Wyoming Highway 159

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Wyoming Highway 159

WYO 159 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by WYDOT, City of Torrington
Length12.78 mi[1] (20.57 km)
Major junctions
South end US 26 / US 85 in Torrington
North end CR 47 north of Torrington
CountryUnited States
Highway system
  • Wyoming State Highway System
WYO 158 WYO 160

Wyoming Highway 159 (WYO 159) is a 12.78-mile-long (20.57 km) north-south Wyoming State Road located in east-central Goshen County and travels north of Torrington.

Route description

Wyoming Highway 159 begins at US 26/US 85 (Valley Road W.) and from there travels north through the western parts of Torrington named W. C Street .[2] The first 0.45-mile (0.7 km) through the city is maintained by the city of Torrington. State maintenance begins at Milepost 0.45.[3] WYO 159 reaches the city limits at 1.43 miles.[3] Just north of Torrington, at approximately 2.6 miles, WYO 159 turns west but back north again a mile later.[2] Highway 159 crosses the Interstate Canal afterward, which provides water for farmland irrigation that comes from the Whalen Diversion Dam near Fort Laramie. For the remaining miles north of the canal, WYO 159 travels through prairie land till its end at Milepost 12.78[1] at an intersection with Goshen CR 233.[3]

Major intersections

The entire route is in Goshen County. [4]

Torrington0.000.00 US 26 / US 85
12.7820.57 CR 47
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ a b Wyoming Department of Transportation Reference Marker Book - November 2004 (PDF) (Map). WYDOT. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 17, 2011. Retrieved 2010-02-12.
  2. ^ a b Google (5 September 2016). "Wyoming Highway 159" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 5 September 2016.
  3. ^ a b c Wyoming @ AARoads.com - Wyoming Routes 100-199
  4. ^ Geography Division (2016). "Wyoming Governmental Unit Reference Map". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 23, 2017.
  • Official 2003 State Highway Map of Wyoming

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