Nevada State Route 525

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State Route 525 marker

State Route 525
College Parkway & Airport Road
Route information
Length: 1.323 mi[1] (2.129 km)
Existed: 1976 – 2011
Major junctions
West end: SR 531 in Carson City
East end: US 50 in Carson City
Highway system
  • Highways in Nevada
SR 520 SR 529

State Route 525 (SR 525) was a short state highway in Carson City, Nevada. It covered a portion of College Parkway and all of Airport Road in the northern part of the city. Originally designated in 1976, it was turned over to local control in 2011.

Route description[edit]

The route began at the intersection of Lompa Lane and College Parkway, the latter of which SR 525 followed eastward. The four-lane state highway was bordered by houses on the south and the Carson City Airport on the north. After traveling about 0.3 miles (0.48 km), College Parkway intersected Airport Road. The state route turned south onto the two-lane Airport Road here. Airport Road headed south through residential neighborhoods for approximately one mile (1.6 km) before intersecting U.S. Route 50, where State Route 525 ended.[1][2]


The State Route 525 designation was assigned to Airport Road in the 1976 renumbering of Nevada's state highway system.[3]

By 2006, the College Parkway section of SR 525 was added to the route.[4] This section was previously designated as part of State Route 531.[3]

A proposal considered by Carson City and the Nevada Department of Transportation in 2009 laid the groundwork to remove SR 525 from the state's highway system. The plan proposed to relinquish some state roadways to the control of the city, with Airport Road and College Parkway both being considered. In exchange for taking ownership of the routes, the transportation department would reduce the city's financial contribution towards construction of the Carson City Freeway by $5 million.[5] Both the College Parkway and Airport Drive sections of SR 525 were turned over to Carson City on July 11, 2011, eliminating the designation from the state highway system.[6]

Major intersections[edit]

This table shows major intersections at the time SR 525 was removed from the state highway system. The entire route was in Carson City.

mi[1] km Destinations Notes
1.77 2.85 Lompa Lane
3.09 4.97 US 50 (E. William Street)
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]


Route map: Google

KML is from Wikidata
  1. ^ a b c "State Maintained Highways of Nevada: Descriptions and Maps – Quarter 2 Update". Nevada Department of Transportation. July 2011. Retrieved 12 Oct 2011. 
  2. ^ Google (20 March 2010). "Overview of SR 525" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 20 March 2010. 
  3. ^ a b Nevada State Maintained Highways: Descriptions, Index and Maps. Nevada Department of Transportation. January 2001. 
  4. ^ Nevada State Maintained Highways: Descriptions, Index and Maps. Nevada Department of Transportation. January 2006. 
  5. ^ Frank, Dave (10 March 2009). "Deal with state could trim $5 million from Carson's bypass tab". Nevada Appeal. Swift Communications. Retrieved 21 March 2010. 
  6. ^ "State Maintained Highways of Nevada: Descriptions and Maps – Quarter 3 Update". Nevada Department of Transportation. October 2011. Retrieved 12 Oct 2011.