Indiana State Road 62

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State Road 62

SR 62 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by INDOT
Length203.823 mi[1] (328.021 km)
ExistedOctober 1, 1926[2]–present
Major junctions
West end IL 141 on the Wabash Memorial Bridge at the Illinois state line
Major intersections
East end SR 262 at Dillsboro
CountryUnited States
CountiesClark, Crawford, Dearborn, Floyd, Harrison, Jefferson, Perry, Posey, Ripley, Spencer, Vanderburgh, Warrick
Highway system
  • Indiana State Highway System
SR 61 SR 63

State Road 62 (SR 62) in the U.S. state of Indiana is an east–west route that travels 204 miles (328 km) from the Illinois state line in the southwest corner of Indiana to the Louisville, Kentucky area, then northeast toward the Cincinnati, Ohio area.

Route description

View along SR 62 facing west approaching the Wabash Memorial Bridge

SR 62 begins at the Wabash Memorial Bridge over the Wabash River between New Haven, Illinois and Posey County. It travels through Mount Vernon, Indiana and then becomes a divided highway as it approaches Evansville. Within Evansville, SR 62 forms part of the Lloyd Expressway, a divided expressway-grade highway that serves as a major east-west traffic artery through the city. The expressway contains a mix of intersections and interchanges. Nearly halfway through the city, the expressway meets US 41 and SR 62 leaves the expressway, running north concurrently with US 41 and SR 66. At Morgan Avenue, SR 62 turns east and leaves Evansville.

East of Evansville, the four lane divided road continues to Chandler and then on to Boonville. It then becomes a two-lane road. For much of its trip through Spencer, Perry, Crawford, Harrison, and western Floyd counties, it is narrow, winding, and hilly.

SR 62 travels concurrently with I-64 and I-265, bypassing the cities of New Albany, Clarksville, and Jeffersonville. The highway then turns to the northeast, serving the cities of Charlestown, Hanover, then having a junction at SR 56, and Madison before ending at SR 262 just south of US 50 at Dillsboro.

The highway forms part of the Lincoln Heritage Trail.


Western terminus of SR 62, at the Wabash Memorial Bridge on the Wabash River

In the pre-Interstate era, SR 62 between Evansville and New Albany was also part of US 460, a heavily traveled route between St. Louis, Missouri and Louisville, Kentucky before I-64 supplanted it as a through route.

Before the extension of I-265, SR 62 traveled directly through the cities of New Albany, Clarksville, and Jeffersonville.

Lloyd Expressway

West of US 41, SR 62 is known as the Lloyd Expressway within Vanderburgh County. It is named in honor of former Mayor Russell G. Lloyd, Sr. who was assassinated after leaving office in 1980. Evansville residents use the term "expressway" loosely due to the large number of stoplights along the Evansville stretch of the route. It is usually referred to simply as "the Lloyd".

The road was built in various stages and officially opened on July 19, 1988. The west section of the expressway was completed in the 1950s with plans to continue it east at a later date as funding became available. The $160 million expressway supplants the old Division Street/Pennsylvania Avenue corridor through the city, allowing drivers to travel from one end of the city to the other with much greater ease.[3]

Major intersections

PoseyBlack Township0.000.00
IL 141 west – New Haven
Western terminus at Wabash Memorial Bridge
Mount Vernon5.428.72
SR 69 south
Western end of SR 69 concurrency
SR 69 north – Griffin
Eastern terminus of SR 69 concurrency

US 41 south / SR 66 east – Tell City, Henderson
Southern end of US 41 and SR 66 concurrences; known as the Lloyd Expressway from this interchange to the Posey County line

US 41 north / SR 66 west – Vincennes, New Harmony
Northern end of US 41 and SR 66 concurrences; between I-69 and US 41, this stretch is known as Morgan Avenue.
33.7154.25 I-69 – Evansville, Indianapolis
SR 261 south – Newburgh
Northern terminus of SR 261
SR 61 south
Western end of SR 61 concurrency
SR 61 north – Petersburg
Eastern end of SR 61 concurrency
Skelton Township50.3881.08
SR 161 south – Richland City
Western end of SR 161 concurrency
SR 161 north – Tennyson
Eastern end of SR 161 concurrency
SpencerJackson Township59.2695.37
US 231 south – Chrisney
Southern end of US 213 concurrency
SR 162 east – Santa Claus
Western terminus of SR 162
US 231 north – Huntingburg
Northern end of US 231 concurrency

SR 68 west – Lynnville
Eastern terminus of SR 68
Carter Township68.71110.58
SR 245 south – Santa Claus
Northern terminus of SR 245 (spur to Holiday World & Splashin' Safari)
Harrison Township73.85118.85 SR 162 – Santa Claus, Ferdinand
SR 545 south – Troy
Northern terminus of the southern segment of SR 545
PerryClark Township86.58139.34 SR 145 – Birdseye
St. Croix92.77149.30 SR 37 – Tell City

SR 66 west to SR 237 north – Derby, English
Western end of SR 66 concurrency
SR 66 east – Marengo
Eastern end of SR 66 concurrency
HarrisonWhite Cloud116.01186.70
SR 462 south
Northern terminus of SR 462 (spur to Harrison-Crawford State Forest)
Corydon122.99197.93 SR 135 – Mauckport, Salem
SR 337 north – Depauw
Northern end of SR 337 concurrency
SR 337 south
Southern end of SR 337 concurrency
FloydGeorgetown Township136.53219.72 SR 11Northern terminus of the southern segment of SR 11

I-64 west / SR 64 west – EvansvilleGeorgetown
Western end of I-64 concurrency; eastern terminus of SR 64
Floyds Knobs140.97226.87119
US 150 west – Greenville
Western end of US 150 concurrency
New Albany144.69232.86121

I-64 east / I-265 east / US 150 east – New Albany, Louisville
Eastern end of I-64 and US 150 concurrencies; western end of I-265 concurrency; western terminus of I-265; I-64 exit 121; I-265 exit 0
ClarkJeffersonville150.90242.857 I-65 – Indianapolis, Louisville
I-265 east
Eastern end of I-265 concurrency
SR 3 north – Charlestown
Southern terminus of SR 3
county line
township line
SR 362 west
Eastern terminus of SR 362
SR 356 west
Eastern terminus of SR 356
SR 56 west – Scottsburg
Western end of SR 56 concurrency
188.60303.52 SR 256 – Austin, MadisonEastern terminus of SR 256
Madison192.57309.91 SR 7 – Madison, North Vernon
195.24314.21 US 421 / SR 56 – Madison, VersaillesRoundabout; Eastern end of SR 56 concurrency
Jefferson Proving Ground200.58322.80
SR 250 west
Western end of SR 250 concurrency
SR 250 east
Eastern end of SR 250 concurrency
RipleyCross Plains212.23341.55
SR 129 south
Southern end of SR 129 concurrency
SR 129 north
Northern end of SR 129 concurrency
SR 262 to US 50
Eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ Indiana Department of Transportation (July 2015). Reference Post Book (PDF). Indianapolis: Indiana Department of Transportation. SR 62. Retrieved July 13, 2016.
  2. ^ "Road Numbers to Be Changed". The Hancock-Democrat. The Indianapolis News. September 30, 1926. Retrieved June 9, 2016 – via
  3. ^ "Driving Division was frustrating, scary". Evansville Courier & Press. Archived from the original on September 27, 2007. Retrieved April 7, 2007.

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