Wyoming Highway 71

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Wyoming Highway 71 marker

Wyoming Highway 71
Sage Creek Road
Route information
Maintained by WYDOT
Length: 10.83 mi[1] (17.43 km)
Major junctions
South end: CR 401 near the Teton Reservoir
North end: WYO 78 in Rawlins
Location
Counties: Carbon
Highway system

State highways in Wyoming

WYO 70 WYO 72

Wyoming Highway 71 is a 10.83-mile (17.43 km) long north–south Wyoming state highway known as Sage Creek Road in Carbon County that travels from near the Teton Reservoir north into the southern part of Rawlins.

Route description[edit]

Highway 71, predominately south of Rawlins, travels from Carbon County Route 401 near the Teton Reservoir[1] area north to Rawlins. Upon entering the Rawlins city limits, and after passing under Interstate 80/U.S. Route 30, WYO 71 heads in a more east-west direction paralleling the interstate. Downtown Rawlins can be accessed via Jackson and Washington Streets[2] Highway 71 comes to its northern end at Wyoming Highway 78[3] just 0.15 miles (790 ft) from exit 214 of I-80/US 30.[2]

Carbon County Route 401 continues south from WYO 71 to the Medicine Bow National Forest boundary where the designation for the roadway changes to Forest Service Road 801 till its end at Wyoming Highway 70. The road is dirt and gravel for the entire county and forest service portion.[1]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Carbon County.

Location Mile km Destinations Notes
  0.00 0.00 CR 401 Southern terminus
Rawlins 10.03 16.14 No image wide.svgNo image wide.svgBusiness plate.svg
Business Loop 80.svgUS 30.svgWY-789.svg Jackson Street to I-80 Bus. / US 30 Bus. / WYO 789
10.47 16.85 No image wide.svgNo image wide.svgBusiness plate.svg
Business Loop 80.svgUS 30.svgUS 287.svg Washington Street to I-80 Bus. / US 30 Bus. / US 287
10.83 17.43 WYO 78 south to I-80 / US 30 Northern terminus; northern terminus of WYO 78
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  • Official 2003 State Highway Map of Wyoming

External links[edit]