Indiana State Road 48

State Road 48 marker

State Road 48
Route information
Maintained by INDOT
Length: 62.426 mi[1] (100.465 km)
Existed: October 1, 1926[2] – present
Western segment
Length: 29.963 mi[1] (48.221 km)
West end: SR 63 in Fairbanks

US 41 / US 150 in Shelburn

SR 23 in North Liberty
East end: US 231 / SR 67 / SR 157 in Worthington
Central segment
Length: 5.991 mi[1] (9.642 km)
West end: SR 43 in Whitehall
East end: SR 37 / SR 45 in Bloomington
Eastern segment
Length: 26.472 mi[1] (42.603 km)
West end: SR 229 in Napoleon
East end: US 50 in Lawrenceburg
Counties: Clay, Dearborn, Greene, Monroe, Owen, Ripley, Sullivan
Highway system
SR 47SR 49

State Road 48 (SR 48) in the U.S. State of Indiana is an eastwest state highway running through southern Indiana. It has three distinct and separate sections. The western terminus of SR 48 is at State Road 63 and the eastern terminus at U.S. Route 50.

Route description

Western section

The western section begins at SR 63 and heads east towards Jasonville. Passing through Shelburn at an intersection with U.S. Route 41 (US 41) and U.S. Route 150 (US 150). East of Jasonville SR 48 heads east towards Worthington. Northwest of Worthington SR 48 ends at State Road 157.[3]

Middle section

The middle section of SR 48 begins at an intersection with State Road 43 and SR 48 heads east towards Bloomington. The eastern terminus of this section is at an interchange with Indiana State Road 37 (SR 37) and State Road 45 (SR 45) in Bloomington.[4]

Eastern section

The eastern section begins at an intersection with State Road 229 and SR 48 heads east from that intersection. SR 48 passes through intersection with State Road 129, State Road 101, and State Road 148 before entering Lawrenceburg. In Lawrenceburg SR 48 has an intersection with US 50, this intersection is the eastern terminus of SR 48.[5]

Major intersections

SullivanFairbanks0.0000.000 SR 63 Graysville, FairbanksWestern terminus of SR 48
Shelburn7.00011.265 US 41 / US 150 Terre Haute, Sullivan, Vincennes
ClayCoalmont15.90825.601 SR 159 north CoalmontSouthern terminus of SR 159
GreeneJasonville19.53031.430 SR 59 Linton, Clay City
Worthington29.96348.221 SR 157 Coal CityEastern terminus of the western section of SR 48
Gap in route
MonroeRichland Township29.96448.222 SR 43 Spencer, SR 54Western terminus of middle section of SR 48
Bloomington35.95457.862 SR 37 / SR 45 Indianapolis, BedfordEastern terminus of middle section SR 48
Gap in route
RipleyNapoleon35.95557.864 SR 229 Napoleon, BatesvilleWestern terminus of Eastern section
Delaware Township39.86364.153 SR 129 Batesville, Delaware
Franklin Township46.57074.947 SR 101 Milan, Sunman
DearbornAurora56.67891.214 SR 148 east Aurora
Lawrenceburg62.426100.465 US 50 Lawrenceburg, AuroraEastern terminus of SR 48
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also


  1. 1 2 3 4 5 Indiana Department of Transportation (July 2015). Reference Post Book (PDF). Indianapolis: Indiana Department of Transportation. Retrieved October 15, 2016.
  2. "Road Numbers to Be Changed". The Hancock-Democrat. The Indianapolis News. September 30, 1926. Retrieved June 9, 2016 via
  3. Google (2011-03-24). "overview map of the western section of SR 48" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2011-03-24.
  4. Google (2011-03-24). "overview map of the middle section of SR 48" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2011-03-24.
  5. Google (2011-03-24). "overview map of the eastern section of SR 48" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2011-03-24.
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