Interstate 70 & U.S. 24 east
Interstate 70 stays south of Flagler to a diamond interchange (Exit 395) with County Road 5. Photo taken 04/23/17.
Exit 395 departs Interstate 70 & U.S. 24 east for County Road 5 south and Ruffner Avenue north. The Flagler business district resides less than a mile to the northwest. Photo taken 04/23/17.
A 9.8 mile exit less stretch ensues east from Flagler to Siebert. Photo taken 04/23/17.
Seibert is the first of five incorporated towns along Interstate 70 and U.S. 24 through Kit Carson County. With over 4,000, Burlington, 42 miles ahead, is the largest of the communities. Photo taken 04/23/17.
Interstate 70 & U.S. 24 sink southward to span the Republican River near Flagler Reservoir. Photo taken 04/23/17.
The freeway bends back to the north and bee lines east from milepost 399 to Siebert. Photo taken 04/23/17.
U.S. 24 emerges from Interstate 70 along the north side frontage road at County Road 12. Inventoried as Route 024B, U.S. 24 runs independent of I-70 east through Seibert to Burlington. Colorado 59 connects the freeway with the extant portion of U.S. 24 via Exit 405 in one mile. Photo taken 04/23/17.
A 173.35 mile highway, Colorado 59 originates 41 miles to the south at U.S. 40 & 287 in Kit Carson and ends at Sedgewick and U.S. 138 near the Nebraska state line. Photo taken 04/23/17.
Interstate 70 east
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Interstate 70 continues solo from Seibert east six miles to Vona and 31 miles to Burlington. Photos taken 04/23/17.
Vona, a small town of around 100, is located just north of Exit 412 along U.S. 24. Photo taken 04/23/17.
County Road 23 north becomes unsigned Business Spur I-70 at the diamond interchange (Exit 412) with Interstate 70. The Vona Business Spur goes for 0.528 miles to 1st Avenue and U.S. 24 (North Street). Photo taken 04/23/17.
Motorists continue 6.9 miles east from Vona to Exit 419 to Stratton. Photo taken 04/23/17.
Interstate 70 is 23 miles out from Burlington and 291 miles west of Salina, Kansas. Goodland, 59 miles ahead, is the first major destination of I-70 east in Kansas. Photo taken 04/23/17.
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Passing by milepost 416, Interstate 70 dips to cross the East Branch of Spring Creek. Photos taken 04/23/17.
SH 57 (Colorado Avenue) provides a 0.535 mile link from forthcoming Exit 419 to the Stratton town center in one mile. Photo taken 04/23/17.
Colorado 57 is unmarked at the diamond interchange (Exit 419) with I-70 and at U.S. 24 (4th Street) in Stratton. The short segment is all that remains of a once longer route to Kirk and U.S. 36. Photo taken 04/23/17.
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Traveling due east, Interstate 70 progresses eight miles to Bethune and 16 miles to Burlington. Photos taken 04/23/17.
The KYLE Railroad, U.S. 24 and I-70 all kink southward across a ridge along Landsman Creek beyond milepost 426. Photo taken 04/23/17.
One mile ahead of Exit 429 for Bethune, a town of over 250, on Interstate 70 east. Photo taken 04/23/17.
Eastbound I-70 at the diamond interchange (Exit 429) with County Road 40. Bethune lies just north of U.S. 24 and east of CR 40, a half mile north of Exit 429. Photo taken 04/23/17.
Traversing agricultural areas to the southeast of Bethune on Interstate 70 east. Photo taken 04/23/17.
The final two interchanges along Interstate 70 serve the city of Burlington, seven miles ahead. Salina, Kansas is still a four hour drive away. Photo taken 04/23/17.
Parallel U.S. 24 comes into view in this scene along Interstate 70 east at Beaver Creek. Photo taken 04/23/17.
Business Loop I-70 overlays U.S. 385 (Lincoln Street) north and U.S. 24 (Rose Avenue) east through Downtown Burlington from Exit 437. The business route is not posted along either surface street, with signs instead displaying just the US routes. Photo taken 04/23/17.
U.S. 385 represents a lightly traveled route through the eastern counties of Colorado. South from Burlington, the US highway goes 38 miles to the Cheyenne County seat of Cheyenne Wells. North from 8th Street, U.S. 385 extends 54 miles to the Yuma County seat of Wray. Photo taken 04/23/17.
A diamond interchange (Exit 437) joins Interstate 70 with the commercial strip along Lincoln Street north to U.S. 24 (Rose Avenue). U.S. 385 doubles as the High Plains Highway scenic route north to Julesburg and south to U.S. 40 at Cheyenne Wells. Photo taken 04/23/17.
Interstate 70 arcs northeast along the south side of Burlington to a diamond interchange (Exit 438) with Rose Avenue. Photo taken 04/23/17.
Rose Avenue is officially Route 070Q (Business Spur I-70) between Exit 438 and the state maintained segment of Old Highway 24 (Route 024D) nearby. Guide signs reference U.S. 24, as Route 024D ends just east of CR 50 and Exit 438, with U.S. 24 making an implied overlap with Interstate 70 to the Kansas state line. Photo taken 04/23/17.
Exit 438 leaves Interstate 70 east for Business Loop I-70 and U.S. 24 (Rose Avenue) west to U.S. 385 (8th Street) and the Burlington business district. County Road V ties into Exit 438 from farm land to the east. Photo taken 04/23/17.
Interstate 70 & U.S. 24 east
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A 12.3 mile exit less stretch ensues east from Burlington to Kanorado, Kansas. Photos taken 04/23/17.
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The trio of Interstate 70, Old US Highway 24 (north side frontage road) and the KYLE Railroad bee line four miles east to the railroad siding of Peconic. Photos taken 04/23/17.
Interstate 70 and Old US Highway 24 make an S-curve to bypass Peconic from milepost 444 to 445. The freeway straightens out again to the County Road 59 underpass. Photo taken 04/23/17.
An eastbound weigh station operates along Interstate 70 & U.S. 24 just beyond the Kansas state line. Photo taken 04/23/17.
K-267 spurs north from Exit 1 to the rural city of Kanorado in 1.75 miles. Photo taken 04/23/17.
Entering Sherman County, Kansas, Interstate 70 concludes the 449.59 mile trip across Colorado. Photo taken 04/23/17.


 


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04/23/17 by AARoads

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Page Updated 05-09-2017.