Nevada State Route 229

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State Route 229 marker

State Route 229
Halleck and Secret Pass Road
Route information
Maintained by NDOT
Length: 50.360 mi[1] (81.047 km)
Existed: 1976 – present
Major junctions
West end: I‑80 at Halleck
East end: US 93 south of Wells
Highway system

Nevada State Routes

SR 228 SR 230

State Route 229 (SR 229) is a state highway in Elko County, Nevada, USA. It is a routing from Interstate 80 around Halleck, heading south through Secret Pass, to where it meets Ruby Valley Road (State Route 767). From there it heads northeast to U.S. Route 93.

History[edit]

First westbound reassurance shield near the east end of SR 229

The southeastern portion of SR 229, between the junction of SR 767 and it eastern terminus at US 93, follows the alignment of the Hastings Cutoff,[2] a route which at the time was thought to be a more direct route of the California Trail through the northeastern part of Nevada.

Prior to 1976, SR 229 comprised a portion of State Route 11.[1]

Major intersections[edit]

View along eastbound SR 229 heading toward Secret Pass

The entire route is in Elko County.

Location Mile km Destinations Notes
Halleck I‑80 – Elko, Salt Lake City
  SR 767 (Ruby Valley Road)
  US 93 – Ely, Wells
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Nevada Department of Transportation (January 2014). "State Maintained Highways of Nevada: Descriptions and Maps" (PDF). Retrieved February 16, 2014. 
  2. ^ Official Highway Map of the State of Nevada (Map) (2013–2014 ed.). January 2013. Section B5. http://www.nevadadot.com/uploadedFiles/NDOT/Traveler_Info/Maps/NDOT%20Highway%20Map%202013-2014.pdf. Retrieved February 23, 2014.