Kentucky Route 118
Kentucky Route 118 (KY 118), also known as the Hyden Spur and the Tim Couch Pass, is a 3.524 mile (5.671 km) long state highway in southeastern Kentucky, running entirely in Leslie County. The route originates at exit 44[disputed ] of the Hal Rogers Parkway near the unincorporated community of Thousandsticks, and connects with US 421 in the county seat of Hyden.
|Tim Couch Pass|
|Maintained by KYTC|
|Length||3.524 mi (5.671 km)|
|South end||US 421 / KY 80 in Hyden|
|North end||Hal Rogers Parkway at Thousandsticks|
The road, a modern two-lane road with an extra climbing lane where necessary, was originally the Hyden Spur of the Daniel Boone Parkway (now the Hal Rogers Parkway). Shortly after exiting the parkway, the road climbs a large hill for roughly a mile (1.6 km). The last mile into Hyden is a 7% downhill grade, with a runaway truck ramp near its end at US 421.
The entire route is in Leslie County.
|Hyden||0.000||0.000||US 421 / KY 80||Southern terminus|
|Thousandsticks||3.449||5.551||KY 3424 (Davidson Fork Road / Bull Creek Road)|
|3.524||5.671||Hal Rogers Parkway – London, Manchester, Hazard||Northern terminus|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi|