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U.S. Route 68 (US 68) is a United States highway that runs for 560 miles (900 km) from northwest Ohio to Western Kentucky. The highway's western terminus is at US 62 in Reidland, Kentucky. Its present northern terminus is at Interstate 75 in Findlay, Ohio, though the route once extended as far north as Toledo. US 68 intersects with US 62 three times during its route. It is signed east–west in Kentucky and north–south in Ohio.

U.S. Route 68 marker

U.S. Route 68
US 68 highlighted in red
Route information
Length560 mi[citation needed] (900 km)
Existed1926[citation needed]–present
Major junctions
West end US 62 at Reidland, KY
 
North end I-75 in Findlay, OH
Location
StatesKentucky, Ohio
Highway system

Contents

Route descriptionEdit

KentuckyEdit

 
US 68 in Mercer County, Kentucky

U.S. Route 68 is designated as a "Scenic Highway" throughout Kentucky. US 68 goes near or through Reidland, Aurora, Cadiz, Hopkinsville, Elkton, Russellville, Auburn, Bowling Green, Glasgow, Edmonton, Greensburg, Campbellsville, Lebanon, Perryville, Harrodsburg, Lexington, Paris, and Maysville

The majority of the route winds through forested, hilly terrain. US 68 is Broadway through downtown Lexington, and it is Harrodsburg Road before it leaves Lexington.

The route passes several Civil War battle sites. The Jefferson Davis State Historic Site is along the highway about 9 miles (14 km) east of Hopkinsville at the small town of Fairview. The Battle of Tebbs Bend Historic Civil War Site is located near Campbellsville and the Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site is outside Perryville.

There is an annual 400-mile (640 km) yard sale held along the highway for 4 days in early summer.[1]

The sections of the highway through Campbellsville and Lebanon are slated for expansion to begin in 2008. The long-term goal is to widen and make safer the entire US 68 corridor through Kentucky as part of the Heartland Parkway project.[2][3]

Sections in Kentucky have been improved in recent years. The Paris Pike which was completed in 2003. Work is currently in progress to make US 68 four lanes through Land Between the Lakes.

OhioEdit

 
Highest point on US 68 at the US 33 interchange in Bellefontaine, Ohio

US 68 takes a south-north route throughout Ohio, roughly paralleling Interstate 75 but covering counties one tier to the east of those counties covered by I-75. US 68 begins at the William H. Harsha Bridge over the Ohio River and duplexes with U.S. Route 52 for 5.6 miles while travelling on the north bank of the river. The highways separate at Ripley, at which point US 68 heads north as a generally rural two-lane highway, passing through or bypassing communities such as Georgetown, Mount Orab, Fayetteville, Wilmington, Xenia, and Yellow Springs. Shortly before reaching Interstate 70, it becomes a four-lane expressway, bypassing Springfield before transitioning back to a rural two-lane road as it approaches Urbana. As it continues north, US 68 passes through West Liberty, Bellefontaine, Kenton, Dunkirk, and Arlington on its way north to its terminus at an interchange with Interstate 75 outside Findlay.

In total, US 68 traverses 179.1 miles within Ohio.

HistoryEdit

From 1926 until the late 1940s, in terms of the routing between Bowling Green and Perryville, US 68 went westward through Springfield to Bardstown, and followed U.S. Route 31E southward to near Horse Cave. US 68 then followed the current KY 218 (Charlie Moran Highway) westward into Horse Cave, and then joined U.S. Route 31W from there through Cave City to Bowling Green.[4] US 68 moved to its current routing from Bowling Green to Perryville around 1948-49.

US 68 previously ran to Toledo, Ohio, terminating at the west approach to the High Level Bridge south of downtown, but the Toledo-Findlay segment was decommissioned in the 1950s.[5] It also passed through Springfield, Ohio prior to its realignment onto a four-lane bypass of that city.

Two spans of the US 68/KY 80 Eggner Ferry Bridge over Kentucky Lake collapsed after being struck by a cargo ship on January 26, 2012.[6] The bridge reopened to traffic on May 25, 2012.[7] That bridge was replaced by a new four-lane bridge a few years afterwards.

