Minnesota State Highway 277

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Trunk Highway 277 marker

Trunk Highway 277
Route information
Defined by MS § 161.115(208)
Maintained by MnDOT
Length: 11.025 mi (17.743 km)
Existed: July 1, 1949[1] – present
Major junctions
South end: MN 7 near Clara City
North end: MN 40 at Louriston Township
Location
Counties: Chippewa
Highway system
  • Minnesota Trunk Highways
MN 275 MN 280

Minnesota State Highway 277 (MN 277) is a highway in west-central Minnesota, which runs from its intersection with State Highway 7 in Stoneham Township near Clara City and Maynard; and continues to its northern terminus at its intersection with State Highway 40 in Louriston Township, 20 miles west of Willmar.

The route is 11 miles (18 km) in length.

Route description[edit]

Highway 277 serves as a north–south route in west-central Minnesota between State Highways 7 and 40. It passes through the unincorporated town of Gluek.

The roadway follows 60th Avenue SE and 60th Avenue NE in Chippewa County.

The route is legally defined as Route 277 in the Minnesota Statutes.[2]

History[edit]

Highway 277 was authorized on July 1, 1949.[1]

The route was paved in 1956.[3][4]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Chippewa County.

Location mi km Destinations Notes
Stoneham Township 0.000 0.000 MN 7, CR 4 south
Crate Township 3.010 4.844 CR 36
5.018 8.076 CR 13
CrateLouriston
township line
8.009 12.889 CR 12
Louriston Township 11.023 17.740 MN 40, CR 4 north
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. ^ "161.115, Additional Trunk Highways". Minnesota Statutes. Office of the Revisor of Statutes, State of Minnesota. 2010. Retrieved January 23, 2011. 
  3. ^ 1956 Official Road Map of Minnesota (Map). Cartography by The H.M. Gousha Company. Minnesota Department of Highways. 1956. § E15. Retrieved January 23, 2011. 
  4. ^ 1957 Official Road Map of Minnesota (Map). Cartography by The H.M. Gousha Company. Minnesota Department of Highways. 1957. § E15. Retrieved January 23, 2011. 

External links[edit]

Route map: Google

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