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The longest highway in America touches Wyoming

 


During a recent road trip through nine states, I stumbled onto an interesting factoid: the longest highway in America bisects Wyoming.

It is Historic US 20, which is 3,365 miles in length. We drove on that road a lot during our trip and it was well worth it.

In Wyoming, the highway enters the state east of Lusk on a truly crappy stretch of highway and continues to Orin Junction where it joins I-25 and then heads north to Douglas and Glenrock. It continues to Casper and then heads west to Shoshoni. My late father always complained that long stretch from Casper to Shoshoni, was “96 miles o...



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