Nebraska Highway 50

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Nebraska Highway 50 marker

Nebraska Highway 50
Nebraska Highway 50 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by NDOR
Length: 91.45 mi[2] (147.17 km)
Existed: 1932[1] – present
Major junctions
South end: K-63 south of Du Bois
 
North end: US 275 / N-92 in Omaha
Location
Counties: Pawnee, Johnson, Otoe, Cass, Sarpy, Douglas
Highway system
N-47 N-51

Nebraska Highway 50 (N-50) is a north–south highway in the state of Nebraska. The southern terminus is at the Nebraska-Kansas border near Du Bois. The northern terminus is in the Millard neighborhood of Omaha at an intersection with U.S. Highway 275 (US 275) and N-92. It is a two lane highway except for the section from Springfield north to the southern edge of the Millard neighborhood in Omaha, which is a divided highway.

Route description[edit]

N-50 begins at the Kansas border south of Du Bois. The highway extends into Kansas as K-63. It runs through farmland, passes through Du Bois, and meets N-8. The two highways overlap, first by going north and then by going west, into Pawnee City. In Pawnee City, the overlap with N-8 ends and a new one with N-65 begins. The two highways overlap going north out of Pawnee City and separate near Table Rock, Nebraska. Two miles north, N-50 briefly overlaps N-4 before going north again. Near Elk Creek, N-50 meets N-62. Further north, N-50 passes through Tecumseh and meets U.S. Highway 136. The highway continues due north from Tecumseh through Syracuse, passing by N-41 and N-128 between Tecumseh and Syracuse. In Syracuse, N-50 meets N-2.[2][3]

N-50 continues due north from Syracuse, meeting US 34 near Avoca. Near Manley, N-50 meets N-1. It continues north and curves northeast before meeting N-66. N-50 and N-66 overlap until the southwestern edge of Louisville, where they separate, though signage on N-50 has "To N-66" signs in the Louisville area, due to a gap in that highway in Louisville. After passing through Louisville, N-50 immediately crosses the Platte River and then immediately meets N-31. N-50 then goes northeast briefly and turns north to go through Springfield, where the highway becomes divided. As the highway approaches Omaha, it meets N-370 and then Interstate 80. It then continues north into the Millard neighborhood of Omaha on 144th Street, then turns northeast onto Millard Avenue. After passing through Millard, N-50 ends by meeting US 275 and N-92.[2][3]

Major intersections[edit]

County Location mi[2] km Destinations Notes
Pawnee 0.00 0.00 K-63 south Continuation into Kansas
Dubois 3.52 5.66 N-8 east South end of N-8 overlap
Pawnee City 12.98 20.89 N-8 west / N-65 south (7th Street) North end of N-8 overlap, south end of N-65 overlap
16.50 26.55 N-65 north North end of N-65 overlap
18.23 29.34 L-67E north
18.57 29.89 N-4 east South end of N-4 overlap
19.80 31.87 N-4 west North end of N-4 overlap
Steinauer 20.79 33.46 S-67B west
Johnson 25.81 41.54 N-62 east
Tecumseh 32.82 52.82 US 136 (1st Street)
35.82 57.65 N-41 west
Cook 41.83 67.32 S-49A east
Otoe Burr 43.82 70.52 S-66E west (R Road)
47.81 76.94 N-128 east (N Road)
Syracuse 53.09 85.44 N-2 Interchange
Otoe 56.82 91.44 S-66C east (E Road)
Cass 62.82 101.10 US 34 (East O Street)
Weeping Water 66.80 107.50 S-13K east
Manley 69.82 112.36 N-1
70.32 113.17 S-13F east (Manley Road)
Louisville 74.29 119.56 N-66 west (East Park Highway) South end of N-66 overlap
75.64 121.73 N-66 east North end of N-66 overlap
Sarpy 77.20 124.24 N-31 north
Chalco 86.48 139.18 N-370 – Gretna, Bellevue Interchange
87.48 140.79 I-80 – Omaha, Lincoln I-80 exit 440
Douglas Omaha 91.45 147.17 US 275 / N-92 Northern terminus; continues north as 132nd Street
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Nebraska Highways Page: Highways 31 to 60
  2. ^ a b c d "Nebraska Highway Reference Log Book" (PDF). Nebraska Department of Roads. 2015. pp. 144–147. Retrieved January 7, 2017. 
  3. ^ a b Google (2010-11-08). "overview of Nebraska Highway 50" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2010-11-08. 

External links[edit]

Route map: Bing / Google

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