Colorado State Highway 52

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State Highway 52 marker

State Highway 52
Route information
Maintained by CDOT
Length: 111.01 mi[1] (178.65 km)
Major junctions
West end: SH 119 near Niwot
  US 287 in rural Boulder County
I‑25 near Dacono
US 85 in Fort Lupton
I‑76 / US 6 in Hudson
SH 79 in Prospect Valley
US 34 in Wiggins
East end: SH 14 in Raymer
Location
Counties: Boulder, Weld, Morgan
Highway system
Colorado State Highways
US 50 SH 53
Snowcapped peaks of the Continental divide as seen from SH 52

State Highway 52 (SH 52) is a 111 mi (178.6 km)a[›] long state highway in northeastern Colorado.

Route description[edit]

SH 52 begins near Niwot, running east from its western terminus past US 287 to a diamond interchange with I-25, near the towns of Dacono, Frederick, and Firestone. The highway continues east through interchanges with US 85 in Fort Lupton and I-76 in Hudson. Farther east, the route bends north about 12 miles (19 km) south of Wiggins where it begins its concurrency with I-76, US 6, and US 34 eastward to Fort Morgan where it again turns north and traverses to Raymer, where it ends at SH 14.

Junction list[edit]

County Location mi[2] km Destinations Notes
Boulder   0 0 SH 119 – Longmont, Boulder Western terminus
  4.5 7.2 US 287 – Fort Collins, Denver
Weld   11 18 I‑25 / US 87 – Fort Collins, Denver Interchange
Fort Lupton 20 32 US 85 – Greeley, Brighton Interchange
Hudson 29 47 I‑76 / US 6 – Denver, Fort Morgan Interchange
  41.5 66.8 SH 79 south – Bennett
Morgan   72.5 116.7 I‑76 / US 34 / US 6 east / SH 39 north – Fort Morgan West end of I-76/US 34/US 6 overlap
  82 132 I‑76 / US 6 east – Sterling East end of I-76/US 6 overlap; West end of I-76 Bus. overlap; Interchange
Fort Morgan 86 138 US 34 east (Platte Avenue) – Akron East end of US 34/I-76 Bus. overlap
86.5 139.2 SH 144 west (Riverview Avenue) – Log Lane Village
87 140 I‑76 / US 6 – Denver, Sterling Interchange
Weld Raymer 111 179 SH 14 – Ault, Sterling Eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Segment list for SH 52". Retrieved 2007-05-12. 
  2. ^ Colorado Department of Transportation, Highway Data, accessed December 2007: note that not every interval between mileposts is exactly a mile, explaining why more junctions than expected are at the exact milepost

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