Nevada State Route 578

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State Route 578 marker

State Route 578
Washington Avenue
Route information
Maintained by NDOT
Length: 0.661 mi[1] (1.064 km)
Existed: 1976 – present
Major junctions
West end: I-15 in Las Vegas
East end: Las Vegas Boulevard in Las Vegas
Highway system

Nevada State Routes

SR 574 SR 579

State Route 578 (SR 578) is a short state highway in Clark County, Nevada. It comprises a 0.661-mile (1.064 km) portion of Washington Avenue in Las Vegas.

Route description[edit]

State Route 578 begins at Interstate 15 interchange with Washington Avenue and D Street (exits 43 and 44). From there, it follows Washington Avenue eastward, traveling under the Union Pacific railroad tracks to intersect Main Street. SR 578 passes by the southern Nevada district headquarters of the Nevada Department of Transportation as it heads eastward. The route comes to an end at the Washington Avenue intersection with Las Vegas Boulevard (former SR 604).[1][2] Located at the intersection of SR 578's eastern terminus are the Grant Sawyer Building (a southern Nevada state office complex), Cashman Center and Cashman Field (home to the Las Vegas 51s baseball team), and the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park (the first permanent settlement in the Las Vegas area).[2]

History[edit]

SR 578 was established in the 1976 renumbering of Nevada's state highways. The route was designated on July 1, 1976.[3]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Las Vegas, Clark County.

Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
27.00 43.45 I-15 / US 93 – Los Angeles, Salt Lake City
27.66 44.51 Las Vegas Boulevard former SR 604
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Public transport[edit]

RTC Transit Routes 104, 119, 208, and 214 function on this road.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "State Maintained Highways of Nevada: Descriptions and Maps - Quarter 2 Update". Nevada Department of Transportation. July 2011. Retrieved 21 July 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Google Inc. "Overview of SR 578". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. http://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=W+Washington+Ave&daddr=E+Washington+Ave&hl=en&ll=36.18174,-115.139637&spn=0.012799,0.022724&sll=36.18032,-115.136032&sspn=0.0064,0.011362&geocode=FXMTKAIdXAMj-Q%3BFYAUKAId4DAj-Q&mra=dme&mrsp=1&sz=17&t=h&z=16. Retrieved 21 July 2011.
  3. ^ Nevada State Maintained Highways: Descriptions, Index and Maps. Nevada Department of Transportation. January 2001. p. 99.