FutureEdit

In Clark County, Ohio, there is an almost full-access interchange between controlled-access US 68 and US 40/SR 4, which is itself a controlled-access highway until approximately 0.3 mile west of the US 68 interchange. One exit ramp from US 68 ends on Upper Valley Pike, rather than on US 40/SR 4; another entrance ramp includes two-way traffic and an at-grade entrance to a retirement community. On US 40/SR 4 between the controlled-access portion and US 68, there are an at-grade intersection at Upper Valley Pike, other street and driveway breaks in access control and a steep grade on the eastbound approach toward Upper Valley Pike. In September 2013, the Clark County-Springfield Transportation Coordinating Committee (TCC) ranked the US 40/SR 4/Upper Valley Pike intersection as the most hazardous in the county, based on 2010-2012 crash data.[8][9] Because the road design over the years had played a significant factor in the high number of crashes in the area, the TCC conducted a study; in February 2006 it recommended reconfiguring the US 68 interchange and altering nearby traffic patterns. The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) the same year approved $5 million to fund the project. However, the TCC soon rejected ODOT's money, concluding that even its recommended fix would not be enough to solve the area road network's underlying problems.[8][10] Instead, the TCC is making small changes, such as improving traffic signal timing and adding signs. ODOT, for its part, is working on reducing the number of driveways near the US 40/SR 4/Upper Valley Pike intersection and on upgrading traffic signals.[8]

