Monday, June 13, 2011

Indiana State Road 62

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Indiana State Road 62

Indiana State Road 62 begins on the Illinois Border  as Illinois State Road 141crosses th e Wabash River into Indiana. The highway traverses about 228 miles through southern Indiana and ends at an intersection with US Route 50 near Dillsboro, Indiana. Indiana State Road 62 crosses Posey, Warrick, Spencer, Dubois, Perry, Crawford, Harrison, Floyd, Clark, Jefferson, Switzerland, Ripley, and Dearborn  Counties.

Indiana State Road 62 in Floyd County
Length - About 13.8 Miles
Indiana State Road 62 enters Floyd County from Harrison County about 10 miles from its intersection with Indiana State Road 135 in Corydon. About 3.8 miles northeast of this point Indiana State Road 62 intersects, and joins, Interstate 64 at MM 119. Indiana State Road 62 follows Interstate 64 for 3.7 miles, leaving it at the border of New Albany. At MM 121 it follows Interstate 265 for 11.3 miles where it leaves Floyd County and enters Clark County.

Indiana State Road 62 in Clark County
Length - Approximately 34 miles
Indiana State Road 62 enters Clark County from Harrison County about 11 miles from its intersection with Indiana State Road 135 in Corydon, Indiana. About 1 mile east of the county line 62 intersects Indiana State Road 11 as it comes in from the east. About 3 miles northwest Indiana State Road 62 intersects Interstate 64 and Indiana State Road 64 near New Albany and has access to the Interstate via Exit 118 and the two highways follow the same course for 3.4 miles. Interstate 64/Indiana State Road 62 intersect US Route 150 at Exit 119. 2.1 miles further east Interstate 64/Indiana State Road 62 meet Interstate 265 at Exit 121 in Clarksville and Indiana State Road 62 breaks away from Interstate 64 and follows Interstate 265 for about 5.5 miles. Indiana 62 departs Interstate 265 in Jeffersonville and travels northeast for 11.2 miles to an intersection with Indiana State Road 3 in Charlestown. About 15.3 miles to the northeast Indiana State Road 62 exits Clark County and enters Jefferson County. The highway passes through Jeffersonville, Charlestown and New Washington in Clark County.

Indiana State Road 62 in Jefferson County
Length - About 31.7 miles
Indiana State Road 62 enters Jefferson County from Clark County about 15.2 miles from its intersection with Indiana State Road 3 in Charlestown, Indiana. About 7.2 miles north of the the county line it intersects Indiana State Road 56 which it follows for 5.2 miles until it branches north on the western side of Madison, Indiana where it becomes Clifty Drive. About 3 miles from this point Indiana State Road 62 passes the north entrance for Clifty Falls State Park. About 1.1 miles east of the Park Indiana State Road 62 intersects Indiana State Road 7. About 2.7 miles east of this intersection Indiana State Road 62 intersects US Route 421. About 5.3 miles northeast of US Route 421 Indiana State Road 62 intersects Indiana State Road 250. The roads run concurrently for 7.4 miles. Indiana State Road 62 exits Jefferson County and enters Ripley County about 3.4 miles northeast of this intersection.

Indiana State Road 62 in Switzerland County
Length - About .5 miles
Indiana State Road 62 just touches the northwest corner of Switzerland County as it joins Indiana State Road 129. The two highways run in conjunction until both leave the Switzerland/Jefferson County Line and enter Ripley County.

Indiana State Road 62 in Ripley County
Indiana State Road 62 loops through southeastern Ripley County, entering the county about one mile southwest of its intersection with Indiana State Road 129, which it follows for about 2.5 miles. It leaves Ripley County about 5.6 miles northeast of this intersection and enters Dearborn County, after going through Friendship, Indiana.

Indiana State Road 62 in Dearborn County
Indiana State Road 62 enters Dearborn County about seven miles southwest of Dillsboro, Indiana from Ripley County. It ends at an intersection with US Route 50 just east of Dillsboro after passing through the town.


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