In the U.S. state
, U.S. Route 95 Alternate
(Alternate US 95, US 95A) is an alternate route
of U.S. Route 95
located in the western part of the state. It connects Schurz
to Interstate 80
via the cities of Yerington
The highway is one of three routes in Nevada that has existed as Alternate US 95.
The present Alternate US 95 begins at its junction with US 95 in Schurz
and runs west to Yerington
. From there, it runs north to Silver Springs
. Alternate US 95 is routed concurrently with Alternate US 50
from Silver Springs to Fernley.
Nevada’s official highway log lists the northern termination of the route at its junction with I-80
at Fernley.However, maps, including Nevada’s own official state maps, show the route continuing northwest along I-80
to its junction with mainline US 95 at exit 83.
A second Alternate US 95 existed in Nevada from 1960-1978 between Fernley and Fallon, which is now part of US 50 Alternate
Dates are based on when changes appear on official Nevada state highway maps unless otherwise noted.
The present Alternate US 95 was commissioned in 1941. It ran from its current southern terminus at Schurz to the junction with US 40
and US 95 at Fernley. However, it was displayed on the official 1941 Nevada highway map as US 95, making it appear is if there were two different highways with the same number. The error was corrected on the 1942 map. Alternate US 95 replaced part of SR 3
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