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A Business Loop Interstate is one of two types of Business Interstates (Business Spur being the other). It is sometimes referred to as a "green Interstate." A typical rural stretch of Interstate highway, with two lanes in each direction separated by a large grassy median, and with cross-traffic limited to overpasses and underpasses. ...


Business Loops are marked with a green Interstate shield. The signs are marked with the word "Business" in the top quarter of the shield, where "Interstate" would go on a normal Interstate, and the route number of its parent, with the word "Loop" in small white letters above the number, in the bottom three-quarters of the shield.


Unlike 3-digit Interstate spurs, Business Loop Interstates can be repeated in the same state. They are usually routed through the downtown districts of a city, and touch their parent route at both ends.


A Business Loop can either be routed onto surface streets (like Green I-40 in Arizona and New Mexico), or onto freeways that were once designated as mainline Interstates themselves (such as the former I-85 in Greensboro, North Carolina and the former I-80 in Sacramento, California). Interstate 40 is a major west-east interstate highway in the United States. ... State nickname: The Grand Canyon State, The Copper State Other U.S. States Capital Phoenix Largest city Phoenix [[List of Governors of {{{Name}}}|Governor]] Janet Napolitano Official languages English Only State Area 295,254 km² (6th)  - Land 294,312 km²  - Water 942 km² (0. ... This article needs cleanup. ... Interstate 85 is an interstate highway in the southeastern United States. ... Greensboro is a city located in Guilford County in North Carolina, a state of the United States of America. ... Interstate 80 as seen from an overpass in Davis, California Interstate 80 is the second-longest interstate highway in the United States. ... Sacramento is the county seat of Sacramento County, California and the capital of the U.S. state of California. ...


See also

A Business Route can be a branch from an Interstate, U.S. or State Highway route. ...

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