Georgia State Route 216

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State Route 216 marker

State Route 216
Route information
Maintained by GDOT
Length40.4 mi[1] (65.0 km)
Major junctions
Southeast end SR 37 northwest of Newton
  SR 45 / SR 62 in Arlington
SR 37 in Edison
North end US 27 / SR 1 south of Cuthbert
Location
CountiesBaker, Early, Calhoun, Randolph
Highway system
  • Georgia State Routes
Georgia 215.svg SR 215Georgia 219.svg SR 219

State Route 216 (SR 216) is a 40.4-mile-long (65.0 km) state highway located in the southwestern part of the U.S. state of Georgia. It runs southeast-to-north through portions of Baker, Early, Calhoun, and Randolph counties.

Route description[edit]

SR 216 begins at an intersection with SR 37 northwest of Newton, in central Baker County. It heads northwest, crossing into Early County, until it reaches Arlington. Almost immediately is an intersection with SR 45 (Joe Bryan Highway), which begins a concurrency with SR 216. Just after this is SR 62 (Blakely Road SW), which joins the concurrency. In downtown Arlington, the three highways enter Calhoun County and cross a Norfolk Southern Railway track. Then, SR 62 departs to the northeast on Pioneer Road. Two blocks later, SR 45 leaves the concurrency to the northeast on Morgan Road NE. SR 216 heads north to Edison, where it has a brief concurrency with SR 37 (Hartford Street). The highway heads north, curves to the northwest, and then curves back to the north, until it enters Randolph County. It continues heading north until it meets is northern terminus, an intersection with US 27/SR 1, just south of Cuthbert.[1]

Major intersections[edit]

CountyLocationmi[1]kmDestinationsNotes
Baker0.00.0 SR 37 – Camilla, MorganSoutheastern terminus
EarlyArlington16.125.9 SR 45 south (Joe Bryan Highway) – ColquittSouthern end of SR 45 concurrency
16.526.6 SR 62 west (Blakely Road SW) – BlakelySouthern end of SR 62 concurrency
Calhoun
SR 45 Alt. north / SR 45 Truck north / SR 62 Truck east / SR 216 Truck north (Cedar Street)
Southern terminus of SR 45 Alt./SR 45 Truck/SR 216 Truck; western terminus of SR 62 Truck
17.227.7 SR 62 east (SR 216 Truck / Pioneer Road) – AlbanyNorthern end of SR 62 concurrency; northern terminus of SR 216 Truck
17.428.0 SR 45 north (Morgan Road NE) – MorganNorthern end of SR 45 concurrency
Edison25.641.2 SR 37 west (Hartford Street West) – Fort GainesSouthern end of SR 37 concurrency
26.041.8 SR 37 east (Hartford Street East) – MorganNorthern end of SR 37 concurrency
Randolph40.465.0 US 27 / SR 1 (Cuthbert Bypass)Northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Arlington truck route[edit]


State Route 216 Truck
LocationArlington
Length0.30 mi[2] (0.48 km)

State Route 216 Truck (SR 216 Truck) is a 0.3-mile-long (0.48 km) truck route of SR 216 that exists in the southwestern part of Calhoun County. Its entire length is within the city limits of Arlington. It is concurrent with SR 45 Alt., SR 45 Truck, and SR 62 Truck for about two-thirds of its length and with SR 62 for the last third.

SR 45 Alt. and the three truck routes begin at an intersection with SR 45/SR 62/SR 216 (Highland Avenue) in the central part of Arlington. They travel to the east-northeast on Cedar Street for two blocks. At Mayhaw Avenue, they turn left and travel north-northwest for one block. At an intersection with SR 62 (Pioneer Road), SR 62 Truck ends, SR 216 Truck turns left onto SR 62, and SR 45 Alt. and SR 45 Truck continue along Mayhaw Avenue. SR 62 and SR 216 Truck travel to the west-southwest for two blocks. At a second intersection with SR 45 and SR 216, SR 216 Truck ends, and SR 62 turns left onto the other mainline highways.

The entire route is in Arlington, Calhoun County.

mi[2]kmDestinationsNotes
0.00.0
SR 45 / SR 62 / SR 216 (Highland Avenue) / SR 45 Alt. begins / SR 45 Truck begins / SR 62 Truck begins – Blakely, Colquitt
Southern terminus of SR 45 Alt./SR 45 Truck/SR 216 Truck; western terminus of SR 62 Truck; south end of SR 45 Alt./SR 45 Truck/SR 62 Truck concurrency
0.20.32
SR 45 Alt. north / SR 45 Truck north (Mayhaw Avenue) / SR 62 (Pioneer Road) / SR 62 Truck ends – Leary
Eastern terminus of SR 62 Truck; north end of SR 45 Alt./SR 45 Truck/SR 62 Truck concurrency; south end of SR 62 concurrency
0.30.48 SR 45 / SR 62 west / SR 216 – Blakely, Cuthbert, MorganNorthern terminus; north end of SR 62 concurrency
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Google (June 18, 2013). "Route of SR 216" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved June 18, 2013.
  2. ^ a b Google (February 26, 2017). "Overview map of SR 216 Truck" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved February 26, 2017.

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