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Numbers, numbers numbers - what do they mean?

Posted on 03/14/2021
Numbers, numbers numbers - what do they mean?

Numbers, number, numbers – what do they mean? Weld County is approximately 4,000 square miles in size with almost 3,000 miles of county roads to maintain. So, when we provide snowdesk updates it can get confusing when trying to figure out where these county roads are in relation to where you live. You can always check the exact location on our public safety infrastructure map here: https://www.weldgov.com/maps/publicinfrastructure/. We’ve also tried to break it down with this explanation.

Blue (NW section of Weld County): north of Hwy 34 and west of Hwy 85 and includes even numbers from WCR 58 north to WCR 126 (these roads run east/west) and odd numbers from WCR 17 east to WCR 37 (these roads run north/south). Towns in or near this area include north Greeley, Windsor, Severance, Timnath, Eaton, Ault, Pierce, Nunn, Carr.

Orange (NE section of Weld County): north of Hwy 34 and east of Hwy 85 and includes even numbers from WCR 58 north to WCR 138 (these roads run east/west) and odd numbers from WCR 39 east to WCR 145 (these roads run north/south). Towns in or near this area include Kersey, Briggsdale, Grover, New Raymer.

Red (SW section of Weld County: south of Hwy 34 and west of Hwy 85 and includes even numbers from WCR 56 south to WCR 2 (these roads run east/west) and odd numbers from WCR 13 east to WCR 23 (these roads run north/south). Towns in this area include Johnstown, Milliken, Mead, Evans, Frederick, Firestone, Dacono.

Green (SE section of Weld County: south of Hwy 34 and east of Hwy 85 and includes even numbers from WCR 54 south to WCR 2 (these roads run east/west) and odd numbers from WCR 29 east to WCR 95 (these roads run north/south). Towns in this area include Gilcrest, LaSalle, Platteville, Fort Lupton, Hudson, Keenesburg, Lochbuie.

 

Rough county map with major highways