Colorado State Highway 8

State Highway 8 (SH 8) is an 8.68-mile (13.97 km) long state highway in the U.S. state of Colorado. SH 8's western terminus is at U.S. Route 285 (US 285) in Morrison, and the eastern terminus is at SH 121 in Lakewood.

State Highway 8 marker

State Highway 8
SH 8 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by CDOT
Length8.68 mi[1] (13.97 km)
Major junctions
West end US 285 in Morrison
East end SH 121 in Lakewood
Location
CountiesJefferson
Highway system
Colorado State Highways
SH 7SH 9

Route descriptionEdit

 
SH 8 in Morrison

From its western terminus at the interchange with the U.S. Highway 285 freeway, SH 8 runs north in the town of Morrison, then east on Morrison Road to its eastern terminus at State Highway 121, also known as Wadsworth Boulevard, in Lakewood. The entire length of this highway is a little less than nine miles (14 km), all within the western suburbs of Denver and entirely within Jefferson County. No part of SH 8 is a freeway.

Within the town of Morrison is a road junction with State Highway 74, also known as Bear Creek Canyon Road, westbound to Evergreen. East of Morrison is an interchange with the SH 470 freeway. East of SH 470 and west of Wadsworth Boulevard is an intersection with State Highway 391 (South Kipling Parkway).

Major intersectionsEdit

The entire route is in Jefferson County.

LocationmikmDestinationsNotes
Morrison0.0000.000  US 285Western terminus; trumpet interchange
2.1493.458  SH 74 westEastern terminus of SH 74
2.8834.640  SH 470C-470 exit 4; Single-point urban interchange
Lakewood6.91311.125  SH 391 (Kipling Parkway)
8.68313.974  SH 121 (Wadsworth Boulevard)Eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

ReferencesEdit

Route map:

KML is from Wikidata
  1. ^ "Segment list for SH 8". Retrieved 2007-05-12.