Nevada State Route 374

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State Route 374 marker

State Route 374
Death Valley Road
Route information
Maintained by NDOT
Length: 8.840 mi[1] (14.227 km)
Existed: 1976 – present
Major junctions
South end: Death Valley Nat'l Park boundary
North end: US 95 in Beatty
Highway system
  • Highways in Nevada
SR 373 SR 375

State Route 374 (SR 374) is a state highway in Nye County, Nevada, United States. It serves as Nevada's gateway to Death Valley National Park, connecting the park to Beatty. The highway was known as State Route 58 prior to 1976.

Route description[edit]

View from the north end of SR 374 looking southbound
SR 374 entering Beatty

SR 374 begins at the boundary to the Nevada portion of Death Valley National Park in Nye County. From there, it runs due northeast across the open desert. The route curves eastward as it passes through the mountains southwest of Beatty. The road becomes Main Street as it enters the town's southern limits. The route ends at US 95, where Main Street intersects Second Street. The route terminates in the northwest regions of the Amargosa Desert, and Amargosa Valley.

History[edit]

SR 374 was formerly known as State Route 58

The highway first appeared on Nevada state highway maps as State Route 58 in 1937.[2]

In the 1976 renumbering of Nevada's state highways, the route was reassigned to SR 374.[3] The number change was first seen on state maps in 1978.[4]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Nye County.

Location mi[5] km Destinations Notes
0.00 0.00 Death Valley Road Continuation beyond terminus; Death Valley National Park boundary
Beatty 8.84 14.23 US 95 – Tonopah, Las Vegas
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nevada Department of Transportation (January 2017). "State Maintained Highways of Nevada: Descriptions and Maps". Retrieved 2017-04-12. 
  2. ^ Official Road Map of the State of Nevada (Map). Nevada State Highway Department. 1937. Retrieved 2008-12-17. 
  3. ^ Nevada State Maintained Highways: Descriptions, Index and Maps. Nevada Department of Transportation. January 2001. p. 112. 
  4. ^ Official Highway Map of Nevada (Map) (1978-79 ed.). Nevada Department of Highways. 1978. § F4. Retrieved 2009-01-14. 
  5. ^ Nevada Department of Transportation (May 2008). "Maps of Milepost Location on Nevada's Federal and State Highway System by County" (PDF). Retrieved 2009-01-14. 

External links[edit]

Route map: Google

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