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K-68 is a state highway in Kansas beginning at Missouri Route 2 and passing through Louisburg where it intersects with U.S. Highway 69. Four miles west of Louisburg, K-68 intersects with U.S. 169 and K-7, it also provides an end terminus with K-33 in Franklin County. As K-68 enters Ottawa, it intersects with I-35/U.S. 59/U.S. 50 near the Walmart Distribution Center. Near downtown Ottawa, it crosses the former route of US-59 before jogging to the southwest, crossing the Marais des Cygnes River then continuing to the west.

K-68 marker

K-68
Route information
Maintained by KDOT
Length61.517 mi[1] (99.002 km)
Major junctions
West end US-75 / K-31 one mile south of Lyndon.
 
East end Route 2 at the Missouri state line.
Location
CountiesMiami, Franklin, Osage
Highway system
  • Kansas State Highway System
K-67US-69

K-68 continues through Pomona, then heads south at the junction with K-268 and goes through Quenemo before heading west again. K-68 comes to an end about a mile south of Lyndon at an intersection with U.S. 75 and K-31.

Major intersectionsEdit

CountyLocationmi[1]kmDestinationsNotes
Osage0.0000.000   US-75 / K-31 – Burlington, Lyndon, TopekaWestern terminus; road continues as 261st Street
11.41218.366  K-268 west – Osage City
FranklinOttawa25.77541.481Old Depot Museum, Forest ParkInterchange; no eastbound entrance
27.92644.943    I-35 / US-59 / US-50 – Kansas City, WichitaI-35 exit 187
35.95657.866  K-33 north – Wellsville
Miami49.36479.444   US-169 / K-7 – Olathe, PaolaInterchange
Louisburg57.00091.733  US-69 – Kansas City, Ft. ScottInterchange
61.51799.002  Route 2 east / State Line Road southContinuation into Missouri as Rte. 2
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Staff (2016). "Pavement Management Information System". Kansas Department of Transportation. Retrieved April 22, 2017.