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Nebraska Highway 85

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Nebraska Highway 85
Nebraska Highway 85 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by NDOT
Length5.01 mi[2] (8.06 km)
Existed1960[1]–present
Major junctions
South end N-370 in Papillion
North end US 275 / N-92 in Omaha and Ralston
Location
CountiesSarpy, Douglas
Highway system
N-84.svg N-84N-87.svg N-87

Nebraska Highway 85 is a highway in Nebraska. It is a highway in the Omaha Metro Area. It has a southern terminus at Nebraska Highway 370 in Papillion. Its northern terminus is at U.S. Highway 275 and Nebraska Highway 92 on the border of Omaha and Ralston. It is a four-lane highway for its entire length. Most people in the Omaha area think of the highway as part of 84th Street.[according to whom?]

Route description

Nebraska Highway 85 in downtown Papillion
Nebraska Highway 85 in downtown Papillion

Nebraska Highway 85 begins at an intersection with Nebraska Highway 370 in Papillion. It is divided at NE 370 and at its intersection with Cedardale Road, and is undivided briefly between NE 370 and Cedardale Road and north of Cedardale Road as it passes through downtown Papillion. In Papillion itself, the street is named Washington Street. At 6th Street in Papillion, NE 85 becomes a divided highway, which is becomes for the rest of its route. After passing Giles Road, it enters LaVista, and after passing Harrison Street, it enters Ralston. After its intersection with Madison Street, NE 85 forms the west border of Ralston for most of the rest of the way, with Omaha on the other side of that border. Its southern route may go down to Platteview Road. The most southern neighborhoods are Shadow Lake and Barrington (also called Southampton) and Schramn. At US 275 and NE 92, which is L Street, the highway ends.[2][3]

Major intersections

CountyLocationmi[2]kmDestinationsNotes
SarpyPapillion0.000.00 N-370 (Strategic Air Command Memorial Highway) to I-80Southern terminus; road continues as Washington Street
DouglasRalstonOmaha line5.018.06L Street (US 275 / N-92)Northern terminus; road continues as 84th Street
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References

  1. ^ Nebraska Roads: NE 81-100
  2. ^ a b c "Nebraska Highway Reference Log Book" (PDF). Nebraska Department of Roads. 2015. p. 237. Retrieved January 7, 2017.
  3. ^ Google (2010-11-01). "overview of Nebraska Highway 85" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2010-11-01.
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