Colorado State Highway 22

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State Highway 22

124th Avenue
SH 22 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by CDOT
Length2.477 mi[1] (3.986 km)
Major junctions
West endBrighton Road in Henderson
Major intersections US 85 at Henderson
East endSable Boulevard in Brighton
CountryUnited States
Highway system
  • Colorado State Highway System
SH 21 SH 23

State Highway 22 (SH 22), also known as 124th Avenue, is a 2.477-mile (3.986 km) state highway in Brighton, Colorado, United States, that connects Brighton Road with Sable Boulevard.

Route description

SH 22 begins at Sable Boulevard (formerly Colorado State Highway 2. From its easter terminus, it winds westward, crossing several major streets in the city. After crossing U.S. Route 85 (US 85) it exits the Brighton urban area boundary. Continuing on, the route crosses the Fulton Canal and ends at Brighton Road, just north of the unincorporated community of Henderson.

Throughout its entire length, SH 22 remains a two-lane road. Along its route, there are traffic lights at various intersections to control traffic flow.


The route was established in early 1940s, first numbered as SH 128. In 1954, it was renumbered to SH 22. The route was paved, as it is today, in 1963.[2]

Major intersections

The entire route is in Brighton, Adams County.

2.4763.985Henderson Road west – Riverdale RoadContinuation west from western terminus
Brighton RoadWestern terminus
US 85 north (CanAm Highway) – E-470 (toll road), Fort Lupton, Greeley

US 85 south (CanAm Highway) – Denver
E-470 east connect with Denver International Airport
0.0000.000Sable BoulevardEastern terminus;
formerly SH 2
Valente Drive eastContinuation east from eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also


  1. ^ a b "Segment list for SH 22". Colorado Department of Transportation. Retrieved March 3, 2010.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Salek, Matthew E. (January 30, 2010). "Colorado Routes 20–39". Retrieved March 3, 2010.

External links

Media related to Colorado State Highway 22 at Wikimedia Commons