Montana Highway 72

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Montana Highway 72 marker

Montana Highway 72
Route information
Maintained by MDT
Length: 21.408 mi[1] (34.453 km)
Major junctions
South end: WYO 120 at Wyoming state line
North end: US 310 south of Bridger
Location
Counties: Carbon
Highway system

Montana Highways

MT 69 MT 78

Highway 72 in the U.S. State of Montana is a route running northerly from the Wyoming state line to an intersection with U.S. Route 310 about one mile (1.6 km) south of the town of Bridger, a distance of approximately 21 miles (34 km). At the state line, the road becomes Wyoming Highway 120, which continues 38 miles (61 km) to the town of Cody.

History[edit]

Before receiving its current designation, the portion of Highway 72 north of Belfry was a part of Montana Secondary Highway 308, and the segment between Belfry and the Wyoming state line was designated as Montana Secondary Highway 397.

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Carbon County.

Location Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
  0.000 0.000 WYO 120 south Continuation into Wyoming
Belfry 10.539 16.961 S-308
Bridger 21.408 34.453 US 310
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

Route map: Google / Bing

  1. ^ a b "Montana Road Log" (PDF). Montana Department of Transportation. 2011. Retrieved April 12, 2012.