Wyoming Highway 78

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Wyoming Highway 78

South Higley Boulevard
WYO 78 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by WYDOT
Length1.23 mi (1.98 km)
Major junctions
South endWyoming State Penitentiary in Rawlins
Major intersections I-80 / US 30 in Rawlins
North end WYO 71 in Rawlins
CountryUnited States
Highway system
  • Wyoming State Highway System
WYO 77 I-80

Wyoming Highway 78 (WYO 78) is a 1.23-mile (1.98 km) long Wyoming state highway located in Carbon County in the city of Rawlins. The highway runs along a portion of South Higley Boulevard.

Route description

Wyoming Highway 78, albeit short in length, serves as a connection between Highway 71, Interstate 80, and U.S. Route 30 at exit 214, and the Wyoming State Penitentiary to the south.[1] Highway 78 begins at the Wyoming State Penitentiary south of Rawlins, and heads north along South Higley Boulevard. Highway 78 intersects I-80 / US 30 at exit 214, and just 0.15 miles (0.24 km) later terminates at Highway 71.[2]

Mileposts increase from north to south along Highway 78.

Major intersections

The entire route is in Rawlins, Carbon County.

0.000.00Wyoming State PenitentiarySouthern terminus
1.081.74 I-80 / US 30 – Rock Springs, LaramieExit 214 on I-80 / US 30
WYO 71 south / South Higley Boulevard north
Northern terminus; northern terminus of WYO 71
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also

  • U.S. Route 287, which carries the name North Higley Boulevard in Rawlins


  1. ^ a b Google (February 17, 2014). "Wyoming Highway 78" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved February 17, 2014.
  2. ^ Wyoming Department of Transportation Reference Marker Book - November 2004 (PDF) (Map). WYDOT. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 17, 2011. Retrieved 2010-02-11.
  • Official 2003 State Highway Map of Wyoming

External links