Kentucky Route 59

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Map
KY 59 highlighted in red
Route information
Length25.999 mi[1] (41.841 km)
Major junctions
South end KY 2 near Olive Hill
Major intersections KY 9 / KY 10 in Vanceburg
North end KY 8 in Vanceburg
Location
CountryUnited States
StateKentucky
CountiesCarter, Lewis
Highway system
KY 58 US 60

Kentucky Route 59 (KY 59) is a 25.999-mile-long (41.841 km) state highway in Kentucky.

Route description

KY 59 starts at a junction with KY 2 near Olive Hill in Carter County. This is the only major junction in the county.[2] KY 59 enters Lewis County south of Emerson. It intersects KY 1662 there. Then, KY 59 meets KY 1068 and KY 474 before reaching Kinniconick, where it intersects with KY 344; all four routes terminate at KY 59. In Vanceburg, KY 59 intersects with KY 9, KY 10, and KY 1149 before terminating at KY 8.[3][4]

Junction list

CountyLocation[4]mi[1]kmDestinationsNotes
Carter0.0000.000 KY 2
LewisEmerson3.3915.457
KY 1662 west (Rayburn Fork Road)
Eastern terminus of KY 1662
9.20214.809
KY 1068 west (Laurel Creek Road)
Eastern terminus of KY 1068
12.73220.490
KY 474 east (Scotts Branch Road)
Western terminus of KY 474
Kinniconick20.52533.032
KY 344 west – Flemingsburg
Eastern terminus of KY 344
Vanceburg24.96340.174 KY 9 / KY 10
25.34440.787
KY 1149 east (Washington Avenue)
Western terminus of KY 1149
25.99941.841 KY 8 / Main StreetNorthern terminus of KY 59; former KY 2525 east
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Staff. "Official DMI Route Log". Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. Retrieved December 12, 2011.
  2. ^ Functional Classification Map: Carter County, Kentucky (PDF) (Map). Cartography by Office of Planning. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. Retrieved December 12, 2011.
  3. ^ Functional Classification Map: Lewis County, Kentucky (PDF) (Map). Cartography by Office of Planning. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. Retrieved December 12, 2011.
  4. ^ a b Google (November 5, 2015). "Kentucky Route 59" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved November 5, 2015.