Utah State Route 172

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State Route 172 marker

State Route 172
5600 West
Route information
Defined by Utah Code §72-4-123
Maintained by UDOT
Length: 9.218 mi[1] (14.835 km)
Existed: 1985 – present
Major junctions
South end: 6200 South in Kearns
  SR-171 in West Valley City
SR-201 in West Valley City
North end: I-80 in Salt Lake City
Highway system
  • State highways in Utah
SR-171 SR-173

State Route 172 (SR-172) is a state highway in the U.S. state of Utah connecting 6200 South and West Valley City to SR-201 and I-80 via 5600 West in a span of 9.22 miles (14.84 km). The highway was formed in 1985.

Route description[edit]

The route begins at the junction of 6200 South and 5600 West and heads due north on the latter as a two-lane undivided highway, with wide shoulders on each side. Past the intersection of SR-173, the road widens to four lanes. Past the diamond interchange at SR-201, the route loses two lanes in each direction. The highway continues in this manner until it terminates at the diamond interchange at I-80.[2]

History[edit]

State Route 172 was formed in 1985 by the Utah Transportation Commission. Since the route's formation, it has not been changed.[3]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Salt Lake County. [4]

Location[4] mi[1] km Destinations Notes
Kearns 0.000 0.000 6200 South Southern terminus
West Valley City 0.993 1.598 SR-173 (5400 South)
3.993 6.426 SR-171 (3500 South)
Salt Lake City 5.933–
6.086
9.548–
9.794
SR-201 – Magna, Salt Lake City
9.005–
9.218
14.492–
14.835
I-80 – Wendover, Salt Lake City Northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

Route map: Google

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