U.S. 41 North - Vanderburgh County

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U.S. 41 north
U.S. 41 continues north from Green River Island into Vanderburgh County, Indiana on the one-mile approach to Interstate 164 east and Veterans Memorial Parkway west. 05/27/11
A short distance north of the Kentucky state line are the city limits for Evansville. U.S. 41 travels through the heart of the city to Evansville Regional Airport. 05/27/11
A text-based sign resides one quarter mile south of the cloverleaf interchange with Interstate 164's southern terminus along U.S. 41 north. Interstate 164 provides a bypass for through traffic to Interstate 64, Interstate 69 north, and U.S. 41 north to Vincennes. 05/27/11
All movements to Interstate 164 east, Veterans Memorial Parkway west and the local ramp to Kentucky Avenue utilize a collector distributor roadway along the north side of U.S. 41. 05/27/11
Interstate 164 begins here and travels 21.24 miles north to Interstates 64 and 69. Interstate 69 will overtake much of the I-164 freeway from a new Ohio River Bridge, two miles or so to the east, northward to I-64. 03/06/12
A loop ramp follows onto the westbound c/d roadway for Veterans Memorial Parkway west and Kentucky Avenue. The parkway continues the controlled access roadway to Shawnee Drive at Sunset Park. Trucks are prohibited along the route to downtown. 05/27/11
North of the interchange with Interstate 164 and Veterans Memorial Parkway, U.S. 41 enters the city of Evansville (population 117,429). Evansville, Indiana's third largest city, takes up most of the southern part of Vanderburgh County and is the major service and cultural center for the Tri-State metropolitan area that includes Southwest Indiana and part of Kentucky and Illinois. Up ahead is the first of many stoplights along the stretch of U.S. 41 through Evansville at Riverside Drive. 03/06/12
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A view of U.S. 41 as it nears the next stoplight intersection with Covert Avenue in the first picture and the intersection with Washington Avenue in the second picture. U.S. 41 travels through a generally residential area on the south side of Evansville. Kentucky Avenue, three blocks to the west of U.S. 41, follows the original routing of the U.S. highway across Evansville's south side. 03/06/12
U.S. 41 crosses Washington Avenue, an east-west road that travels from 2nd Street, a few blocks from the Ohio River, eastward to Newburgh Road (former SR 62). 03/06/12
U.S. 41 passes by Bosse High School to the north of the intersection with Washington Avenue. 03/06/12
Up ahead is the intersection with U.S. 41 and Bellemeade Avenue. Left turns are not permitted off of U.S. 41 to westbound Bellemeade. 03/06/12
North of the intersection with Lincoln Avenue, U.S. 41 come up to a parclo interchange with the Lloyd Expressway, a major six-lane highway that crosses Evansville from east to west. To the east SR 66 follows the Lloyd and to the west SR 62 is signed along the Lloyd. SR 62 east and SR 66 west follow U.S. 41 to the north of this interchange, which is slated to become a cloverleaf interchange with construction starting in 2014.1 03/06/12
U.S. 41 north & Indiana State Road 62 east and 66 west
A view of U.S. 41 in the northern half of the interchange with the Lloyd Expressway (SR 62/SR 66). The highway crosses the Norfolk Southern railroad track on its way north to the intersection with Virginia Street. 03/06/12
U.S. 41 multiplexes with SR 62 east and SR 66 west. SR 62 travels 228 miles from the Wabash River near Mt. Vernon east through Evansville, Boonville, Dale, Corydon, Jeffersonville and Madison before ending at SR 262 in Dillsboro. SR 66 goes for 155 miles from New Harmony east toward Evansville, Newburgh, Rockport and Tell City before ending at U.S. 150 in Washington County. The Virginia Avenue intersection is up ahead. 03/06/12
U.S. 41, SR 62 west & SR 66 east is a six-lane expressway as it heads north to the intersection with Columbia Avenue, which heads west past Deaconess Hospital and St. Joseph Avenue via Delaware Street. 03/06/12
A view of U.S. 41, SR 62 west & SR 66 east north of Columbia Avenue. Fares Avenue, one block to the west, follows the original routing of U.S. 41 across Evansville before the expressway was built. 03/06/12
U.S. 41 and SR 66 west continue north as SR 62 east takes off along Morgan Avenue across the northeast side of Evansville toward Interstate 164 and the Warrick County seat of Boonville. 03/06/12
SR 62 east splits from U.S. 41 and SR 66 west. Morgan Avenue continues to the west for two blocks to Fares Avenue (former U.S. 41). 03/06/12
U.S. 41 north & SR 66 west
North of the Morgan Avenue (SR 62 east) intersection, U.S. 41 and SR 66 west approach their split at the interchange with the Diamond Avenue Expressway. Both the Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana and Meeker Zoo are reached by taking Diamond Avenue (SR 66 west) to the west. 03/06/12
The right lane will exit off of U.S. 41 and onto SR 66 west at the interchange with the Diamond Avenue Expressway. To the east, Diamond Avenue heads east for a few blocks before it turns to the south and becomes Weinbach Avenue, a major north-south road that continues all the way to Shawnee Road at the Indiana-Kentucky border. 03/06/12
SR 66 west departs U.S. 41 north at the interchange with the Diamond Avenue Expressway. The Diamond Avenue Expressway is a six-lane highway that crosses the north side of Evansville as it aims northwestward in the direction of New Harmony. The highway is six lanes west to 1st Avenue and four lanes to the Vanderburgh-Posey County line, becoming a two-lane highway for the rest of its journey to the Wabash River. 03/06/12
