Nebraska Highway 27

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Nebraska Highway 27 marker

Nebraska Highway 27
Route information
Maintained by NDOR
Length: 96.61 mi[2] (155.48 km)
Existed: 1926[1] – present
Southern segment
Length: 0.78 mi[2] (1.26 km)
South end: K-27 south of Haigler
North end: US 34 in Haigler
Middle segment
Length: 27.11 mi[2] (43.63 km)
South end: I-80 near Chappell
North end: US 26 in Oshkosh
Northern segment
Length: 68.72 mi[2] (110.59 km)
South end: N-2 at Ellsworth
US 20 in Gordon
North end: SD 391 north of Gordon
Counties: Southern segment: Dundy
Middle segment: Deuel, Garden
Northern segment: Sheridan
Highway system
US 26 N-29

Nebraska Highway 27 is a highway in Nebraska. It is divided into three segments. The southernmost segment begins at the Kansas border and goes north to Haigler. The middle segment begins at Interstate 80 near Chappell and goes north to Oshkosh. The northernmost segment begins at Ellsworth and goes north to the South Dakota border.

Route description[edit]

Southern segment[edit]

The southern segment of Nebraska Highway 27 begins at the Kansas border. The southern terminus of NE 27 is also the northern terminus of K-27. It goes north 0.78 miles (1.26 km) through farm fields to Haigler, where it intersects U.S. Highway 34 and ends.[2][3]

Middle segment[edit]

The middle segment of Nebraska Highway 27 begins at Interstate 80 at Exit 95 near Chappell. It goes north through farmland to U.S. Highway 30. It goes west with US 30 for 2 miles (3.2 km), then turns north again. At Oshkosh, NE 27 meets U.S. Highway 26 and the middle segment ends.[2][4]

Northern segment[edit]

The northern segment of Nebraska Highway 27 begins at Nebraska Highway 2 at Ellsworth. It goes north through the Sand Hills to Gordon, where it intersects U.S. Highway 20. It continues north out of Gordon and ends at the South Dakota border. The roadway continues in South Dakota as South Dakota Highway 391.[2][5]

The segment of Nebraska Highway 27 between Ellsworth and Gordon runs through cattle range of the famous Spade Ranch and passes notable Nebraska writer Mari Sandoz home and gravesite.

Major intersections[edit]

Southern segment[edit]

The entire route is in Haigler, Dundy County.

Mile[2] km Destinations Notes
0.00 0.00 K-27 south Continuation into Kansas
0.78 1.26 US 34 (Nebraska Avenue) Northern terminus of southern segment
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Middle segment[edit]

County Location Mile[2] km Destinations Notes
Deuel   91.78 147.71 Begin state maintenance Southern terminus of middle segment
  91.91 147.91 I-80 I-80 exit 95
  95.16 153.15 US 30 east (Road 14) South end of US-30 overlap
  97.15 156.35 US 30 west (Road 14) North end of US-30 overlap
Garden Oshkosh 118.89 191.33 US 26 / N-92 Northern terminus of middle segment
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Northern segment[edit]

The entire route is in Sheridan County.

Location Mile[2] km Destinations Notes
Ellsworth 167.53 269.61 N-2 Southern terminus of northern segment
Gordon 221.66 356.73 US 20
  236.25 380.21 SD 391 north Continuation into South Dakota
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


External links[edit]

Route map: Google / Bing