LibertyIndiana state line; road continues south as State Line Rd.
2.804.51  SR 177 – Fairhaven, Hamilton
4.016.45  SR 732
Camden8.7814.13  US 127 – Hamilton, Eaton
Gratis15.6425.17  SR 503 (Adda Doty Street)
15.7025.27  SR 122 (East Street)
MontgomeryGermantown25.1340.44  SR 4 south – MiddletownWestern end of SR 4 concurrency
26.6842.94  SR 4 north – DaytonEastern end of SR 4 concurrency
Miamisburg32.92–
33.15
52.98–
53.35
  I-75 – Cincinnati, DaytonExit 44 on I-75
33.3753.70  SR 741 (Springboro Pike)
34.57–
34.72
55.64–
55.88
  I-675 – Cincinnati, ColumbusExit 2 on I-675
Centerville37.0559.63  SR 48 south (South Main Street)Western end of SR 48 concurrency
38.1261.35   SR 48 north (Far Hills Avenue) to I-675Eastern end of SR 48 concurrency
GreeneSpring Valley48.0777.36  US 42 – Xenia, LebanonEastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

ReferencesEdit

Route map:

KML is from Wikidata
  1. ^ a b Ohio Department of Highways (1936). Official Highway Map of Ohio (PDF) (Map). 1:760,320. Columbus: Ohio Department of Highways. OCLC 5673562. Retrieved September 2, 2013.
  2. ^ a b 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 2, 2013.
  3. ^ a b "DESTAPE". Ohio Department of Transportation. July 16, 2013. Retrieved August 19, 2014.
  4. ^ Google (February 9, 2014). "Ohio State Route 725" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved February 9, 2014.
  5. ^ "5533.725 [Effective 6/3/2014] Marine Corporal Paul W. Zanowick II Memorial Highway". Ohio Revised Code. LAW Writer. June 3, 2014. Retrieved April 21, 2014.
  6. ^ Beyerlein, Tom; Wynn, Kelli (June 6, 2011). "Family, friends mourn the loss of Miamisburg Marine killed in Afghanistan". Dayton Daily News. Retrieved April 21, 2014.
  7. ^ Staff (March 4, 2014). "Two local roads named for local fallen servicemen". WDTN. Retrieved April 21, 2014.
  8. ^ Ohio Department of Highways (1938). Ohio Official Highway Map (PDF) (Map). 1:633,600. Columbus: Ohio Department of Highways. OCLC 5673562, 7453129. Retrieved September 2, 2013.
  9. ^ Ohio Department of Highways (1939). Ohio Highway Map (PDF) (Map). 1:633,600. Columbus: Ohio Department of Highways. OCLC 5673562, 7408341. Retrieved September 2, 2013.
  10. ^ Ohio Department of Highways (1964). Ohio Official Highway Map (PDF) (Map). c. 1:563,200. Columbus: Ohio Department of Highways. OCLC 5673562, 7448791. Retrieved September 2, 2013.
  11. ^ Ohio Department of Highways (1965). Official Highway Map (PDF) (Map). c. 1:563,200. Columbus: Ohio Department of Highways. OCLC 5673562, 7438626, 28530064. Retrieved September 2, 2013.
  12. ^ Ohio Department of Transportation (1993). Ohio Transportation Map (PDF) (Map). c. 1:563,200. Columbus: Ohio Department of Transportation. OCLC 5673562, 39739010. Retrieved September 2, 2013.
  13. ^ Ohio Department of Transportation (1995). Official Ohio Transportation Map (PDF) (Map). c. 1:696,960. Columbus: Ohio Department of Transportation. OCLC 5673562, 31884639. Retrieved September 2, 2013.