Business Loop I-70 - Burlington

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The business loop in Burlington joins Interstate 70 with the city center between Exits 437 and 438. The 1.97 mile route overlaps with U.S. 385 north from I-70 along Lincoln Street to U.S. 24 (Rose Avenue) east. The three routes combine east through the business district to 8th Street. U.S. 385 leads north from the Kit Carson County seat to Wray while U.S. 24 spurs northeast. Rose Avenue (Route 070Q) returns Business Loop I-70 to I-70 in 0.24 miles.

Signs from Interstate 70 acknowledge Business Loop I-70 from both ends. The route however is not cosigned along either U.S. 24 or U.S. 385.

U.S. 385 north & Business Loop I-70 east
U.S. 385 confirming marker posted along Lincoln Street north from I-70. Business Loop I-70 provides an array of traveler services along Lincoln Street north to U.S. 24 (Rose Avenue). Photo taken 10/17/04.
Northbound U.S. 385 & Business Loop I-70 (Lincoln Street) approach the junction with U.S. 24 (Rose Avenue). U.S. 24 enters Burlington from Bethune, seven miles to the west. Photo taken 10/17/04.
Route 024C ends as U.S. 24 combines with Business Loop I-70 and U.S. 385 along Rose Avenue through Downtown Burlington. Photo taken 10/17/04.
U.S. 24-Business Loop I-70 east & U.S. 385 north
U.S. 24 is referenced as the through route for Rose Avenue, despite it being inventoried as Route 385C. Business Loop I-70 remains unsigned. Photo taken 10/17/04.
Route 024D spurs northeast from Business Loop I-70 (Rose Avenue) along Old Highway 24 for 1.41 miles. Photo taken 10/17/04.
U.S. 24 west
Old US 24 lines the north side of Interstate 70 west from Kanorado, Kansas toward Burlington. The western most 1.41 miles are state maintained as Route 024D. U.S. 24 signage appears as the route merges with Business Loop I-70 (Rose Avenue). Photo taken 10/17/04.
U.S. 385 south joins Business Loop I-70 & U.S. 24 (Rose Avenue) to the immediate west from 8th Street. Photo taken 10/17/04.
U.S. 24-Business Loop I-70 west & U.S. 385 south
U.S. 385 and Business Loop I-70 separate from U.S. 24 (Rose Avenue) west of Downtown Burlington. U.S. 24 continues west to Bethune, Stratton and Seibert. Photo taken 10/17/04.



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10/17/04 by AARoads

Page Updated 04-19-2017.