Colorado State Highway 8

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State Highway 8
Route information
Maintained by CDOT
Length: 8.68 mi[1] (13.97 km)
Major junctions
West end: US 285 in Morrison
East end: SH 121 in Lakewood
Location
Counties: Jefferson
Highway system
Colorado State Highways
SH 7 SH 9

State Highway 8 is an 8.68-mile (13.97 km) long state highway in the U.S. state of Colorado.

Route description[edit]

From its western terminus at the interchange with the U.S. Highway 285 freeway, SH 8 runs north in the town of Morrison, then east on Morrison Road to its eastern terminus at State Highway 121, also known as Wadsworth Boulevard, in Lakewood. The entire length of this highway is a little less than nine miles (14 km), all within the western suburbs of Denver and entirely within Jefferson County. No part of SH 8 is a freeway.

Within the town of Morrison is a road junction with State Highway 74, also known as Bear Creek Canyon Road, westbound to Evergreen. East of Morrison is an interchange with the SH 470 freeway. East of SH 470 and west of Wadsworth Boulevard is an intersection with State Highway 391 (South Kipling Parkway).

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Jefferson County.

Location mi km Destinations Notes
Morrison 0.000 0.000 US 285 Western terminus; trumpet interchange
2.149 3.458 SH 74 west Eastern terminus of SH 74
2.883 4.640 SH 470 Single-point urban interchange
Lakewood 6.913 11.125 SH 391 (Kipling Parkway)
8.683 13.974 SH 121 (Wadsworth Boulevard) Eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

Route map: Bing / Google

KML is from Wikidata
  1. ^ "Segment list for SH 8". Retrieved 2007-05-12.