Major intersectionsEdit

StateCountyLocationmi[11]kmDestinationsNotes
KentuckyMcCrackenReidland0.0000.000  US 62 (Kentucky Dam Road) – Paducah, Kentucky DamWestern terminus
0.926–
1.095
1.490–
1.762
  I-24 – St. Louis, Nashville, Kentucky DamInterchange; I-24 exit 16
1.3422.160  KY 284 west – Reidland, SymsoniaEastern terminus of KY 284
2.1773.504  KY 787
Marshall3.8416.181  KY 1042 north (Sharpe School Road)Southern terminus of KY 1042
Sharpe4.2736.877  KY 795 south (Scale Road)West end of KY 795 overlap
4.2736.877  KY 795 north (Scale Road)East end of KY 795 overlap
6.0059.664  KY 1610 north (Mt. Moriah Road)Southern terminus of KY 1610
6.50210.464  KY 1396 south (George Clark Road South)Northern terminus of KY 1396
7.61312.252  KY 1712 south (Griggstown Road)Northern terminus of KY 1712
7.84212.620  KY 1413 north (Patterson Ferry Road)Southern terminus of KY 1413
Palma9.15214.729  KY 3456 north (Needmore Road)Southern terminus of KY 3456
9.56315.390  KY 1422 east (Palma Road)Western terminus of KY 1422
10.46216.837  KY 95 north – Calvert CitySouthern terminus of KY 95
11.41318.367  KY 782 west (Griggstown Road)Eastern terminus of KY 782
12.061–
12.163
19.410–
19.574
   I-69 to I-24 – Mayfield, Calvert CityInterchange; I-69 (former Purchase Parkway) exit 47
12.33919.858  US 641 north – Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park, Land Between the Lakes Northern Extension, Kentucky Opry Theatre, Kentucky Shores Family Fun CenterWest end of US 641 overlap
Draffenville12.75520.527   US 641 south – Benton, MurrayEast end of US 641 overlap; access to Marshall County Hospital in Benton
14.50923.350  KY 58 west (Briensburg Road)Eastern terminus of KY 58
16.11525.935Moors Camp HighwayFormer KY 953
16.62726.759  KY 1462 west (Benton-Birmingham Road)Eastern terminus of KY 1462
16.67726.839Big Bear HighwayFormer KY 58 east
19.42031.253  KY 408 west (Egners Ferry Road)Eastern terminus of KY 408
20.64433.223Barge Island Road – Girl Scout camp, Camp Kum-Ba-Ya, Camp CurrieFormer KY 962 north
Fairdealing20.68133.283  KY 962 south (Old Olive Road)Northern terminus of KY 962
21.46934.551  KY 1364 south (Olive Creek Road)Northern terminus of KY 1364
28.04245.129  KY 402 west (Aurora Highway)Eastern terminus of KY 402
29.46247.414  KY 80 west – Murray, Kenlake Lodge and MarinaWest end of KY 80 overlap
Kentucky Lake30.056–
30.735
48.370–
49.463
Eggner's Ferry Bridge
TriggLand Between the Lakes33.27553.551The Trace – Grand Rivers, KY, Dover, TN
38.678–
39.266
62.246–
63.193
Bridge over Lake Barkley
Canton40.06764.482  KY 164 south (Linton Road) – Devil's Hill launching ramp, Calhoun Hill launching rampNorthern terminus of KY 164
40.90665.832   KY 1489 east (State Park Road) – Lake Barkley State Resort ParkWestern terminus of KY 1489; Lake Barkley State Park Airport near the east end of 1489
45.16172.680   KY 272 east (Old Canton Pike) to KY 1062 south (Maple Grove Road)Western terminus of KY 272
45.66273.486   KY 1489 west (Blue Springs Road) – Lake Barkley State Resort ParkEastern terminus of KY 1489; access to Lake Barkley State Park Airport
46.24874.429 
  US 68 Bus. east – Cadiz business district
Western terminus of Cadiz business route
46.75375.242  KY 1175 (Old Dover Road) – Cadiz
48.26877.680  KY 139 (South Road) – Cadiz
Cadiz50.63881.494 
   US 68 Bus. west (Main Street)
Eastern terminus of Cadiz business route
50.85881.848  KY 3468 east (Frontage Road No. 1)Western terminus of KY 3468; former alignment of US 68
53.64886.338  KY 3468 west (Frontage Road No. 1) – Trigg County MuseumEastern terminus of KY 3468; former alignment of US 68
53.88386.716   KY 1585 south (North Montgomery Road) / KY 276 west (Rocky Ridge Road)Northern terminus of KY 1585; eastern terminus of KY 276; 276 to the north, 1585 to the south
54.723–
54.857
88.068–
88.284
  I-24 – Nashville, PaducahInterchange; I-24 exit 65
54.99988.512  Herndon Road (KY 6054)
55.41989.188  KY 958 north (Barefield Road)Southern terminus of KY 958
58.16993.614  KY 128 north (Wallonia Road) – CeruleanSouthern terminus of KY 128
58.40693.995  KY 3186 east (Tobacco Road) – GraceyWestern terminus of KY 3186
ChristianGracey59.25095.354  KY 1026 (Gracey-Sinking Fork Road)
59.91196.417  KY 3186 west (Lester Road)Eastern terminus of KY 3186
61.46398.915  KY 1349 north (Quisenberry Lane)Southern terminus of KY 1349
65.648105.650    
      US 68 Byp. / US 68 Truck east / KY 1682 north (Eagle Way) to Pennyrile Parkway
Western terminus of bypass and truck routes; southern terminus of KY 1682; bypass/truck route to the south, 1682 to the north
Hopkinsville67.732109.004  KY 91 north (Princeton Road) – Princeton, Fredonia, MarionSouthern terminus of KY 91
67.933109.328  KY 109 north (Dawson Springs Road) – Dawson Springs, Pennyrile Forest State ParkWest end of KY 109 overlap
68.648110.478  KY 1007 (North Drive) – Community College, MSU Breathitt Veterinary Center
