U.S. 95 Alternate begins at Schurz and reconnects with U.S. 95 along Interstate 80 (Exit 83), midway between Bradys Hot Springs and Lovelock. The 106 mile route loops west from U.S. 95 to Yerington, Silver Springs and Fernley. The section of U.S. 95 Alternate between Silver Springs and Fernley doubles as the west leg of U.S. 50 Alternate.
U.S. 95 Alternate Guides
Prior to 1962, U.S. 95 angled west from Fallon to Fernley along what is now U.S. 50 Alternate, and with U.S. 40 northeast from Fernley to Bradys Hot Springs and Winnemucca. U.S. 95 Alternate was already in place from Schurz west to Yerington, and north from there to Silver Springs and Fernley. With the reroute of U.S. 95 north from Fallon over Nevada 1A, old U.S. 95 northwest from U.S. 50 near Hazen to Fernley was renumbered as a part of U.S. 95 Alternate. This changed again on November 12, 1976 when AASHTO approved the designation of U.S. 50 Alternate, which overtook U.S. 95 Alternate northwest from U.S. 50 to Hazen and Fernley, and was added to U.S. 95 Alternate south back to U.S. 50 at Silver Springs. U.S. 95 Alternate was removed from the leg between Fernley and Hazen. It remained pair with U.S. 40 and the eventual I-80 northeast to U.S. 98 near Humbolt Sink.
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