Minnesota State Highway 274

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Trunk Highway 274 marker

Trunk Highway 274
Route information
Defined by MS § 161.115(205)
Maintained by Mn/DOT
Length: 8.515 mi (13.704 km)
Existed: July 1, 1949[1] – present
Major junctions
South end: CR 6 at Wood Lake
North end: MN 23 near Granite Falls
Location
Counties: Yellow Medicine
Highway system
  • Minnesota Trunk Highways
MN 271 MN 275

Minnesota State Highway 274 (MN 274) is a highway in southwest Minnesota, which runs from its intersection with Yellow Medicine County Road 6 in Wood Lake and continues north to its northern terminus at its intersection with State Highway 23 near Granite Falls.

The route is 8.5 miles (13.7 km) in length.

Route description[edit]

Highway 274 serves as a north–south route in southwest Minnesota between Wood Lake and Granite Falls.

Highway 274 is also known as 550th Street in Yellow Medicine County.

The route passes around the west side of Wood Lake near the town of Wood Lake.[2]

The roadway crosses the Yellow Medicine River near its intersection with County Road 3.[2]

History[edit]

Highway 274 was authorized on July 1, 1949.[1]

The route was paved in 1950.[3][4]

The highway's original northern terminus was at State Highway 67 until Highway 23 was rerouted between Hanley Falls and Granite Falls circa 1980.[5][6]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Yellow Medicine County.

Location mi km Destinations Notes
Wood Lake 0.000 0.000 CR 6
0.467 0.752 CR 2
Wood Lake Township 2.530 4.072 CR 18 west
3.535 5.689 CR 18 east
Wood LakeMinnesota Falls
township line
4.571 7.356 CR 3
Minnesota Falls Township 6.600 10.622 CR 17 west, CR B1 east
8.069 12.986 CR 44
8.501 13.681 MN 23
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Chapter 663-H.F. No. 1792", Session Laws of Minnesota for 1949, Earl L. Berg, Commissioner of Administration, pp. 1177–1185 
  2. ^ a b General Highway Map of Yellow Medicine County (sheet 2) (PDF) (Map). Minnesota Department of Transportation. 2010. Retrieved May 5, 2010. 
  3. ^ Minnesota 1950 Official Highway Map (Map). Minnesota Department of Highways. January 1, 1950. § E19. Retrieved January 23, 2011. 
  4. ^ 1951 Official Road Map of Minnesota (Map). Cartography by The H.M. Gousha Company. Minnesota Department of Highways. January 1, 1951. § E16. Retrieved January 23, 2011. 
  5. ^ 1979-1980 Official Transportation Map of Minnesota (Map). Minnesota Department of Transportation. 1979. § E17. Retrieved January 23, 2011. 
  6. ^ 1981-1982 Official Transportation Map of Minnesota (Map). Minnesota Department of Transportation. 1981. § E17. Retrieved January 23, 2011. 

External links[edit]

Route map: Bing / Google

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