69.377111.651   US 41 / KY 107 south (South Main Street)West end of US 41 concurrency; southern terminus of one-way south section of US 41; 107 to the south, 41 comes in from the north
69.441111.754   US 41 / KY 107 north (South Virginia Street)West end of KY 107 overlap; 107 enters from the south; 41 north to the north, 41 south continues concurrent with 68
69.500111.849  KY 2544 south (South Liberty Street)Southern terminus of KY 2544; one way south; former alignment of 41 South
69.560111.946  KY 2544 north (South Clay Street)Southern terminus of KY 2544; one way north; former alignment of 41 North
69.680112.139  KY 107 north (South Campbell Street)East end of KY 107 overlap
69.765112.276 
  US 41 Alt. south (South Walnut Street)
Northern terminus of 41 Alt. Monteagle-Hopkinsville route
69.970112.606   US 41 / KY 109 south (East 9th Street) – PembrokeEast end of US 41 and KY 109 concurrencies
70.274–
70.426
113.095–
113.340
  I-169 – Fort Campbell, MadisonvilleInterchange; I-169 exit 9
71.225114.626  KY 1979 west (East 7th Street)Eastern terminus of KY 1979
71.289114.729Airport Road – Hopkinsville-Christian County Airport
73.160117.740  
   US 68 Byp. / US 68 Truck west (Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way)
Eastern terminus of bypass/truck routes
74.692120.205  KY 1716 north (Overby Lane)Southern terminus of KY 1716
77.384124.537  KY 1027 south (Rosetown Road)Northern terminus of KY 1027
78.782126.787 
  US 68 Alt. east (Jefferson Davis Road) – Fairview
Western terminus of US 68 Alt.
79.524127.981  KY 1843 (Vaughns Grove-Fairview Road) – Fairview
80.046128.822Britmart Road – Jefferson Davis Monument State Historic SiteFormer KY 1801
Todd80.481129.522 
  US 68 Alt. west (Jefferson Davis Road) – Fairview
Eastern terminus of US 68 Alt.
84.868136.582  KY 475 south (Tress Shop Road)Northern terminus of KY 475
86.110138.581 
  US 68 Bus. east – Elkton
Western terminus of Elkton business route
88.874143.029   KY 181 (North Main Street) – Elkton, Guthrie, Airport, Lake Malone State Park, Elkton Historic District, Birthplace of Robert Penn Warren
91.059146.545 
  US 68 Bus. west – Elkton
Eastern terminus of Elkton business route
94.073151.396  KY 1309 south – DaysvilleNorthern terminus of KY 1309
LoganRussellville97.524156.950  KY 1151 (Union Church Road)
102.873165.558  
    US 431 south / US 68 Bus. east (Hopkinsville Road) – Adairville, Clarksville, TN
Western terminus of Russellville business route; west end of US 431 overlap; 68 bus. straight ahead, 431 both ways
103.446166.480  KY 178 (Highland Lick Road)
104.454168.102  US 431 north – Lewisburg, Central City, Boy Scout camp, Lake Malone State ParkEast end of US 431 overlap
104.837168.719  KY 3519 south (North Main Street)Northern terminus of KY 3519
106.944172.110  KY 79 (Peyton Street / Morgantown Road)
108.671174.889  
    US 68 Bus. west / KY 100 east – Franklin, Airport
Eastern terminus of Russellville business route; western terminus of KY 100; 68 Bus. to the west, 100 to the south
109.404176.069Logan County High School
112.930181.743  KY 2369 south (Dennis-Corinth Road)Northern terminus of KY 2369
115.357185.649  KY 722 west (Duncans Chapel Road)Eastern terminus of KY 722
116.148186.922 
  US 68 Bus. east (West Main Street) – Auburn
Western terminus of Auburn business route
Auburn117.813189.602  KY 103 (Chandlers Road/North College Street) – Chandlers Chapel, Auburn
119.153191.758 
  US 68 Bus. west (Bowling Green Road) – Auburn business district
Eastern terminus of Auburn business route
121.085194.867  KY 73 (Cave Springs Road) – South Union, 1869 Shaker Tavern, Historic Franklin
122.334196.877  KY 1466 (Shakertown Road) – South Union Shaker Village
123.745199.148  KY 2349 south (Stamps Road)Northern terminus of KY 2349
Warren124.118199.749  KY 240 east (Petros Road)Western terminus of KY 240
127.000204.387  KY 242 east (Richpond-Rockfield Road) – RockfieldWestern terminus of KY 242
128.820207.316  KY 1083 north (Browning Road)Southern terminus of KY 1083
Bowling Green131.255211.234  KY 432 north (Blue Level Road)Southern terminus of KY 432
131.724211.989  Sweeney Lane (KY 6141 north)Southern terminus of KY 6141; unsigned
131.861–
132.007
212.210–
212.445
   I-165 to I-65 – Kentucky State Police, OwensboroInterchange; I-165 exit 7
132.123212.631  Adamson Drive (KY 6142 west)Eastern terminus of KY 6142; unsigned
133.133214.257    
     US 231 south (Campbell Lane) to I-65 / US 68 Bus. east (Russellville Road) to US 31W – Western Kentucky University
Western end of Bowling Green business route; west end of US 231 overlap; 231 both ways, 68 bus. straight ahead
134.615216.642      
     US 231 Bus. to US 31W / US 231 to I-165 – Western Kentucky University
Northern terminus of US 231 business route; east end of US 231 overlap
135.457217.997  KY 2665 (Glen Lily Road)
137.019220.511Old Barren River RoadFormer alignment of KY 1435 south
