Interstate 69 South - Warrick / Vanderburgh Counties

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Interstate 69 Indiana State Road 57 South
I-69 and SR 57 south enters Vanderburgh County at the CR 900 North overpass south of the I-64 cloverleaf interchange (Exit 21BA). Photo taken 05/30/16.
I-69 and SR 57 shields stand beyond the aforementioned County Road 900 North overpass. Photo taken 05/30/16.
SR 57 rejoins its path southwest to Daylight and Evansville Regional Airport (EVV) at Exit 19 in one mile. Photo taken 05/30/16.
Interchange sequence signs were routinely used along the former 20-mile long Interstate 164. The signs are still used along Interstate 69 to provide the distance to various exits around Evansville. The first mileage sign features Boonville-New Harmony Road (Exit 15) and Lynch Road (Exit 10). Photo taken 05/30/16.
SR 57 is a 80.1-mile route leading southwest from U.S. 231 near Worthington to Washington, Petersburg, Elnora and U.S. 41 on the north side of Evansville. Much of the route was supplanted by I-69. Photo taken 05/30/16.
Entering the wye interchange (Exit 19) where SR 57 leaves I-69 south. SR 57 angles southwest to U.S. 41 by the airport. An older alignment (Petersburg Road) travels to the west through Earle and McCutchanville. Photo taken 05/30/16.
Interstate 69 South
A second wye interchange adds traffic from SR 57 and Old SR 57 ahead of this reassurance shield. Photo taken 05/30/16.
I-69 advances southward another 16.5 miles to U.S. 41. The routing to U.S. 41 is only temporary until the completion of a bridge over the Ohio River. Photo taken 05/30/16.
Booneville-New Harmony Road stretches across Vanderburgh County between St. Wendel and the diamond interchange (Exit 15) with I-69. Photo taken 05/30/16.
Booneville-New Harmony Road connects I-69 with Millersburg in adjacent Warrick County and Daylight nearby. Photo taken 05/30/16.
I-69 southbound at the off-ramp for Exit 15. Booneville-New Harmony Road was extended eastward from Green River Road on a new alignment, overtaking Daylight Drive to then I-164 when it was constructed. This corridor now feeds the growing northeastern suburbs of Evansville. Photo taken 05/30/16.
Confirming shield for I-69 south posted ahead of Schlensker Ditch. Photo taken 05/30/16.
Lynch Road commences the built-up stretch of I-69 south as the freeway enters the eastern reaches of Evansville in 3.75 miles. SR 62 (Morgan Road) constitutes the first of three state roads joining the city with Warrick County. Photo taken 11/07/11.
Lynch Road stems west from SR 62 at Stevenson to meet I-69 at a folded diamond interchange (Exit 10). Photo taken 05/30/16.
One half mile north of the Exit 10 ramp departure to Lynch Road. Lynch Road continues west from I-69 to the Lakewood residential area and a sprawling industrial park east of U.S. 41. Photo taken 05/30/16.
Exit 10 leaves I-69 south one mile ahead of SR 62 (Morgan Avenue). SR 62 travels 277.2 miles east from the Wabash River to New Albany and Dillsboro. The route replaced U.S. 460 east from Evansville to the Falls City area when the US highway was decommissioned in 1977. Photo taken 05/30/16.
I-69 advances one half mile to the folded diamond interchange (Exit 9) with SR 62 (Morgan Avenue). Old Boonville Highway (former U.S. 460) passes over the freeway along this stretch. Photo taken 11/07/11.
Reassurance shield posted ahead of Exit 9. SR 62 connects Evansville with Chandler and the Warrick County seat of Boonville to the east. Photo taken 05/30/16.
Traffic interests to SR 62 (Morgan Avenue) depart I-69 south. SR 62 follows Morgan Avenue west to a merge with U.S. 41 south and SR 66 east on the industrial north side of Evansville. SR 62 overtakes the Lloyd Expressway from SR 66 west of U.S. 41 to Downtown and the University of Southern Indiana. Photo taken 05/30/16.
Oak Grove Road passes over I-69 one mile out from the cloverleaf interchange (Exit 7BA) with SR 66 (Lloyd Expressway). SR 66 generally follows the course of the Ohio River from Evansville east to Leavenworth as part of a 153.8-mile route. Photo taken 11/07/11.
SR 66 (Lloyd Expressway) constitutes a busy commuter route between Downtown Evansville and Newburgh. The Lloyd Expressway, completed in 1988, varies between controlled access arterial and elevated expressway throughout Vanderburgh County. Photo taken 11/07/11.
Two interchanges remain along I-69 before the freeway concludes at U.S. 41 in seven miles. Photo taken 11/07/11.
