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Lincoln County Transportation


Lincoln County is located in a prime location. Plenty of room to expand, about one hour from Denver and Colorado Springs and home to major transportation hubs makes Lincoln County ready to meet the expansion of domestic and international trade. 


 We're connected !

  • By Interstate 70 East to
    • Goodland (109mi);
    • Topeka (450 mi);
    • Kansas City (500 mi);
  • and  by Interstate 70 West to
    • Denver (eastern beltway-E-470 -75 mi;
    • Interstate 25 - 87 mi);
    • Silverthorne (155 mi);
    • Winter Park (155 mi);
    • Frisco/Breckenridge (160/170 mi);
    • Vail (185 mi);
    • Steamboat Springs (245 mi);
    • Aspen (285 mi);
    • Grand Junction (335 mi).
  • Interstate 70 is the major East-West Interstate between I-40 and I-80.The Ports-to-Plains Corridor including US 40/287 south and Colorado Highway 71 to the north of Limon connects South to
    • Amarillo (330 mi),
    • Lubbock (455 mi) and
    • Dallas (700 mi)and North to
    • Cheyenne, WY (210 mi) and
    • Rapid City, SD and the
    • The Black Hills (390 mi) to the north without using congested highways.
  • This corridor provides an uncongested alternative to Interstate 25 and Interstate 35 in moving freight and people north-south.
  • Colorado Highway 71 south from Limon connects to Rocky Ford (87mi), La Junta (98 mi) and Pueblo (127mi).
  • US Highway 24 is the direct shot southwest from Limon to Colorado Springs (90 mi).

Alternative Connections

    • Major air transportation is provided by Denver International Airport and Colorado Spring Airport each located about non-congested 75 miles from Limon.
    • Lincoln County is served by Union Pacific Railroad and by Kyle Railroad, a RailAmerica Company. Kyle RR interchanges with Union Pacific at Limon from its extensive system in Kansas and East Central Colorado.


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