137.617221.473Old Barren River RoadFormer alignment of KY 1435 north
Bowling Green138.261222.510  KY 185 north (Gorden Avenue)Southern terminus of KY 185
138.570223.007  
    US 68 Bus. west (Kentucky Street) / KY 234 south (East 7th Avenue) – Western Kentucky University
Eastern terminus of Bowling Green business route; northern terminus of KY 234; 68 bus. to the west, 234 to the south
138.750223.296Depot Avenue – Historic Railpark and Train Museum
139.047223.774    US 31W south to I-65 south / Riverview Drive – Beech Bend ParkWest end of US 31W concurrency; Commonwealth Regional Specialty Hospital to the southeast via 31W, Beech Bend to the northwest via Riverview Drive
139.102–
139.198
223.863–
224.017
Bridge over the Barren River
140.499226.111  KY 3225 west (Old Louisville Road)Eastern terminus of KY 3225; former alignment of 31W
141.466227.667  KY 1402 east (Porter Pike)Western terminus of KY 1402
141.748228.121   KY 446 east (Interstate Drive) to I-65 – Louisville, Nashville, National Corvette MuseumWestern terminus of KY 446; interchange; 446 to the east, everything else turns north
142.462229.270  KY 957 north (Plum Springs Loop)Southern terminus of KY 957
144.781233.002  KY 526 west (Mount Olivet Road)Eastern terminus of KY 526
145.282233.809  US 31W northEast end of US 31W concurrency
   KY 3145 south to I-65Northern terminus of KY 3145; intersection opened July 6, 2017.
156.575251.983  I-65 south – NashvilleNo access from 68 to I-65 north or from I-65 south to 68; I-65 exit 36
158.195254.590   KY 101 (Smiths Grove-Scottsville Road) to I-65 – Smiths Grove
162.523261.555  KY 259 north (Hays Lodge Road)Southern terminus of KY 259
Barren164.365264.520  KY 2240 south (Merry Oaks-Ralton Road)Northern terminus of KY 2240
Bon Ayr167.203269.087  KY 255 (Bon Ayr Road / Park City-Bon Ayr Road)
169.258272.394  KY 685 (Beckon Road / Stovall Road)
171.115275.383  KY 2189 north (Park City-Glasgow Road)Southern terminus of KY 2189
Glasgow173.281278.869   
    KY 3600 south (Veterans Outer Loop) to Cumberland Parkway / US 68 Bus. east (New Bowling Green Road)
Northern terminus of KY 3600; western terminus of Glasgow business route; 3600 to the south, 68 Bus. to the east
174.558280.924   KY 90 (Happy Valley Road) – Cave CityGlasgow Municipal Airport to the northwest
176.493284.038   US 31E (North Jackson Highway)TJ Sampson Community Hospital to the south
178.780287.719   
    US 68 Bus. west (Edmonton Road) / KY 1519 south (Veterans Outer Loop) to Cumberland Parkway
Eastern terminus of Glasgow business route; northern terminus of KY 1519; 1519 to the south, business route to the west
178.959288.007  KY 740 north (Coral Hill Road)Southern terminus of KY 740
MetcalfeWisdom188.045302.629  KY 640 (Wisdom Road/Knob Lick-Wisdom Road)
191.771–
192.094
308.626–
309.145
  Cumberland Parkway – Bowling Green, SomersetInterchange; Cumberland Parkway exit 27
Edmonton192.631310.010  KY 3234 west (Old Glasgow Road)Eastern terminus of KY 3234; former route of US 68
194.088312.354  KY 861 west (Randolph Street)Eastern terminus of KY 861
194.953313.746  KY 163 south (South Main Street)Northern terminus of KY 163
195.393314.455  KY 80 east (North Main Street) – ColumbiaEast end of KY 80 overlap
196.261315.851  KY 3524 east (Industrial Road)Western terminus of KY 3524
196.340–
196.623
315.979–
316.434
  Cumberland Parkway – Somerset, Bowling GreenInterchange; Cumberland Parkway exit 29
196.726316.600  KY 1243 north (Knob Lick Road)Southern terminus of KY 1243
197.885318.465  KY 2399 east (AH Boston Road)Western terminus of KY 2399
199.394320.894  KY 544 east (Bridgeport-Keltner Road)Western terminus of KY 544
201.057323.570  KY 543 west (Toby Hill Road)Eastern terminus of KY 543
204.226328.670  KY 70 west (Sulphur Well-Knob Lick Road) – Cave CityWest end of KY 70 overlap
205.242330.305  KY 745 north (Mell Ridge Road)Southern terminus of KY 745
Green206.833332.865  KY 729 north (Little Barren Road)Southern terminus of KY 729
Exie210.983339.544  KY 487 southNorthern terminus of KY 487
212.506341.995  KY 218 west – Horse CaveEastern terminus of KY 218
218.361351.418  KY 61 south – Columbia, BurkesvilleWest end of KY 61 overlap
Greensburg218.575351.762Milby Street – Jane Crawford Memorial Hospital
218.698351.960Industrial RoadFormer KY 2189
219.402–
219.534
353.093–
353.306
Bridge over the Green River
219.792353.721  KY 417 east (East Columbia Avenue)Western terminus of KY 417
220.694355.173   KY 3535 south (Industrial Park Road) / KY 61 north – HodgenvilleNorthern terminus of KY 3535; west end of KY 61 overlap
223.035358.940  KY 793 westEastern terminus of KY 793
Taylor224.848361.858  KY 2764 west (Miller Road)Eastern terminus of KY 2764
226.097363.868  KY 883 north (Shiloh Road)Southern terminus of KY 883
227.266365.749Old US 68Former routing of US 68
Campbellsville228.793368.207  KY 323 (West Main Street / Friendship Pike)
