Utah State Route 13

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State Route 13 marker

State Route 13
Route information
Defined by Utah Code §72-4-107
Maintained by UDOT
Length: 32.841 mi[1] (52.852 km)
Existed: 1977 – present
Major junctions
South end: US-89 / US-91 in Brigham City
  SR-90 in Brigham City
SR-38 in Brigham City
I-15 / I-84 in Brigham City
SR-83 in Corinne
SR-102 in Tremonton
SR-82 near Garland
SR-30 in Riverside
North end: I-15 near Plymouth
Highway system
  • State highways in Utah
SR-12 SR-14

State Route 13 (SR-13) is a state highway in northern Utah, running 32.841 miles (52.852 km) parallel to I-15 in Box Elder County from Brigham City to Riverside. Most of SR-13 is a former routing of U.S. Route 191.

Route description[edit]

SR-13 begins at an intersection with US-89 and US-91 at the south end of Brigham City and heads north through the city, then turns west at the north end of the city to intersect I-15 and I-84. It continues northwest across the Bear River through Corinne and turns north parallel to I-15 and I-84 through Bear River City. It intersects I-15 and I-84 at Elwood and continues north around the east side of Tremonton.

North of Tremonton, SR-13 continues north through Riverside and Plymouth, turning northwest to end at another intersection with I-15 near Plymouth.[1]

History[edit]

The road from SR-1 (by 1926 US-91, now SR-90) in Brigham City north to the Idaho state line became a state highway in 1910.[2] It was initially assigned the State Route 17 designation in the 1920s,[3] but in 1927 the state legislature changed the designation to State Route 41.[4] The portion south of SR-42 (now SR-102) in Tremonton became part of U.S. Route 30S in 1926,[5] and the entire route became Utah's portion of a southern extension of U.S. Route 191 in the late 1930s.[6][citation needed] A new alignment around Tremonton and Garland was defined in 1935, with the old route becoming SR-82.[7]

The SR-41 designation was dropped in 1962, as State Routes 1 to 5 were assigned to proposed Interstate Highways (in Utah law; the routes were never signed as such), and SR-41 was on the route of I-15, which was SR-1 under Utah law. However, since I-15 near Brigham City was almost complete, only the portion of SR-41 north of Riverside was assigned SR-1; the remainder was instead renumbered as an extension of SR-84, which had ended at Hot Springs Junction north of Ogden.[2] Since the original proposed alignment of I-15 would have passed east of Tremonton and Riverside, this extension of SR-84 turned east at Riverside, following present SR-30 to SR-154 (Garland Road). When SR-154 was removed from the state highway system in 1969, SR-84 was extended farther east over part of it to SR-69 (now SR-38) near Collinston. Finally, in the 1977 renumbering, the part of SR-84 between Hot Springs Junction and Brigham City was redesignated US-89, and State Route 13 was created for the portion between Brigham City and Collinston.[8]

By 1982, proposed I-15 had been moved west to its current alignment north of Tremonton, and a new SR-129 was created to connect it with Riverside along present SR-30. For continuity, SR-13 was cut back to Riverside, with the Riverside-Collinston portion also becoming SR-129. SR-13 was extended north from Riverside to I-15 at exit 392 near Plymouth in 1988, replacing what had been maintained as temporary I-15. A small realignment was made in 2008 at the SR-83 intersection in Corinne, moving SR-13 from the diagonal routing alongside the rail line to a straight north–south routing on 4800 West.[9]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Box Elder County.

Location mi km Destinations Notes
Brigham City 0.000 0.000 US-89 / US-91 (1100 South) – Ogden, Logan Southern terminus
1.343 2.161 SR-90 east (200 South) – US-89/US-91
2.872 4.622 SR-38 north (Main Street) – Honeyville
5.498–
5.726
8.848–
9.215
I-15 / I-84 – Salt Lake City, Tremonton Exit 365
Corinne 8.212 13.216 SR-83 west – Thiokol
Elwood 15.527–
15.772
24.988–
25.383
I-15 / I-84 – Pocatello, Twin Falls, Boise Exit 376
Tremonton 19.881 31.995 SR-102 (East Main Street) – Deweyville Haws Corner Junction (Crossroads)
22.404 36.056 SR-82 south (West 12800 North [Factory Street]) Near Garland
Riverside 24.956 40.163 SR-30 (West 15200 North) – I-15, Logan
32.670–
32.841
52.577–
52.852
I-15 – Pocatello Exit 392; northern terminus
Near Plymouth
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b UDOT Highway Reference, SR-13
  2. ^ a b Utah Department of Transportation, Highway Resolutions: "Route 41".  (10.9 MB), updated October 2007, accessed May 2008
  3. ^ Rand McNally Auto Road Atlas, 1926
  4. ^ Utah State Legislature (1927). Chapter 21: Designation of State Roads. Session Laws of Utah. 41. From Brigham northwesterly to Corinne, thence northerly via Tremonton and Garland to the Utah-Idaho State line near Portage, Utah. 
  5. ^ Bureau of Public Roads & American Association of State Highway Officials (November 11, 1926). United States System of Highways Adopted for Uniform Marking by the American Association of State Highway Officials (Map). 1:7,000,000. Washington, DC: U.S. Geological Survey. OCLC 32889555. Retrieved November 7, 2013 – via University of North Texas Libraries. 
  6. ^ Rand McNally & Company, Texaco Road Map: Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, 1937
  7. ^ Utah State Legislature (1935). Chapter 37: Designation of State Roads. Session Laws of Utah. Route 82. From a point on route 41 two miles east of Tremonton thence north to Garland Sugar Factory on route 41. 
  8. ^ Utah Department of Transportation, Highway Resolutions: "Route 84".  (6.85 MB), updated November 2007, accessed May 2008
  9. ^ Utah Department of Transportation, Highway Resolutions: "Route 13".  (4.69 MB), updated February 2008, accessed May 2008

External links[edit]

Route map: Bing / Google

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