Indiana State Road 545

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State Road 545 marker

State Road 545
Route information
Maintained by INDOT
Length24.975 mi[1] (40.193 km)
Southern segment
Length13.916 mi[1] (22.396 km)
South end SR 66 in Troy
North end SR 62 in St. Meinrad
Northern segment
Length11.059 mi[1] (17.798 km)
South end SR 164 in Celestine
North end SR 56 in Columbia Township
Highway system
SR 526SR 550
St. Boniface's Catholic Church, located along State Road 545 at Fulda

State Road 545 is a discontinuous route consisting of a northern section and a southern section.

The southern section connects State Road 66 (SR 66) at the town of Troy to State Road 62 in Saint Meinrad; this section is very scenic, winding and narrow.

The northern section connects State Road 164 (SR 164) with State Road 56 (SR 56) in eastern Dubois County, passing the town of Dubois.

Route description[edit]

Southern section[edit]

From the southern terminus SR 545 heads north. Then SR 545 turns northeast towards Fulda. After Fulda, SR 545 heads northeast towards St. Meinrad.[2]

Northern section[edit]

From the southern terminus of the northern section SR 545 heads northeast, then back northwest towards Dubois. From Dubois SR 545 heads due north towards SR 56; this section of the highway is named for Indiana State Representative Dennis Heeke, who lobbied for the extension of the route from the town of Dubois south to SR 164.[3]

Major intersections[edit]

CountyLocationmi[1]kmDestinationsNotes
PerryTroy0.0000.000 SR 66Southern terminus of SR 545
SpencerHuff Township13.91622.396 SR 62Northern terminus of the southern terminus of SR 545
Gap in route
DuboisCelestine13.91722.397 SR 164 – Wickliffe, JasperSouthern terminus of the northern section of SR 545
Columbia Township24.97540.193 SR 56 – French Lick, HaysvilleNorthern terminus of SR 545
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Indiana Department of Transportation (July 2015). Reference Post Book (PDF). Indianapolis: Indiana Department of Transportation. Retrieved September 30, 2016.
  2. ^ Google (2011-04-18). "overview map of the southern section of SR 545" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2011-04-18.
  3. ^ Google (2011-04-18). "overview map of the northern section of SR 545" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2011-04-18.

External links[edit]

Route map:

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