229.688369.647   KY 55 south (New Columbia Road) / KY 210 west (Hodgenville Road) – Columbia, Battle of Tebb's Bend Monument, Green River Lake, HodgenvilleWest end of KY 55 overlap; eastern terminus of KY 210
230.452370.877Hoskins Avenue – Campbellsville University
230.505370.962  KY 323 south (South Columbia Avenue)Northern terminus of KY 323
230.625371.155   KY 70 east / KY 527 north (North Central Avenue)East end of KY 70 overlap; southern terminus of KY 527
230.568371.063   KY 289 north (Lebanon Avenue)Southern terminus of KY 289; access to Taylor Regional Hospital
231.348372.319  KY 658 east (Roberts Road)Western terminus of KY 658
232.049373.447  KY 1799 south (Airport Road) – Taylor County AirportNorthern terminus of KY 1799
Arista233.269375.410  KY 3211 west (Palestine Road)Eastern terminus of KY 3211
234.175376.868  KY 1834 east (Sportsman Lake Road)Western terminus of KY 1834
236.524380.648   KY 208 north / KY 744 (Spurlington Road/Newton Lane) – Spurlington, CalvarySouthern terminus of KY 208; 744 goes both ways
Marion242.151389.704  KY 412 west (Jessietown Road)West end of KY 412 overlap
242.852390.832  KY 412 east (East Calvary Road)East end of KY 412 overlap
244.994394.280  KY 289 southNorthern terminus of KY 289
246.978397.473  KY 2741 west (McElroy Pike)Eastern terminus of KY 2741
246.978397.473Old US 68 /   KY 426 west (Miller Pike)Eastern terminus of KY 426
247.713398.655  KY 2154 (Adam Hughes Memorial Highway / Veterans Memorial Highway)
Lebanon249.039400.789   KY 55 north (West Walnut Street)East end of KY 55 overlap; access to Spring View Hospital
249.242401.116   KY 49 / KY 52 west (South Proctor Knott Avenue / North Proctor Knott Avenue)49 both ways; 52 to the north; west end of KY 52 overlap
249.355401.298  
   KY 55 Spur north (North Spalding Avenue) to KY 55
Southern terminus of KY 55 spur
250.368402.928  KY 2154 north (Corporate Drive)Southern terminus of KY 2154
251.205404.275  KY 1404 north (Barbers Mill Road)Southern terminus of KY 1404
251.801405.234  KY 1195 north (Short Line Pike)Southern terminus of KY 1195
256.498412.794Old KY 68 LoopFormer alignment of US 68
260.480419.202  KY 243 south (Gravel Switch Road) – Gravel Switch, BradfordsvilleNorthern terminus of KY 243
Boyle263.821424.579  KY 34 east (Lebanon Road) – LebanonWestern terminus of KY 34
266.184428.382  KY 1894 south (Brumfield Road)Northern terminus of KY 1894
Perryville266.184428.382  US 150 west (West 2nd Street) – Springfield, Perryville Battlefield State Historic SiteWest end of US 150 overlap
268.348431.864    KY 1856 south (South Bragg Street) / US 150 / KY 52 east (East 2nd Street) – DanvilleNorthern terminus of KY 1856; east end of US 150 and KY 52 overlaps
271.462436.876  KY 1941 west (Martin Road)Eastern terminus of KY 1941
Mercer272.295438.216  KY 1822 east (Quirks Run Road)Western terminus of KY 1822
Harrodsburg278.229447.766  KY 152 west (Mooreland Avenue) – SpringfieldWest end of KY 152 overlap
278.431448.091  US 127 south (South College Street) – DanvilleWest end of US 127 overlap
278.431448.091Fort Harrod Street – Old Fort Harrod State Park
278.710448.540  US 127 north (North College Street) / West Lexington Street – Lawrenceburg, Old Fort Harrod State ParkEast end of US 127 overlap; state park to the west, 127 to the north
279.126449.210  KY 152 east (Cane Run Street) – Burgin, Herrington LakeEast end of KY 152 overlap
280.070450.729   
  US 127 Byp.
281.893453.663  KY 1343 north (Curry Pike)Southern terminus of KY 1343
286.131460.483  KY 33 south (Shakertown Road) – Burgin, Herrington Lake, Danville, Shaker VillageWest end of KY 33 overlap; Shaker Village to the north
Kentucky River291.672–
291.790
469.401–
469.590
Brooklyn Bridge
Jessamine293.245471.932  KY 33 north (Pekin Pike) – VersaillesEast end of KY 33 overlap
293.907472.997  KY 1268 south (Jewell Road) – Wilmore, Asbury UniversityNorthern terminus of KY 1268
Wilmore296.178476.652  KY 29 south (Lexington Road) – Wilmore, Asbury UniversityWest end of KY 29 overlap
296.823477.690  KY 29 north (Wilmore Road) – NicholasvilleEast end of KY 29 overlap
298.948481.110  KY 169 (Keene Road) – Nicholasville
301.048484.490  KY 3375 (Catnip Hill Road / West Catnip Hill Road) – Springhouse Gardens
302.806487.319  KY 1980 east (Brannon Road)Western terminus of KY 1980
FayetteLexington304.424489.923  KY 1267 south (Military Pike)Northern terminus of KY 1269
305.425491.534Man o' War Boulevard
306.773–
306.993
493.703–
494.057
  KY 4 (New Circle Road)Diverging diamond interchange; KY 4 exit 2
309.949498.815  US 27 south (Bolivar Street) – University of KentuckyWest end of US 27 concurrency
310.169499.169  US 60 east (West Maxwell Street)60 joins from the west; west end of US 60 concurrency
310.352499.463  US 60 west (West High street) – Rupp ArenaWest end of US 60 west concurrency
