Nebraska Highway 70

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Nebraska Highway 70 marker

Nebraska Highway 70
Route information
Maintained by NDOR
Length: 115.78 mi[2] (186.33 km)
Existed: 1960[1] – present
Major junctions
West end: N-2 / N-92 east of Broken Bow
  US 183 north of Westerville
N-58 east of Arcadia
N-11 in Ord
N-91 west of Ericson
US 281 east of Ericson
East end: N-14 in Elgin
Counties: Custer, Valley, Garfield, Wheeler, Antelope
Highway system
N-69 N-71

Nebraska Highway 70 is a highway in central Nebraska. Its western terminus is at an intersection with Nebraska Highway 2 and Nebraska Highway 92 east of Broken Bow. Its eastern terminus is at Nebraska Highway 14 in Elgin.

Route description[edit]

Nebraska Highway 70 begins at an intersection with NE 2 and NE 92 just east of Broken Bow. It heads in an eastward direction into farmland from here, where it intersects with US 183 north of Westerville. It runs concurrently with US 183 for about a mile before splitting off to the east again, passing through Westerville. The highway runs to the east and northeast, passing through Arcadia. East of Arcadia, it meets NE 58 and heads northward, passing by NE 22 as well. In Ord, it intersects NE 11 and runs concurrently to the east with it for just about a mile. NE 70 exits Ord and heads in a northeasterly direction, where it will meet with NE 91 west of Ericson. NE 70 and NE 91 run concurrently through Ericson before meeting with US 281 to the east. NE 70 runs concurrently northward with US 281 for about 14 miles (23 km), passing through Bartlett, before splitting off to the east. Further east, the highway enters Elgin where it terminates at an intersection with NE 14.[2][3]

Major intersections[edit]

County Location mi[2] km Destinations Notes
Custer Broken Bow 0.00 0.00 N-2 / N-92 (South E Street)
Westerville 12.09 19.46 US 183 north Western end of US 183 overlap
13.10 21.08 US 183 south Eastern end of US 183 overlap
Valley 33.24 53.49 N-58 south
37.69 60.66 N-22 east
Ord 47.14 75.86 N-11 north Western end of N-11 overlap
48.00 77.25 N-11 south (S. 14th Street) Eastern end of N-11 overlap
Garfield 64.29 103.46 N-91 west Western end of N-91 overlap
Wheeler Ericson 77.88 125.34 US 281 south / N-91 east Eastern end of N-91 overlap, western end of US 281 overlap
91.89 147.88 US 281 north Eastern end of US 281 overlap
Antelope Elgin 115.78 186.33 N-14 (North 2nd Street)
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ Nebraska Roads: NE 61-80
  2. ^ a b c "Nebraska Highway Reference Log Book" (PDF). Nebraska Department of Roads. 2015. pp. 173–174. Retrieved January 7, 2017. 
  3. ^ Google (2010-11-03). "overview of Nebraska Highway 70" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2010-11-03. 

External links[edit]

Route map: Bing / Google

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