Nevada State Route 223

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Interstate 80 Business marker State Route 223 marker

State Route 223
Interstate 80 Business
Humboldt Avenue & Sixth Street
Nevada State Route 223 circles much of the city of Wells between its two exits from I-80.
Nevada State Route 223, highlighted in red
Route information
Length: 2.010 mi[1] (3.235 km)
Existed: 1976 – present
Major junctions
West end: SR 231 in Wells
East end: US 93 in Wells
Highway system

Nevada State Routes

SR 221 SR 224

State Route 223 (SR 223) is a state highway in Elko County, Nevada, USA. Co-signed with Interstate 80 Business (I-80 Bus.), it serves the town of Wells.

Route description[edit]

View east along SR 223 (Humboldt Avenue) near its right turn onto Sixth Street

State Route 223 begins at the intersection of Humboldt Avenue and Angel Lake Road (SR 231) in western Wells. From there, the highway follows Humboldt Avenue northward, crossing underneath Interstate 80 (I-80), curving easterly as the road borders residential areas of the town. After about 0.9 miles (1.4 km), Humboldt Avenue intersects Sixth Street. SR 223 turns southeasterly to follow Sixth Street for about 1.1 miles (1.8 km) before reaching its terminus at the intersection with U.S. Route 93.[1][2]

Sixth Street continues east to intersect a westbound off ramp from I-80, which completes the I-80 Bus. Loop.

SR 223 in downtown Wells


Prior to 1976, the portion of SR 223 along Sixth Street was part of old State Route 1 and U.S. Route 40.[1]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Wells, Elko County.

Mile km Destinations Notes
0.00 0.00 Angel Lake Road (SR 231)
I‑80 – Elko, Salt Lake City
US 93 (Great Basin Highway) – Ely, Jackpot
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]