310.601499.864    US 25 south / US 60 east / US 421 south (West Vine Street) – Ashland (Henry Clay estate), Cheapside ParkEast end of US 60 concurrency; west end of US 25 and US 421 concurrency
310.663499.964   US 25 / US 421 north (West Main Street)East end of US 25/US 421 concurrency
312.433502.812  KY 4 (East New Circle Road / West New Circle Road)
313.490–
313.621
504.513–
504.724
   I-75 / I-64 – Knoxville, Ashland, Cincinnati, LouisvilleInterchange; I-75/I-64 exit 113
316.011508.570  Johnston Road (KY 3367 east)Western terminus of KY 3367; unsigned
316.731509.729  KY 1973 north (Ironworks Pike)West end of KY 1973 overlap
318.244512.164  KY 1973 south (Muir Station Road)East end of KY 1973 overlap
BourbonParis320.861516.376  KY 1939 north (Hutchison Road)Southern terminus of KY 1939
326.345525.201  KY 1939 (Bethlehem Road/Hume Bedford Pike)
326.505525.459 
   US 68 Bus. (South Main Street)
West end of Paris business route; Bourbon Community Hospital straight ahead at the other end of the business route
328.053527.950  US 460 (Georgetown Road) – Paris, Georgetown
328.471528.623  US 27 north (Cynthiana Road) – CynthianaEast end of US 27 concurrency
330.622532.085  
   US 68 Bus. west (Millersburg Road) to US 460 east
West end of Paris business route
330.703532.215  KY 1940 north (Ruddles Mill Road) – Ruddels MillsSouthern terminus of KY 1940
337.438543.054  KY 1893 west (Millersburg-Ruddles Mill Road) – Ruddels MillsEastern terminus of KY 1893
Millersburg338.624544.963  KY 1879 north (Millersburg-Cynthiana Road) – CynthianaSouthern terminus of KY 1879
Nicholas339.718546.723  KY 386 south (Carpenter Pike)Northern terminus of KY 386
341.425549.470  KY 648 west (Walnut Grove Road)Eastern terminus of KY 648
341.738549.974  KY 36 east (Concrete Road)West end of KY 36 overlap
342.741551.588   KY 32 / KY 36 west (East Headquarters Road) – CynthianaEast end of KY 36 overlap; west end of KY 32 overlap
343.699553.130  KY 1244 north (Barterville Road)Southern terminus of KY 1244
343.851553.375  KY 32 east (Old Paris Road) – CarlisleEast end of KY 32 overlap
344.977555.187  KY 1455 south (Lake Road) – Carlisle, 4-H Camp, Lake CarnicoWest end of KY 1455 overlap
345.714556.373  KY 1455 north (Mt. Mariah Road)East end of KY 1455 overlap
347.960559.987  KY 606 west (Suggs Road)Eastern terminus of KY 606
349.547562.541  KY 1244 north (Old Maysville Road)Southern terminus of KY 1244
350.690–
350.790
564.381–
564.542
Bridge over the Licking River
Robertson351.377565.486Main Park Road – Blue Licks Battlefield State Park
351.767566.114Main Park Road – Blue Licks Battlefield State Park
352.425567.173  KY 165 north (Blue Lick Pike) – Mt. OlivetWest end of KY 165 overlap
Fleming354.004569.714  KY 2505 north (Mt. Pleasant Road)Southern terminus of KY 2505
355.832572.656  KY 165 south (Ewing Road) – FlemingsburgEast end of KY 165 overlap
Mason360.102579.528  KY 560 south (Metcalf Mill Road)Northern terminus of KY 560
361.767582.208  KY 2517 north (Main Street)Southern terminus of KY 2517
362.718583.738  KY 324 (Helena Road / Raymond Road) – Mayslick, Sardis, Wedonia
363.203584.519  KY 2517 south (Main Street) – MayslickNorthern terminus of KY 2517
364.121585.996  KY 2514 northSouthern terminus of KY 2514
365.849588.777  KY 2514 southNorthern terminus of KY 2514
Maysville368.344592.792 
  US 68 Bus. east – Washington
Western terminus of Maysville business route
371.766598.299    KY 9 (AA Hwy.) south / KY 10 east – Maysville
372.755599.891    KY 9 (AA Hwy.) north / KY 10 west – Brooksville
375.030603.552  KY 3056 (Jersey Ridge Road / Germantown Road)
375.790604.775  KY 8 – Augusta, MaysvilleInterchange
Ohio River375.980–
376.392
605.081–
605.744
William H. Harsha Bridge
OhioBrownAberdeen   US 52 east / US 62 west – Aberdeensouth end of US 52 / US 62 overlap
Ripley  US 52 westnorth end of US 52 overlap
Redoak  US 62 east – Russellvillenorth end of US 62 overlap
  SR 125 east – Russellvillesouth end of SR 125 overlap
  SR 125 west – Georgetown Business Districtnorth end of SR 125 overlap
GeorgetownMount Orab Pike (C-30A) - Georgetown Business District
Mount Orab  SR 774 west
  SR 32 – Cincinnati, Jacksoninterchange
Fivemile  SR 286
Chasetown  SR 131
Fayetteville  US 50
  SR 123 – Blanchester
Clinton  SR 251 south – St. Martin, Chatfield College
  SR 28 – Blanchester, New Vienna, Martinsville
  SR 350 – Clarksville, Cubainterchange
Wilmington  SR 134 south / to Airborne Road – Martinsville, Lynchburgsouth end of SR 134 overlap
  SR 730 south (West Truesdell Street)
    US 22 east / SR 3 east (East Main Street) to SR 73 east – Wilmington College
     US 22 west / SR 3 west (West Locust Street) to SR 73 west / I-71 south
  SR 134 north (Lorish Avenue)north end of SR 134 overlap
   SR 73 to I-71 – Waynesville, Hillsborointerchange
  I-71 – Cincinnati, ColumbusI-71 exit 50
GreeneXenia  US 35 – Dayton, Washington CHinterchange
  SR 380 south (South Detroit Street)south end of SR 380 overlap
  
