Colorado State Highway 89

State Highway 89 (SH 89) is a 34.340-mile-long (55.265 km) state highway in the rural eastern plains of Colorado. SH 89's southern terminus is at SH 116 at Buckeye Crossroads, and the northern terminus is at U.S. Route 50 (US 50) and US 400 in Holly.

State Highway 89 marker

State Highway 89
SH 89 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by CDOT
Length34.340 mi[1] (55.265 km)
Major junctions
South end SH 116 at Buckeye Crossroads
North end US 50 / US 400 at Holly
Location
CountiesBaca, Prowers
Highway system
Colorado State Highways
SH 88SH 90

Route descriptionEdit

 
State Highway 89 in Lycan

SH 89 begins in the north at the junction with US 50/400 in Holly and proceeds south out of Holly through rural countryside, isolated from any other towns. Although the highway is the main route from the unincorporated town of Lycan to Holly, there are no major junctions. The highway comes to a stop at the intersection with SH 116 at the small community of Buckeye Crossroads (population: 7). The road continues as an unpaved county road further south after the intersection.

Major intersectionsEdit

CountyLocationmi[1]kmDestinationsNotes
BacaBuckeye Crossroads0.0000.000  SH 116Southern terminus
ProwersHolly34.34055.265   US 50 / US 400Northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Segment Descriptions for Highway 89". Colorado Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2008-11-25.

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