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Route 254 is a short highway in Hickory County, Missouri with endpoints at U.S. Route 54 in Hermitage and Route 83 south of Wheatland. The highway crosses the Pomme de Terre Lake dam.

Route 254 marker

Route 254
Route information
Maintained by MoDOT
Length10.247 mi[1] (16.491 km)
Major junctions
West end Route 83 south of Wheatland
East end US 54 in Hermitage
Highway system
Route 249Route 265

Route descriptionEdit

Route 254 begins at an intersection with Route 83 south of Wheatland, heading east on a two-lane undivided road. The route passes through agricultural areas with some trees, turning south before heading east. The road heads into more wooded areas with some development, curving northeast before turning back to the east and passing through the community of Galmey. Route 254 curves southeast and east through more woodland with some homes. The road curves northeast before a turn to the east, passing to the north of Pomme de Terre Lake. The route heads northeast and crosses the Pomme de Terre Dam, which forms the lake. Route 254 heads east through more woods and passes a few businesses before coming to an intersection with the western terminus of Route 64. Here, Route 254 turns to the north before curving northwest and passing through a mix of fields and woods with some development. The road heads north through more rural areas before entering Hermitage, where it becomes Jackson Street and passes homes and businesses. Route 254 comes to its eastern terminus at an intersection with US 54.[1]

Major intersectionsEdit

The entire route is in Hickory County.

Locationmi[1]kmDestinationsNotes
Wheatland0.0000.000  Route 83
7.20211.590  Route 64 east
Hermitage10.24716.491  US 54
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

ReferencesEdit

Route map:

KML is from Wikidata
  1. ^ a b c Missouri Department of Transportation (May 11, 2012). MoDOT HPMAPS (Map). Missouri Department of Transportation. Retrieved May 11, 2012.