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Previously known as Corridor X (one of the Appalachian Regional Corridors), Interstate 22, when completed, will follow the U.S. Highway 78 corridor along a 176 mile (283 km) route from Memphis, Tennessee to Birmingham, Alabama. The limited access freeway will connect Interstate 55 and Interstate 40 in the northwest to Interstate 65 and Interstate 20 in the southeast, passing through the cities of Tupelo, Mississippi; and Jasper, Alabama. I based this on Interstate24. ... United States Highway 78 is an east-west United States highway that runs for 715 miles from Charleston, South Carolina to Memphis, Tennessee. ... City nickname: The River City or The Bluff City Location in the state of Tennessee County Shelby County, Tennessee Area  - Total  - Water 763. ... Birmingham is the largest city in the U.S. state of Alabama and the county seat of Jefferson County. ... Interstate 55 is an interstate highway in the central United States. ... Interstate 40 is a major west-east interstate highway in the United States. ... Interstate 65 is an interstate highway in the United States. ... Interstate 20 is an interstate highway in the southeastern United States. ... Tupelo is a city located in Lee County, Mississippi. ... Jasper is a city located in Walker County, Alabama. ...


Corridor X was first approved in 1978 as part of the Appalachian Development Highway System. Parts of the highway have been under construction ever since, with the final portions in Northwest Alabama remaining to be completed. Funding for those sections has been a priority for U.S. Sen. Richard C. Shelby (R-Ala.), who serves as Chairman of the Senate Transportation Subcommittee. In 2004 Corridor X was designated as Future Interstate 22 by Public Law No: 108-199, and the designation was made official on April 18, 2005. In Alabama, green signs reading "FUTURE/I-22/CORRIDOR" at left and an I-22 shield with "FUTURE" instead of "INTERSTATE" at right were unveiled April 18, 2005.[1] (http://www.mountaineagle.com/NF/omf/eagle/news_story.html?[rkey=0098030+[cr=gdn) A 94 mile (151 km) stretch from Graysville, Alabama to the Mississippi state line is scheduled to open in December 2006. Current plans call for Interstate-22 to be completed in 2012. 1978 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... Dick Shelby Richard Craig Dick Shelby (born May 6, 1934) is an American politician. ... A chairman is the presiding officer of a meeting, organization, committee, or other deliberative body. ... A senate is a deliberative body, often the upper house or chamber of a legislature. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... April 18 is the 108th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (109th in leap years). ... 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and is the current year. ... Alabama is a state located in the southern United States. ... April 18 is the 108th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (109th in leap years). ... 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and is the current year. ... A mile is any of several units of distance, or, in physics terminology, of length. ... Graysville is a city located in Jefferson County, Alabama. ... 2006 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2012 is a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


External links

  • Interstate Guide Profile for Interstate 22 (http://www.interstate-guide.com/i-022.html)
  • Richard Shelby's Senate Homepage (http://shelby.senate.gov/)
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