Colorado State Highway 140

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State Highway 140

Map of La Plata County in southwestern Colorado with SH 140 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by CDOT
Length23.435 mi[1] (37.715 km)
Major junctions
South end NM 170 at the New Mexico state line
North end US 160 west of Durango
CountryUnited States
CountiesLa Plata
Highway system
  • Colorado State Highway System
SH 139 SH 141

State Highway 140 (SH 140) is a 23.435 mi (37.715 km) long state highway in the southwestern corner of Colorado. SH 140's southern terminus is at New Mexico State Road 170 (NM 170) at the New Mexico state line, and the northern terminus is at U.S. Route 160 (US 160) west of Durango.

Route description

SH 140 begins in the south on the Southern Ute Indian Reservation at the New Mexico state line where the road becomes New Mexico State Road 170 coming from Farmington, NM. From the state line, the road proceeds northward passing near the town of Marvel and reaching its northern terminus at US 160 near the small town of Hesperus roughly eleven miles west of Durango.

Major intersections

The entire route is in La Plata County.

0.0000.000 NM 170 – FarmingtonContinuation beyond New Mexico state line; Southern terminus
Hesperus23.43537.715 US 160 – Mancos, DurangoNorthern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ a b "Segment Descriptions for Highway 140". Colorado Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2008-04-07.[permanent dead link]

External links

Media related to Colorado State Highway 140 at Wikimedia Commons