Kentucky Route 402

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Kentucky Route 402

KY 402 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by KYTC
Length16.859 mi[1] (27.132 km)
Major junctions
West end KY 58 northwest of Brewers
Major intersections
East end US 68 west of Aurora
CountryUnited States
Highway system
KY 401 KY 403

Kentucky Route 402 (KY 402) is a 16.859-mile-long (27.132 km) state highway in the U.S. state of Kentucky. The highway connects mostly rural areas of Marshall County with Hardin.

Route description

KY 402 begins at an intersection with KY 58 (Brewers Highway / Mayfield Highway) northwest of Brewers, within the southwestern part of Marshall County. It travels to the southeast and travels through Brewers, where it intersects the northern terminus of KY 1836 (Duncan Creek Road). The highway curves to the east-southeast and intersects the southern terminus of KY 1522 (Soldier Creek Road). It curves to the east-northeast and intersects the northern terminus of KY 299 (Kirksey Highway) and then the southern terminus of KY 2606 (Jackson School Road) in rapid succession. It begins heading in a due east direction and intersects the southern terminus of KY 1311 (Slickback Road). KY 402 crosses over the South Fork Soldier Creek and intersects the southern terminus of KY 1949 (Wadesboro Road South). It crosses over Martins Creek and enters Hardin. It curves to the east-northeast and intersects U.S. Route 641 (US 641). The highway passes Pace Cemetery and intersects KY 1824 (Murray Highway). It has a second crossing of Martins Creek and intersects the northern terminus of KY 905 (Commerce Street). It crosses over Clarks River and curves to the southeast. After intersecting the southern terminus of KY 962 (Old Olive Road), it curves to the east-northeast. It intersects the southern terminus of KY 1364 (Olive Creek Road). It crosses over Jonathan Creek. The highway crosses over Clear Creek and heads to the east-northeast. A short distance later, it meets its eastern terminus, an intersection with US 68.[1]


Between August 1985 and February 1990, KY 402 was a designation of the Bert T. Combs Mountain Parkway, which is now designated in one section as KY 9000 and in another section as KY 9009. Until November 1982, KY 402 was a designation of the road from Flemingsburg to Beechburg; this is now part of KY 3301.

Major intersections

The entire route is in Marshall County.

0.0000.000 KY 58 (Brewers Highway / Mayfield Highway)Western terminus
KY 1836 south (Duncan Creek Road)
Northern terminus of KY 1836
KY 1522 north (Soldier Creek Road)
Southern terminus of KY 1522
KY 299 south (Kirksey Highway)
Northern terminus of KY 299
KY 2606 north (Jackson School Road)
Southern terminus of KY 2606
KY 1311 north (Slickback Road)
Southern terminus of KY 1311
KY 1949 north (Wadesboro Road South)
Southern terminus of KY 1949
Hardin8.07612.997 US 641 – Murray, Benton
8.47213.634 KY 1824 (Murray Highway)
KY 905 south (Commerce Street)
Northern terminus of KY 905
KY 962 north (Old Olive Road)
Southern terminus of KY 962
KY 1364 north (Olive Creek Road)
Southern terminus of KY 1364
US 68 to KY 80 – Hopkinsville
Eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ a b c Division of Planning (n.d.). "Official Milepoint Route Log Extract (Marshall County)". Highway Information System. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. Retrieved June 18, 2016.