Nevada State Route 604

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State Route 604 marker

State Route 604
Las Vegas Boulevard
SR 604 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by NDOT
Length12.136 mi [1] (19.531 km)
Major junctions
South endCarey Avenue in North Las Vegas
North end I-15 / US 93 in North Las Vegas
Highway system
  • Highways in Nevada
SR 602 SR 605

State Route 604 (SR 604) is the route number designation for parts of Las Vegas Boulevard, a major north–south road in the Las Vegas metropolitan area of Nevada in the United States best known for the Las Vegas Strip and its casinos. Formerly carrying U.S. Route 91, which had been the main highway between Los Angeles and Salt Lake City, it has been bypassed by Interstate 15 and serves mainly local traffic.

Route description

Ramp from northbound I-15/ US 93 to the north end of SR 604 in 2015

State Route 604 currently exists in two discontinuous sections. The first is a 0.119-mile (0.192 km) section of Las Vegas Boulevard at the intersection of Tropicana Avenue.

The second is the 12.017-mile (19.339 km) section of Las Vegas Boulevard going northeast from Carey Avenue in North Las Vegas. SR 604 enters the unincorporated town of Sunrise Manor, where it has intersections at Cheyenne Avenue ( SR 574), Lamb Boulevard ( SR 610) and Nellis Boulevard ( SR 612). After that, SR 604 then passes Nellis Air Force Base where it intersects Craig Road ( SR 573) and the main entrance of Nellis AFB. The highway then continues northeast as SR 604 passes the Las Vegas Motor Speedway and later re-enters an undeveloped area of the city of North Las Vegas. The highway leaves the city of North Las Vegas shortly after just before SR 604 ends at Interstate 15 at exit 58 near Apex. The I-15 frontage road stretching northeast 11.823 miles (19.027 km) from Apex to a point between Garnet and Crystal is also state maintained as FRCL07, [1] and was mileposted as SR 604. [2]

History

State Route 604 was created in the 1970s from what had been State Route 6 between Jean, where it intersected with State Route 161, and a point north of Las Vegas. However, it has been truncated over time, as segments were given to the city of Las Vegas and Clark County to maintain. Recently, the portion between Jean, Nevada and Russell Road was given to Clark County. The portion of Las Vegas Boulevard between Tonopah Avenue and Carey Street was turned over to local control by 2017, though the 2017 NDOT map of Northeast Las Vegas still shows state jurisdiction extending south to Tonopah Avenue. [1] From the mid-1980s to 2005, this highway was used as the course for the start and a significant portion of the Las Vegas Marathon.

Major intersections

The entire route is in Clark County.

Location mi kmDestinationsNotes
North Las VegasCarey AvenueSouthern terminus
Sunrise Manor SR 574 (Cheyenne Avenue)
SR 610 north / Lamb Boulevard
SR 612 (Nellis Boulevard)
SR 573 west (Craig Road) / Fitzgerald BoulevardServes Nellis Air Force Base main entrance
North Las Vegas I-15 / US 93 – Las Vegas, Ely, Salt Lake CityNorthern terminus; I-15 exit 58
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also

References

Route map:

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  1. ^ a b c Nevada Department of Transportation (January 2017). "State Maintained Highways of Nevada: Descriptions and Maps". Retrieved February 3, 2017.
  2. ^ 2006 Nevada’s State Maintained Highways Descriptions, Index, and Maps