K-20 (Kansas highway)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

K-20 marker

K-20
Route information
Maintained by KDOT
Length37.210 mi[1] (59.884 km)
Major junctions
West end US-75 in the Kickapoo Nation Indian Reservation
East end K-7 southwest of Troy
Location
CountiesBrown, Doniphan
Highway system
  • Kansas State Highway System
K-19K-22

K-20 is a 37.21-mile-long (59.88 km) state highway in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of Kansas. It connects U.S. Route 75 in the Kickapoo Nation Indian Reservation with K-7 southwest of Troy.

Route description[edit]

K-20 begins at its western terminus at US-75 in southwest Brown County. It traverses the Kickapoo Nation Indian Reservation for 7 miles (11 km) until reaching Horton, where it begins a 5-mile-long (8.0 km) concurrency with U.S. Route 73 that ends at Everest. From there, K-20 continues east, as US-73 turns southeast, and passes by Purcell and intersects K-137 after crossing into Doniphan County. The route continues east for 5 miles (8.0 km) before turning north towards Denton. At Denton, the route turns east again and passes through Bendena, then terminates at K-7.[2]

Junction list[edit]

CountyLocationmi[1]kmDestinationsNotes
Brown0.0000.000 US-75 – Holton, SabethaWestern terminus; road continues as 110th Street
Horton10.85617.471 US-73 / US-159 north (Central Avenue) – HiawathaWestern end of US-73/US-159 concurrency
10.93717.601 US-159 south (1st Avenue East) – NortonvilleEastern end of US-159 concurrency
Everest16.32926.279 US-73 south – AtchisonEastern end of US-73 concurrency
Doniphan22.31035.904 K-137 south – Purcell
31.80051.177 K-120 north – Highland
37.21059.884 K-7 (Glacial Hills Scenic Byway) – Troy, AtchisonEastern terminus; road continues as 160th Road
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Staff (2016). "Pavement Management Information System". Kansas Department of Transportation. Retrieved April 21, 2017.
  2. ^ Official Kansas Highway Map (PDF) (Map). Scale not given. Cartography by KSHC. Kansas State Highway Commission. 2016. § B10–C10. Retrieved March 12, 2015.