U.S. 41 north
U.S. 41 returns to a four-lane expressway beyond the interchange with the Diamond Avenue Expressway (SR 62 west). The first mileage sign along U.S. 41 in Indiana gives the distances to Princeton (25 miles) and Vincennes (47 miles). 03/06/12
Now coming up to the intersection with U.S. 41 and Lynch Road, which was built as a four-lane arterial to connect U.S. 41 and Interstate 164 (future Interstate 69) to provide some traffic relief for Morgan Avenue (SR 62). 03/06/12
U.S. 41 becomes a busy four-lane highway as it crosses a railroad track near the intersection with Lynch Road. Eventual plans call for U.S. 41 to be expanded to six lanes from the Diamond Avenue (SR 66) interchange north to Mt. Pleasant Road. 03/06/12
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U.S. 41 crosses the Indiana Southern Railroad to the north of the Lynch Road intersection. U.S. 41 passes through a general industrial area as it heads north out of the urbanized part of Evansville. 03/06/12
U.S. 41 north at the intersection with St. George Road which heads east toward the Melody Hill and Knob Hill neighborhoods and Oak Hill Road. To the west, St. George Road turns to the south to Kentucky Avenue as it enters a residential neighborhood on Evansville's north side. 03/06/12
U.S. 41 goes alongside the Evansville Regional Airport (EVV) to the north of St. George Road. 03/06/12
U.S. 41 crosses Petersburg Road, which serves a small business park near the Evansville airport. 03/06/12
SR 57 begins its 80-mile journey here to the northeast through Oakland City, Petersburg and Washington to its northern end at U.S. 231 in Worthington. The new Interstate 69 follows its path from Interstate 64 north to northern Daviess County, potentially leading to its truncation in certain parts, but for now the route remains as it is. The main terminal to the Evansville Regional Terminal is off of SR 57 to the east of U.S. 41. 03/06/12
North of the intersection with SR 57, U.S. 41 is 22 miles from Princeton and 44 miles from Vincennes. 03/06/12
Now coming up to the next intersection along U.S. 41 with Mt. Pleasant Road. 03/06/12
North of Mt. Pleasant Road, U.S. 41 starts to transition into a semi-rural environment as it enters the northern suburbs of Evansville. The northern half of Vanderburgh County has grown in the past decade as suburban growth from Evansville has followed U.S. 41 north toward Gibson County, bringing more traffic to the route. 03/06/12
U.S. 41 approaches the intersection with Hillsdale Road, which goes for two miles to the east to Browning Road, which heads southeast to the community of McCutchanville. 03/06/12
A view of U.S. 41 to the north of Hillsdale Road as it passes to the east of the town of Darmstadt (population 1,313). 03/06/12
U.S. 41 approaches the intersection with Boonville-New Harmony Road, a major east-west road that crosses northern Vanderburgh County, connecting U.S. 41 with the town center of Darmstadt. 03/06/12
U.S. 41 at the intersection with Boonville-New Harmony Road, which continues east to an interchange with Interstate 164 (future Interstate 69). 03/06/12
A view of U.S. 41 as it becomes more rural to the north of the Boonville-New Harmony Road intersection. 03/06/12
Coming up on the intersection with Inglefield Road which heads west to the town of Inglefield. 03/06/12
U.S. 41 approaches the intersection with Baseline Road. To the southeast of this intersection is the new North High School, which moved from the north side of Evansville to this new site in northern Vanderburgh County to serve the growing population in this part of the county. 03/06/12
North of the Baseline Road intersection, a view of a 2/10th reference mile marker for U.S. 41. The mile markers can be found along U.S. 41 in Vanderburgh County as well as SR 62 and 66 and Interstate 164 in the Evansville area. 03/06/12
A special mileage sign on U.S. 41 gives the distances to Interstate 64 (2 miles) and SR 64 (15 miles). The sign helps motorists ensure that they find the correct Highway 64 since the two highways follow close to each other across Southern Indiana.
This sign was removed by May 2012. 03/06/12
Stacer Road heads west from U.S. 41 to the community of Stacer. 03/06/12
U.S. 41 now comes up a cloverleaf interchange with Interstate 64, a 972-mile interstate highway that stretches from Wentzville, Missouri and continues east past St. Louis, Louisville, Lexington, Charleston and Richmond before ending at Chesapeake, Virginia. 03/06/12
U.S. 41 sees a number of traveler services on both sides of its interchange with Interstate 64, which is a half mile away from this point. In Indiana, Interstate 64 goes for 123 miles from the Wabash River east to the Falls City area around Louisville, finally crossing over the Sherman Minton Bridge across the Ohio River. The interstate passes by only a few communities as it crosses rural southern Indiana. 03/06/12
U.S. 41 north at the ramp for Interstate 64 east, which continues to the junction with Interstate 164/Interstate 69 & SR 57. From there, it is a 100-mile journey to the city of Louisville, Kentucky. 03/06/12
U.S. 41 enters Gibson County (population 33,503) as the ramp for Interstate 64 west departs U.S. 41 north for the state of Illinois and St. Louis, Missouri, a two hour drive from U.S. 41. 03/06/12


 
Sources:
  1. "City officials hope cloverleaf design is lucky for drivers." WFIE, September 17, 2012.


Photo Credits:

    05/27/11 by AARoads. 03/06/12 by Thomas Decker.

Connect with:
Interstate 64
Interstate 164
Lloyd Expressway - State Road 62 and State Road 66

Page Updated 04-23-2013.

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