   US 42 / US 35 Bus. (Main Street)
north end of SR 380 overlap
  SR 235 north – Fairborn, WPAFB
Yellow Springs  SR 343 east – Clifton, John Bryan State Park
Clark  CR 794 (Clark County Road 794) – Springfield Airportformer SR 794
Fairfield Pikeat-grade intersection; south end of freeway
  I-70 – Dayton, ColumbusI-70 exit 52
Sugar Grove   US 40 / SR 4 – Dayton, Springfield
  SR 41 – Troy, Springfield
  SR 334 east / River Road – Springfield
ClarkChampaign
county line
BowlusvilleCounty Line Road
ChampaignSpringfield-Urbana Pikeat-grade intersection; north end of freeway
Urbana  SR 55 west
   US 36 / SR 29 (Miami Street / Scioto Street)traffic circle
  SR 296
  SR 507 east – Ohio Caverns
LoganWest Liberty  SR 245 – Ohio Caverns
  SR 508 west – DeGraff
Bellefontaine   SR 47 east (North Madriver Street) / SR 540 east (Sandusky Avenue)
  SR 47 west (Sandusky Avenue)south end of SR 47 west overlap (southbound only)
  To SR 47 east / Rush Avenuenorth end of SR 47 west overlap (southbound only)
  US 33 – Huntsville, Russells Point, Marysvilleinterchange
  SR 638 north – Belle Center
  SR 274 – Huntsville, Rushsylvania
  SR 273 – Belle Center, Mount Victory
HardinKenton   SR 53 north / SR 67 west (West Espy Street)south end of SR 67 overlap; southern terminus of SR 53
  SR 309 (West Franklin Street)
  SR 67 east (West Columbus Street)north end of SR 67 overlap
  SR 31 south (West Carrol Street)
  SR 701 west – Blanchard
Dunkirk  SR 81
Hancock  US 30 – Fort Wayne, Mansfieldinterchange
Arlington  SR 103 (Main Cross Street)
  SR 15 east / South Main Street – Findlay, Careysouth end of SR 15 overlap
FindlayLima Avenue - Findlay, Airportinterchange; former US 25
   I-75 / SR 15 west – Dayton, Toledonorth end of SR 15 overlap; I-75 exit 156
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

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ReferencesEdit

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