Wyoming Highway 259

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Wyoming Highway 259 marker

Wyoming Highway 259
Horse Ranch Creek Road
Route information
Maintained by WYDOT
Length: 18.00 mi[1] (28.97 km)
Major junctions
South end: I-25 / US 87
North end: WYO 387 in Midwest
Location
Counties: Natrona
Highway system

State highways in Wyoming

WYO 258 WYO 270
US 85 US 87.svg US 89

Wyoming Highway 259 is an 18.00-mile-long (28.97 km) north-south state highway located in northeastern Natrona County, north of Casper, in the east-central part of the U.S. state of Wyoming. The highway is the former routing of U.S. Route 87, after that highway was relocated onto Interstate 25.

Route description[edit]

Wyoming Highway 259 begins its southern end at an interchange with I-25/US 87 (Exit 210).[2] Highway 259 heads north 18.00 miles (28.97 km) to the Town of Midwest just east of the Town of Edgerton.[3] Here WYO 259 comes to an end at Wyoming Highway 387 near the Salt Creek Oil Field.[2] Highway 259 is the fastest route for travelers between Casper and Midwest.[4]

History[edit]

Wyoming Highway 259 is the former routing of U.S. Route 87 prior to relocation along Interstate 25.[2]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Natrona County.

Location mi km Destinations Notes
  0.00 0.00 I-25 / US 87 Southern Terminus of WYO 259
Exit 210 (I-25/US 87)
Midwest 18.00 28.97 WYO 387 Northern Terminus of WYO 259
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  • Official 2003 State Highway Map of Wyoming

External links[edit]