Old 334

Old 334
Olympus Trip 35
Agfa Vista 200
2018

I live near two roads that used to be State Road 334. This is one of them, and it’s that highway’s original route. It used to connect US 421 (the Michigan Road) to US 52 (the Lafayette Road) here in Boone County, Indiana.

This segment of the road was bypassed in the 1960s when I-65 was built. SR 334 was moved to a new alignment here to create a clean interchange with the new Interstate. Old 334 dead ends at about where the road disappears out of this photograph. I-65 lies just beyond that dead end.

Over the last couple of decades the state has relinquished many of these minor highways to local authorities. SR 334 was one of them, and in this case I’m sure the rapidly growing towns of Zionsville and Whitestown, through which this thoroughfare passes, enjoy being able to improve it to better control traffic flow.

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Last updated on 19 March 2020 by Jim Grey

Film Photography, Road Trips

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