U.S. Route 75 in Kansas

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This article is about the section of U.S. Route 75 in Kansas. For the entire route, see U.S. Route 75.

U.S. Route 75 marker

U.S. Route 75
Route information
Maintained by KDOT
Existed: 1926 – present
Major junctions
South end: US-75 near Caney
  I-35 / US-50 near Melvern
I-335 / I-470 / Kansas Turnpike in Topeka
I-70 / US-40 / K-4 in Topeka
North end: US 75 near Sabetha
Highway system
  • Kansas State Highway System

U.S. Route 75 (US 75) is a north–south U.S. Highway stretching from Kittson County, Minnesota to Dallas, Texas. In Kansas, the highway runs from south to north through the eastern part of the state. It enters the state from Oklahoma near Caney and runs north, serving the state capitol of Topeka. The highway continues north of Topeka, passing by the Potawatomi and Kickapoo Indian reservation, and passes over the Nebraska state line near Sabetha.

Route description[edit]

US 75 enters Kansas from Oklahoma near Caney and almost immediately starts an overlap with US 166. The highways split about 4 miles north of the state line. South of Neodesha, US 75 overlaps with US 400 as a 2 lane freeway.

At Interstate 35 (I-35), US 75 becomes a two-lane expressway again, passing east of Melvern Lake. About 15 miles south of Topeka, the highway becomes a four lane freeway. US 75 crosses the Kansas Turnpike without any direct access and drivers must use I-470 to access the turnpike. US 75 runs around the main part of the city along I-470 and I-70.

Leaving Topeka, US 75 becomes its own route again. Between Hoyt and Holton, the highway runs along the eastern border of the Potawatomi Indian Reservation. A few miles to the north, the highway runs west of the Kickapoo Reservation. North of Sabetha, US 75 exits the state into Nebraska.

Junction list[edit]

County Location mi km Destinations Notes
Montgomery US-75 south Continuation into Oklahoma
Caney US-166 east – Coffeyville, Joplin South end of US 166 overlap
US-166 west – Sedan North end of US 166 overlap
US-160 west – Elk City South end of US 160 overlap
Independence US-160 east – Oswego North end of US 160 overlap
US-400 east – Parsons South end of US 400 overlap; south end of expressway
Wilson Neodesha US-400 west – Fredonia North end of US 400 overlap; north end of expressway
US-75 Bus. north – Altoona
K-47 – Fredonia, Girard

US-75 Bus. south – Altoona
K-39 east – Chanute South end of K-39 overlap
K-39 west – Benedict North end of K-39 overlap
Woodson Yates Center US-54 – Eureka, Iola
Coffey K-58 east – Colony South end of K-58 overlap
K-58 west – Madison North end of K-58 overlap
I-35 / US-50 – Emporia, Wichita, Kansas City I-35 exit 155. South end of Super 2
Osage Township Road
K-276 west – Olivet
K-31 south – Melvern North end of Super-2. South end of concurrency with K-31
K-278 west – Eisenhower State Park
Lyndon K-68 east – Ottawa Western terminus of K-68
K-31 north / K-268 east – Osage City, Ottawa North end of concurrency with K-31. Western terminus of K-268
US-56 – Burlingame, Baldwin City South end of freeway. US-56 also serves Scranton and Overbrook.
Carbondale Main Street, E. 137th Street
Shawnee Topeka Boulevard Former US 75 Alt.
SW 77th Street – Topeka Regional Airport
SW 57th Street
Topeka I-470 east to I-335 (Kansas Turnpike) – Wichita, Kansas City South end of I-470 overlap; I-470 exit 5
See I-470
I-470 end / I-70 / US-40 / K-4 west – Salina North end of I-470 overlap; south end of I-70/US-40/K-4 overlap; I-470 exit 1A, I-70 exit 355
See I-70
I-70 / US-40 / K-4 east – Lawrence, Kansas City North end of I-70/US 40/K-4 overlap; I-70 EB exit 358, WB exit 358A
North Topeka NW Lower Silver Lake Road, NW 17th Street
US-24 – Manhattan, Lawrence
NW 35th Street North end of freeway
Jackson K-214 north (110th Road) – Hoyt Clockwise terminus of K-214
K-214 south (118th Road) – Hoyt Counterclockwise terminus of K-214
150th Road Interchange
Holton K-116 east / K-16 (4th Street) – Onaga, Valley Falls
K-9 – Wetmore, Netawaka
Brown K-20 east – Horton, Kickapoo Reservation
Fairview US-36 – Seneca, Hiawatha Interchange
Sabetha Main Street, 270th Street Interchange
Nemaha K-246 – Sabetha
US 75 north Continuation into Nebraska
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


External links[edit]

Route map: Bing / Google

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