Exit 7B departs I-69 southbound for SR 66 west into Evansville. Commercial frontage lines the Lloyd Expressway to Eastland Mall at Green River Road. Photo taken 11/07/11.
Eastbound SR 66 continues the suburban expansion of Evansville east into Warrick County and Newburgh. The four-lane divided highway bypasses the Newburgh city center to the Newburgh Dam and Vanada. Photo taken 05/30/16.
Southbound motorists enter Warrick County as I-69 circumvents southeastern reaches of Evansville. Photo taken 11/07/11.
Development fronts both sides of the freeway frequently on the southwestern arc to Pollack Avenue. Photo taken 05/30/16.
SR 662 west and Covert Avenue east come together at a parclo interchange (Exit 5) in three quarters of a mile. Photo taken 11/07/11.
Exit 5 connects I-69 with the Newburgh city center via SR 662 east to Jennings Street. SR 662 ends at the Newburgh city line (County Road 950 West) in 1.5 miles, but originally continued onto Water Street to end at SR 66. Photo taken 11/07/11.
Green River Road (Exit 3) is the final mainline interchange of I-69 south in Indiana in 2.75 miles. Photo taken 05/30/16.
Covert Avenue stems west from I-69 and SR 662 (Exit 5) through the Evansville street grid to Lorraine Park and U.S. 41. Newburgh Road heads north from the Exit 5 loop ramp as well, connecting with Lincoln Avenue west as a former alignment of SR 662. Interests to Angle Mounds State Historic Site should follow Stacer Road south to Pollack Avenue. Photo taken 11/07/11.
Reentering Vanderburgh County at the western turn of I-69 at Exit 5. Photo taken 05/30/16.
An I-69 confirming shield to the west of Exit 5. At this point former I-164 was signed east/west but when I-69 took over this section the north/south direction was retained. Photo taken 05/30/16.
Sound walls briefly line the freeway on the four-mile approach to U.S. 41. Photo taken 05/30/16.
Green River Road parallels I-69 from Petersburg Road (old SR-57) and Daylight to Evansville, meeting the freeway at a parclo interchange (Exit 3) in one mile. Photo taken 05/30/16.
I-69 generally separates residential areas of south Evansville with agricultural areas along the Ohio River flood plain. The freeway is elevated along much of this stretch. Photo taken 11/07/11.
Green River Road ends at Old Green River Road amid open fields to the south of Exit 3. Northward the road becomes a major north-south thoroughfare through the center of the Eastside commercial district to a point beyond Eastland Mall at Smythe. Photo taken 11/07/11.
Passing the final confirming marker along I-69 south in the Hoosier State. Plans call for I-69 to eventually be extended to Henderson, Kentucky via a new bridge over the Ohio River, but no final selection has been set. Photo taken 05/30/16.
Exit 0 joins I-69 with U.S. 41 north into Evansville and south across the Ohio River in 1.5 miles. Photo taken 05/30/16.
Truck restrictions are in place along upcoming Veterans Memorial Parkway leading northwest to Riverside Drive and Downtown Evansville. Photo taken 05/30/16.
Veterans Memorial Parkway continues the freeway northwest to Shawnee Drive at Sunset Park. Riverside Drive lines the Ohio Riverfront to the Evansville Riverboat floating casino and Fulton Avenue ahead of Lloyd Expressway. Photo taken 11/07/11.
Traffic leaves for U.S. 41 north and south in unison as I-69 concludes. Veterans Memorial Parkway begins ahead to Downtown. Photo taken 05/30/16.
I-69 officially concludes in Indiana ahead of the crossing to U.S. 41 (Exit 0), resuming a course 9.1 miles ahead along U.S. 41south at Henderson. Photo taken 05/30/16.
Ramps leave along the c/d roadway in succession to U.S. 41 north into Evansville, south to Henderson, and to Kentucky Avenue. Photo taken 05/30/16.
The westbound c/d roadway includes a connection to Kentucky Avenue (former U.S. 41 Business) leading north to the Glenwood and Bellemeade neighborhoods of the city. Veterans Memorial Parkway overtook the original Kentucky Avenue connection to U.S. 41 when former I-164 was built. Photo taken 05/30/16.
A loop ramp drops down to U.S. 41 south from I-69 south. U.S. 41 quickly enters Kentucky, as the state line diverts from the Ohio River at Green River Island. U.S. 41 comprises a congested truck route southward into Henderson, Kentucky. I-69 officially picks up along the Pennyrile (Breathitt) Parkway from Henderson to Nortonville. Photo taken 05/30/16.


 


Photo Credits:

    11/07/11 by AARoads. 05/30/16 by Thomas Decker.

Connect with:
Interstate 64
Interstate 69
U.S. 41
Lloyd Expressway - State Road 62 and State Road 66

Page Updated 01-06-2016.