Kentucky Route 155

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Kentucky Route 155

Taylorsville Road, Taylorsville Lake Road
KY 155 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by KYTC
Length20.788 mi[1] (33.455 km)
Major junctions
South end KY 55 / KY 1663 in Elk Creek
Major intersections I-265 / KY 841 near Jeffersontown
I-264 in Louisville
North end US 31E / US 150 in Louisville
CountryUnited States
CountiesJefferson, Spencer
Highway system
KY 154 KY 156

Kentucky Route 155 (KY 155) is a 20.788-mile-long (33.455 km) state highway in the U.S. state of Kentucky. The route originates at a junction with U.S. Route 31E and US 150 (Bardstown Road) in Louisville, Kentucky. On the other side of intersection, KY 155 becomes a local road called Trevilian Way. KY 155 continues through several Louisville suburbs to Jeffersontown, Kentucky and into Spencer County, where it eventually merges with Kentucky Route 55 a few miles north of Taylorsville, Kentucky.

It is known locally as Taylorsville Road from its northern terminus until a junction with Kentucky Route 148 in Jefferson County, where it is known as Taylorsville Lake Road until reaching its southern terminus. Despite what its two local names would suggest, KY 155 itself does not actually reach either Taylorsville Lake or Taylorsville, but through connecting roads it is the primary non-interstate link between Louisville and both of those locations.

It is 4 to 6 lanes through much of Jefferson County, and is a major thoroughfare connecting Louisville's inner east side neighborhoods with suburban shopping and business areas, such as the Hurstbourne Parkway corridor. It interchanges with both I-264 and I-265.


KY 155's history is relatively lengthy, the intersection with Bardstown Road (once called the Bardstown Turnpike) was originally known as Doup's Point, the home of a major Louisville family. In 1848 legislation was passed authorizing the construction of a spur route from the Bardstown Turnpike near Doup's Point to Taylorsville, by way of Jeffersontown. The route, initially called the Louisville and Taylorsville Pike, was completed by the late 19th century and was expanded to 4 lanes in the 1960s.[2] In the early 1990s, as a part of improvements to I-264 and its interchanges, KY 155 was widened to 6 lanes south of the interchange and local access roads were built parallel to it, to provide easier access for residents whose driveways had previously opened onto the highway.

Major intersections

SpencerElk Creek0.0000.000
KY 55 / KY 1633 south – Taylorsville, Shelbyville
Southern terminus
KY 3192 south – Wilsonville
Northern terminus of KY 3192
KY 1531 south (Routt Road)
South end of KY 1531 overlap

KY 148 east / KY 1531 north (Taylorsville Road) – Finchville
Sorth end of KY 1531 overlap
8.95014.404Hatmaker Trail (KY 2265 south)

I-265 / KY 841 to I-64 / I-65
I-265 exit 23
KY 913 north (Blankenbaker Parkway)
Southern terminus of KY 913
Jeffersontown13.27121.358 KY 1819 (Ruckriegel Parkway)
LouisvilleJeffersontown line15.64225.173
KY 1747 (South Hurstbourne Parkway) to I-64
Louisville17.83728.706 KY 1932 (Breckenridge Lane)
18.95130.499 I-264 (Watterson Expressway)I-264 exit 17
19.34831.138Dutchmans Lane (KY 2048 north)
20.78833.455 US 31E / US 150 (Bardstown Road)Northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also


  1. ^ a b Commonwealth of Kentucky. "Official DMI Route Log". Retrieved 27 December 2012.
  2. ^ "Seneca Gardens history". Archived from the original on 2007-03-17. Retrieved 2007-04-08.

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