What else is here?
Got any pages about something other than highway endpoints?
An old segment of Colorado state highway 83 (Parker Road) through what is now Cherry Creek State Park in Denver.
The old (now dismantled) Colorado and Southern Railway bridge over I-25 in south Denver.
Unsettling signs for truckers approaching Denver on eastbound I-70.
The view from westbound I-70 at the Genesee Bridge in Colorado.
"Alternate routes to Salt Lake City" - thoughts prompted by a curious sign on westbound I-70, west of Denver.
Historic US 6 in Georgetown and Silver Plume, Colorado.
Some thoughts on the problems and inconsistencies caused by Colorado's decision not to co-sign US routes where they're joined with interstates (including a photo of the last remaining US 87 shield in the state).
Colorado toponymy (or
Several Colorado placenames have difficult, confusing, and/or unexpected pronunciations.
Learn about the sometimes-peculiar names many Coloradoans use when referring to specific places in our state.
If you were to dig a hole straight down through the center of the Earth, you'd end up in China, right? Actually, no. But the truth is very interesting...
Colorado cities by population
This map is helpful for visualizing the rankings.
Welcome to Colorful Colorado
This map shows locations where highways enter the state (as well as select other roads).
Colorado highway map babes
During the mid-20th-century, CDoT printed some eye-candy along with its official state maps.
The Washington Meridian
Colorado's east and west borders are not defined in terms of the Greenwich Meridian. This can confuse people, leading some to make false claims... such as, "the Four Corners monument is in the wrong location!"
Birds I've spotted (most of them here in Colorado).
Matt Salek has a bunch of other good stuff about Colorado highways and geography.
(All of the locations in this box are marked on this map)
lowest elevation in Colorado
Misc. highway history, roadtrips, and commentary:
Maps illustrating how the "number-direction parity" concept is fairly well-implemented among the vast majority of US routes (that is, east-west routes are assigned even numbers, and north/south routes have odd numbers).
Town names that were invented by combining the names of two or more states.
Vintage highway sign photos, taken by my grandfather in the 1950s.
My mother was one of 83 "county queens" at the Mackinac Bridge dedication ceremonies in 1958.