U.S. 40 East - Kremmling to Genesee Park

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U.S. 40 east
Removed by 2015, this mileage sign was posted along U.S. 40 (Park Avenue) east of 7th Street in the town of Kremmling. Photo taken 08/27/04.
U.S. 40 enters Byers Canyon east of Parshall and milepost 199. Photo taken 08/27/04.
U.S. 40 crosses the Colorado River ahead of County Road 50 east. Photo taken 08/27/04.
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U.S. 40 winds northward along side the Colorado River through scenic Byers Canyon. Photos taken 08/27/04.
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Nearing the north end of Byers Canyon, U.S. 40 approaches Hot Sulphur Springs and the east slopes of Mount Bross. Photos taken 08/27/04. Photos taken 08/27/04.
Hot Sulphur Springs is the seat of Grand County. Sitting at an elevation of 7,670 feet along the Colorado River, the town offers rafting opportunities through Byers Canyon and natural hot springs. Photo taken 08/27/04.
Grand Avenue separates from U.S. 40 one block north through the Hot Sulfur Springs business district. The street was formerly posted as County Road 20, but this assembly on U.S. 40 east was taken down by 2007. Photo taken 08/27/04.
Grand County 55 provides an alternate route to U.S. 40, following Gardiner Creek southeast around the south slope of Mount Chauncey. It reconnects with U.S. 40 near the Ninemile Creek bridge south of Granby. Photo taken 08/27/04.
Heading east from Hot Sulphur Springs, U.S. 40 advances nine miles to Granby and 21 miles to Tabernash. An older mileage sign here (replaced by 2015) listed Granby at 11 miles, and Grand Lake instead of Tabernash. Photo taken 08/27/04.
U.S. 40 leaves the Hot Sulphur Springs town limits just north of this shield assembly at Nevava Street. Photo taken 08/27/04.
Near Windy Gap Reservoir, eastbound U.S. 40 meets the south end of Colorado 125. Colorado 125 ventures north toward Willow Creek Pass (elevation 9,621 feet), then enters Jackson County en route to Walden and the Wyoming towns of Saratoga, Encampment and Laramie as Wyoming 230. Photo taken 08/27/04.
Colorado 125 travels 75.41 miles overall, from U.S. 40 west of Granby to the Wyoming state line, 22 miles beyond Walden. Photo taken 08/27/04.
East from SH 125, U.S. 40 advances two miles to the Granby town center and 13 miles south to the community of Tabernash. Photo taken 08/27/04.
1.9 miles southeast of SH 125, U.S. 40 converges with the western terminus of U.S. 34 in west Granby. Photo taken 08/27/04.
Open only during the summer over Trail Ridge Road through Rocky Mountain National Park, U.S. 34 generally travels north between Granby, Grand Lake and Milner Pass (el. 10,758 feet). Photo taken 08/27/04.
U.S. 40 turns south from Granby to Winter Park, Interstate 70 and Denver. Through Rocky Mountain National Park, U.S. 34 traverses Fall River Pass (el. 11,796 feet) and the Trail Ridge Road High Point (el. 12,183 feet) at the Gore Range. The route emerges from the park at Estes Park en route to Loveland. Photo taken 08/27/04.
U.S. 6 & 40 split with Interstate 70 three miles east of Idaho Springs. U.S. 40 follows and branches south from U.S. 6 to cross Clear Creek and parallel I-70 east between Exits 244 and 251. Photo taken 08/27/04.
Segment C of U.S. 40 separates from Interstate 70 at a diamond interchange (Exit 254) in Genesee Park. Photo taken 02/02/02.
U.S. 40 turns east at Mt. Vernon Country Club Road to parallel the freeway to Lookout Mountain Road. This recreation sign referenced several points of interest to the northeast. Photo taken 02/02/02.
U.S. 40 initially runs just above Interstate 70 before curving northward northward to Lookout Mountain Road on the ensuing stretch. Photo taken 02/02/02.

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02/02/02, 08/27/04 by AARoads

Connect with:
Interstate 70
U.S. 6

Page Updated 05-04-2017.