Wyoming Highway 159

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Wyoming Highway 159 marker

Wyoming Highway 159
Route information
Maintained by WYDOT, City of Torrington
Length: 12.78 mi[1] (20.57 km)
Major junctions
South end: US 26 / US 85 in Torrington
North end: CR 47 north of Torrington
Counties: Goshen
Highway system

State highways in Wyoming

WYO 158 WYO 160

Wyoming Highway 159 is a north-south Wyoming State Road located in east-central Goshen County and travels north of Torrington.

Route description[edit]

Wyoming Highway 159 begins at US 26/US 85 (Valley Road W.) and from there travels north through the western parts of Torrington named W. C Street .[2] The first 0.45-mile (0.7 km) through the city is maintained by the city of Torrington. State maintenance begins at Milepost 0.45.[3] WYO 159 reaches the city limits at 1.43 miles.[3] Just north of Torrington, at approximately 2.6 miles, WYO 159 turns west but back north again a mile later.[2] Highway 159 crosses the Interstate Canal afterward, which provides water for farmland irrigation that comes from the Whalen Diversion Dam near Fort Laramie. For the remaining miles north of the canal, WYO 159 travels through prairie land till its end at Milepost 12.78[1] at an intersection with Goshen CR 233.[3]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Goshen County.

Location Mile km Destinations Notes
Torrington 0.00 0.00 US 26 / US 85 Southern terminus of WYO 159
north of Torrington 12.78 20.57 CR 47 Northern terminus of WYO 159
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  • Official 2003 State Highway Map of Wyoming

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