K-55 (Kansas highway)


K-55 (Kansas highway)

KSRoutebox
type=KS
article_route=55
yrcom=1932cite web|last=Kennedy|first=Richie|work=Kansas Highways 7.0|title=Kansas Highways Routelog|url=http://www.route56.com/highways/highways.cgi?hwy1=89&fulldesc=1&hist=1&I=1&photos=1]
yrdecom=
length_mi=13
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counties=SU, CO
cities=Udall, Belle Plaine
direction_a=East
terminus_a=
direction_b=West
terminus_b=
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next_type=KS
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K-55 is a 13-mile east-west link between K-15 in Udall and US-81 11 miles north of Wellington. It passes through the town of Belle Plaine.

It's westbound terminus is a triangle-type intersection. Just before the western terminus, the road passes under the Kansas Turnpike, although there is no intersection. Turnpike access is available at K-53 to the north and US-160 to the south near Wellington.

History

K-55 appears on the 1932 Kansas Highway map, although it ended at an older alignment of K-15, just east of Udall. [ [http://www.ksdot.org/burtransplan/maps/HistoricStateMaps.asp Kansas Department of Transportation: Historic State Maps ] ]

References

External links

* [http://www.ksdot.org/burtransplan/maps/MapsState.asp KDOT State Map]


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