Colorado State Highway 145

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State Highway 145 marker

State Highway 145
Map of southwestern Colorado with SH 145 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by CDOT
Length116.879 mi[1] (188.099 km)
Major junctions
South end US 160 at Cortez
  SH 184 near Dolores
SH 62 at Placerville
North end SH 141 near Naturita
Highway system
Colorado State Highways
SH 144SH 149

State Highway 145 (SH 145) is a 116.879 mi (188.1 km) long state highway in western Colorado. SH 145's southern terminus is at U.S. Route 160 (USnbsp;160) in Cortez, and the northern terminus is at SH 141 near Naturita.

Route description[edit]

Southbound 145 view of Sunshine Mountain and Wilson Peak
Lizard Head Peak along SH 145

The route begins in the south at its intersection with US 160 in the eastern portion of the city of Cortez. The route winds northward through the towns of Dolores, Rico, Sawpit, Placerville, Norwood, and Redvale before terminating at the junction with SH 141 about four miles (6 km) east of Naturita. Just north of its midpoint between Rico and Sawpit, the road also passes very near and provides access to the town of Telluride.

Major intersections[edit]

MontezumaCortez0.0000.000 US 160Southern terminus
7.86412.656 SH 184 westSouthern end of SH 184 overlap
8.72914.048 SH 184 eastNorthern end of SH 184 overlap
No major junctions
San MiguelPlacerville84.289135.650 SH 62 eastWestern terminus of SH 62
Montrose116.879188.099 SH 141Northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ a b "Segment Descriptions for Highway 145". Colorado Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2008-03-25.

External links[edit]

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