State Route 57, 59, 61, 62, 63 and 64 in Florida

Florida State Route 57

SR-57
Get started caps
End Monticello
Length 18 mi
Length 29 km
Route

According to A2zdirectory, State Route 57 or State Road 57 (SR-57) is a state route in the U.S. state of Florida. State Road 57 forms an administrative and unsigned number of the northernmost portion of US 19 between Capps and the Georgia border north of Monticello. State Road 57 is 29 kilometers long.

Florida State Route 59

SR-59
Get started Newport
End Lloyd
Length 26 mi
Length 42 km
Route
Wacissa

Lloyd

State Route 59 or State Road 59 (SR-59) is a state route in the U.S. state of Florida. The road forms a north-south route in the Florida Panhandle, from US 98 near Newport to US 90 north of Lloyd. State Road 59 is 42 kilometers long.

Travel directions

State Road 59 begins in an uninhabited forest area east of Newport at an intersection with US 98. The road then heads north as a two-lane road through the dense forests. There are only two small villages on the route, Wacissa and Lloyd. Lloyd connects to Interstate 10, about 12 miles east of Tallahassee. State Road 59 ends just north of Lloyd on US 90.

History

State Road 59 was created with the 1945 renumbering, in which it became an insignificant north-south route in the Florida grid. The route originally continued north to the Georgia border, through the village of Miccosukee. This section later became a county road.

Traffic intensities

800 to 1,400 vehicles drive daily on the various parts of the route, making it one of the lightest used state roads in Florida.

Florida State Route 61

SR-61
Get started Ochlockonee Bay
End Iamonia
Length 57 mi
Length 93 km
Route
Ochlockonee BayCrawfordville

Tallahassee

Georgia

State Route 61 or State Road 61 (SR-61) is a state route in the U.S. state of Florida. State Road 61 is largely the administrative and unsigned number for US 319 from Ochlockonee Bay through Tallahassee to the Georgia border, but south of Tallahassee it has a different route separate from US 319 between Crawfordville and the south side of Tallahassee. This part is 27 kilometers long. The total route is 93 kilometers long.

Travel directions

See also US 319 Florida.

State Road 61 begins as the administrative number for US 319 on US 98 in Ochlockonee Bay, not far from the Gulf of Mexico. The road heads north and splits at Crawfordville, where US 319 leads directly to Tallahassee but State Road 61 forms a more easterly and longer route to Tallahassee. This part has a more secondary character and leads through dense forests. Just south of Tallahassee, both routes converge again. State Road 61 then serves as the administrative number for US 319 through Tallahassee and on to the Georgia border toward Thomasville.

History

State Road 61 was created as a north-south route in the Tallahassee region during the 1945 renumbering. US 319 took a different route at the time, going east through Crawfordville to Wakulia and from there north to Tallahassee. In this system, State Road 61 was located west of US 319. The route of today’s US 319 was numbered as State Road 369. In the 1970s, US 319 was moved over its current western route, making State Road 61 east of US 319 here. The old route became State Road 363.

Traffic intensities

Every day, 5,000 to 7,000 vehicles drive on the part that does not coincide with US 319.

Florida State Route 62

SR-62
Get started parrish
End wauchula
Length 37 mi
Length 60 km
Route
parrishduet

wauchula

State Route 62 or State Road 62 (SR-62) is a state route in the U.S. state of Florida. The road forms an east-west route in the western part of the state, from Parrish near the Tampa Bay region to Wauchula. State Road 62 is 60 kilometers long.

Travel directions

The State Road 62 near Duette.

State Road 62 begins in the village of Parrish on US 301. This area forms the east side of the Tampa Bay agglomeration, which is less densely built up here. The road heads east, deeper inland through a fairly sparsely populated area. There are no towns or major side roads for the full 60 miles to US 17 north of Wauchula.

History

State Road 62 was created as an east-west route within the grid during the 1945 renumbering. The route has a somewhat secondary importance, the area has not become urbanized here as elsewhere in the coastal region around the Tampa Bay. It is still a single lane road.

Traffic intensities

About 4,000 to 5,000 vehicles use State Road 62 every day.

Florida State Route 63

SR-63
Get started Tallahassee
End Hinson
Length 22 mi
Length 35 km
Route

State Route 63 or State Road 63 (SR-63) is a state route in the U.S. state of Florida. State Road 63 is the administrative and unsigned track of the northernmost portion of US 27, from the capital city of Tallahassee to the Georgia border north of Hinson. State Road 63 is 35 kilometers long.

Florida State Route 64

SR-64
Get started Holmes Beach
End Avon Park
Length 77 mi
Length 125 km
Route
Holmes Beach

Bradenton

Zolfo Springs

Avon Park

According to Allpubliclibraries, State Route 64 or State Road 64 (SR-64) is a state route in the U.S. state of Florida. The road forms an east-west route in the west of the state, in the Tampa Bay region . State Road 64 runs from Holmes Beach through Bradenton to Avon Park inland. State Road 64 is 125 kilometers long.

Travel directions

State Road 64 between Zolfo Springs and Avon Park.

State Road 64 begins in Holmes Beach, a beach town on a peninsula on the Gulf of Mexico. The road is initially single-lane and leads to the mainland via bridges and dikes. One then arrives at Bradenton, a somewhat larger town where State Road 64 forms an important urban arterial. The road runs from west to east through the city and varies from a five-lane road with a center turn lane to a road with 2×3 lanes. The road splits in the center into two one-way roads. On the east side of Bradenton is a connection to Interstate 75.

East of I-75, the road still has a small section of 2×2 lanes to open up a number of suburbs, but after that it is a single-lane road that leads through considerably less populated area. The landscape consists of meadows with small-scale afforestation. In Zolfo Springs you cross the US 17. State Road 64 continues in a more northeasterly direction from there as a single-lane road to US 27 in Avon Park.

History

State Road 64 was created with the 1945 renumbering, making it an east-west route within the Florida grid. It was the main road inland from Bradenton. The road in Bradenton was already widened to 4 lanes in the 1950s. The section between Bradenton and I-75 is believed to have been widened to 2×3 lanes in the early 1990s. Between 2017 and 2019, the capacity of the connection with I-75 was increased.

Traffic intensities

17,000 to 19,000 vehicles drive daily between Holmes Beach and Bradenton, with 33,000 to 42,000 vehicles passing through western Bradenton and 44,000 to 54,000 vehicles on the 2×3 section between downtown Bradenton and I-75. East of I-75, intensities rapidly drop to less than 10,000 vehicles per day. 4,000 to 6,000 vehicles continue to Zolfo Springs and 3,000 to 6,000 vehicles to Avon Park.

Florida State Route 64