The Richfield business loop follows Utah State Route 120 along 1200 South and Main Street through the Sevier County seat. Trailblazers for I-70 and U.S. 89 take the place of Business Loop shields on the 3.87 mile long route. Guide signs posted on I-70/U.S. 89 at Exit 37 and Exit 40 however acknowledge the route.

With a population of 7,551 as of the 2010 Census, Richfield sits at an elevation of 5,354 feet above sea level. The Richfield north and south access roads were constructed at the same time the I-70 mainline was built to the west of the city in 1986.

Business Loop I-70 East Utah State Route 120 North
Business Loop I-70 east & SR 120 north follow West 1300 South between Interstate 70 and Main Street. The two routes combine with SR 118 north along Main Street toward Downtown Richfield. SR 118 is the original U.S. 89 alignment through Richfield. 10/18/04
The business loop turns northward onto Main Street at SR 118. SR 118 continues S. Main Street to Richfield Municipal Airport, Jensen, Nibley and Elsinore. Richfield is the seat of Sevier County. With a population of 7,551 as of 2010 Census, the city sits at an elevation of 5,354 feet above sea level. 10/18/04
Business Loop I-70 East Utah State Route 118 Utah State Route 120 North
Traveling north on Main Street at the 640 South/S. Main Street intersection. Business Loop I-70 west and SR 120 south split from northbound via a diagonal street to 1200 South. 10/18/04
Entering Downtown Richfield on Business Loop I-70 east and SR 120 northbound ahead of the traffic signal at Main and Center Streets.
SR 118 is sparsely signed along the stretch of Main Street it shares with Business Loop I-70 and SR 120. 10/18/04
One block south of the unmarked SR 118 (300 North) northbound split from Main Street at 200 North. An I-70 trailblazer directed motorists to continue northward on the business loop. The span wire assembly was removed by 2014. 10/18/04
State Route 118 continues the original alignment of U.S. 89 by turning eastward onto 300 North from Business Loop I-70 east & SR 120 north (Main Street). SR 118 ventures northeast to Gramse, Kema and Sigurd. 10/18/04
Business Loop I-70 East Utah State Route 120 North
An Interstate 70 and U.S. 89 trailblazer assembly follows the Main Street intersection with SR 118 (300 North) in Richfield. 07/31/09
Continuing north, Business Loop I-70/SR 120 (Main Street) kink northeast beyond 1000 North just prior to the junction with Interstate 70 and U.S. 89. 10/18/04
Entering the diamond interchange with I-70/U.S. 89 along Main Street north. 10/18/04
Eastbound travelers continue 14 miles to Salina and the split with U.S. 89. 10/18/04
U.S. 89 south follows Interstate 70 west for another 17 miles to Sevier. 10/18/04
Interstate 70 west and U.S. 89 south use Las Vegas as the control city for the freeway connection with Interstate 15 at Cove Fort. 10/18/04
Business Loop I-70 West Utah State Route 120 South
Leading south along the north Richfield access road, motorists pass the eastbound ramps with I-70 by a number of traveler services. 08/14/10
Entering Downtown Richfield, Business Loop I-70 west & SR 120 (Main Street) south approach SR 118 (East 300 North). SR 118, which is old U.S. 89, leads east out of Downtown to SR 119 / Glenwood Road. SR 119 travels east to join with SR 24 en route to Capitol Reef National Park. 08/14/10
Business Loop I-70 and SR 120 combine with SR 118 beyond East 300 North for 1.6 miles along Main Street south. 08/14/10
Business Loop I-70 West Utah State Route 118 Utah State Route 120 South
Formerly suspended above Main Street was this Interstate 70 trailblazer. There are no business loop shields along Main Street, but a sole SR 120 shield is posted just south of the SR 118 / East 300 North intersection. 08/14/10
Continuing through Downtown Richfield along Business Loop I-70 west & SR 118-120 (Main Street) south. 08/14/10
Development changes as Main Street leaves Downtown as an array of motels and strip malls line both sides of the business route. 08/14/10
A regional center, most motorist services can be found in Richfield. The succeeding traffic light is with 800 South. 08/15/10
An SR 120 reassurance marker appears along Main Street beyond 800 South. 08/15/10
Westbound Business Loop I-70/SR 118-120 (Main Street) at 1100 South. The subsequent traffic light leads motorists to I-70 via 1300 South. 08/15/10
Business Loop I-70 and SR 118-120/Main Street meet 1100 South. At 1300 South, Business Loop I-70 and SR 120 turn right to return to Interstate 70. 08/15/10
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Business Loop I-70 and SR 120 turn onto 1300 South from Main Street. SR 118 (Main Street) continues southward en route to Elsinore. 08/15/10
Business Loop I-70 West Utah State Route 120 South
Another set of trailblazers for I-70 and U.S. 89 stand beyond the intersection with SR 118 (Main Street). Several motorist service options populate the ensuing stretch of 1300 South ahead of College Avenue to Sevier Valley Center and Snow College. 08/15/10
Facing nearly due west after College Avenue, West 1300 South advances to the exchange with I-70/U.S. 89. 08/15/10
This sign advises traffic bound for Elsinore to take I-70 west and U.S. 89 south, while traffic bound for Salina is directed onto the freeway eastbound. 08/15/10
Interstate 70 and U.S. 89 overlap northward to Salina, where they split. U.S. 89 proceeds north to Spanish Fork, Provo and Salt Lake City. I-70 curves east toward the San Rafael Swell and Green River. 08/15/10
U.S. 89 extends south from I-70 westbound toward Panguitch and Kanab, then eastward toward Page, Arizona. 08/15/10
Business Loop I-70 and SR 120 end at the entrance ramp to I-70 west and U.S. 89 south. Interstate 70 continues west to Cove Fort, where the freeway merges with I-15 south en route to Cedar City, St. George and Las Vegas. 08/15/10



Photo Credits:

  • 10/18/04 by AARoads.
  • 07/31/09 by Landry Heaton.
  • 08/14/10 by AARoads.
  • 08/15/10 by AARoads.

Connect with:
Interstate 70
U.S. 89
State Route 118

Page Updated 06-30-2016.

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