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Encyclopedia > Interstate 55
Interstate 55
Main route of the Interstate Highway System
Length: 963.5 mi (1560.9 km)
South end: I-10 in Laplace, LA
Major
junctions:
I-20 in Jackson, MS

I-39 in Bloomington, IL
I-69 in Hernando, MS
I-40 in West Memphis, AR
I-70 in St. Louis, MO
I-80 in Shorewood, IL
I-90/I-94 in Chicago, IL Image File history File links I-55. ... Interstate Highways in the 48 contiguous states. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (2128x1286, 124 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Interstate 55 ... A mile is a unit of length, usually used to measure distance, in a number of different systems, including Imperial units, United States customary units and Norwegian/Swedish mil. ... km redirects here. ... Image File history File links I-10. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Interstate 10 Interstate 10 (abbreviated I-10) is the southernmost east-west, coast-to-coast interstate highway in the United States. ... Laplace (sometimes spelled LaPlace or La Place) is a census-designated place located in St. ... Image File history File links I-20. ... “I-20” redirects here. ... Jackson is the capital and largest city in the U.S. state of Mississippi. ... Image File history File links I-39. ... INTERSTATE JUNCTIONS JUNCTION EXIT # Legend BROWSE STATE HWYS Prev Next Interstate 39 (abbreviated I-39) is an interstate highway in the midwestern United States. ... Bloomington is a city located in McLean County, Illinois. ... Image File history File links I-69. ... Interstate 69 just outside Indianapolis near Fortville, Indiana Interstate 69 (abbreviated I-69) is an interstate highway in the Southern and Midwestern United States. ... Hernando is a city located in DeSoto County, Mississippi. ... Image File history File links I-40. ... Interstate 40 (abbreviated I-40) is a major west-east interstate highway in the United States. ... Location of West Memphis, Arkansas Coordinates: County Crittenden Mayor William H. Johnson Area    - City 68. ... Image File history File links I-70. ... Interstate 70 (abbreviated I-70) is a long interstate highway in the United States that runs from Interstate 15 about a mile from Cove Fort, Utah to a Park and Ride in Baltimore, Maryland. ... The Gateway Arch, shown here behind the Old Courthouse, is the most recognizable part of the St. ... Image File history File links I-80. ... Interstate 80 (abbreviated I-80) is the second-longest Interstate Highway in the United States. ... Shorewood is a village located in Will County, Illinois. ... Image File history File links I-90. ... Image File history File links I-94. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Interstate 90 Interstate 90 (abbreviated I-90) is the longest interstate highway in the United States at nearly 3,100 miles (5,000 kilometers). ... Interstate 94 (abbreviated I-94) is a long interstate highway connecting the Great Lakes and Intermountain region of the United States. ... Nickname: Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in the Chicago metro area and Illinois Coordinates: , Country United States State Illinois County Cook & DuPage Settled 1770s Incorporated March 4, 1837 Government  - Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Area  - City  234. ...

North end: U.S. 41 in Chicago, IL

Interstate 55 (abbreviated I-55) is an interstate highway in the central United States. Like other interstates, it is commonly referred to as I-55. Its odd number indicates that it is primarily a north-south highway. It goes from Laplace, Louisiana (some 25 miles (40 km) west of New Orleans) at Interstate 10 to Chicago at U.S. Route 41 (Lake Shore Drive), at McCormick Place. Image File history File links US_41. ... U.S. Route 41 is a north-south United States Highway that runs from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to Miami, Florida. ... Nickname: Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in the Chicago metro area and Illinois Coordinates: , Country United States State Illinois County Cook & DuPage Settled 1770s Incorporated March 4, 1837 Government  - Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Area  - City  234. ... Interstate Highways in the lower 48 states. ... La Place (sometimes spelled LaPlace or Laplace) is a suburb of New Orleans and a census-designated place in St. ... Nickname: Location in the State of Louisiana and the United States Coordinates: , Country United States State Louisiana Parish Orleans Founded 1718 Government  - Mayor Ray Nagin (D) Area  - City  350. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Interstate 10 Interstate 10 (abbreviated I-10) is the southernmost east-west, coast-to-coast interstate highway in the United States. ... Nickname: Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in the Chicago metro area and Illinois Coordinates: , Country United States State Illinois County Cook & DuPage Settled 1770s Incorporated March 4, 1837 Government  - Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Area  - City  234. ... U.S. Route 41 is a north-south United States Highway that runs from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to Miami, Florida. ... Lake Shore Drive (LSD) is a mostly freeway-standard expressway running parallel with and next to Lake Michigan through Chicago, Illinois, USA. Except for the northernmost part, it is designated as part of U.S. Highway 41. ... McCormick Place is an enormous exposition complex located in Chicago, Illinois. ...


The section of Interstate 55 between Chicago and St. Louis was built as a bypass for U.S. Highway 66. This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... U.S. Highway 66 or Route 66 was a highway in the U.S. Highway system. ...


Interstate 55 is the only Interstate highway that crosses the Mississippi River twice — once at Memphis, Tennessee, and then again at St. Louis, Missouri. For the river in Canada, see Mississippi River (Ontario). ... For other uses, see Memphis (disambiguation). ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ...

Contents

Route description

Lengths
mi km
LA 65.81 105.91
MS 290.41 467.37
TN 12.28 19.76
AR 72.22 116.22
MO 210.45 338.69
IL 313.08 503.85
Total 964.25 1,551.81
Major cities
Bolded cities are officially-designated control cities for signs*

A mile is a unit of length, usually used to measure distance, in a number of different systems, including Imperial units, United States customary units and Norwegian/Swedish mil. ... A kilometer (Commonwealth spelling: kilometre), symbol: km is a unit of length in the metric system equal to 1,000 metres (from the Greek words χίλια (khilia) = thousand and μέτρο (metro) = count/measure). ... Interstate 55 (abbreviated I-55) is an interstate highway in the central United States. ... Interstate 55 is a major north-south interstate highway that serves the middle of the United States. ... Interstate 55 (abbreviated I-55) is an interstate highway in the central United States. ... Interstate 55 (abbreviated I-55) is an interstate highway in the central United States. ... This sign in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma lists control cities of Wichita, Kansas and Ft. ... Nickname: Location in the State of Louisiana and the United States Coordinates: , Country United States State Louisiana Parish Orleans Founded 1718 Government  - Mayor Ray Nagin (D) Area  - City  350. ... Interstate 10, or I-10, is the southernmost east-west, coast-to-coast interstate highway in the United States. ... Hammond is the largest city in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana. ... McComb is a city located in Pike County, Mississippi, about 80 miles south of Jackson, just off of I-55. ... Nickname: Coordinates: Country United States State Mississippi County Hinds Founded 1822 Government  - Mayor Frank Melton Area  - City  106. ... Grenada is a city located in Grenada County, Mississippi. ... Hernando is a city in DeSoto County, Mississippi, United States. ... For other uses, see Memphis (disambiguation). ... Blytheville is a city located in Mississippi County, Arkansas. ... Sikeston (pronounced sÄ«ksten, IPA: Ë¡saɪk. ... Waterfront of Cape Girardeau along the Mississippi River during the Great Flood of 1993 Cape Girardeau (pronounced ) (French: Cap-Girardeau, pronounced ) is a city located in the county of the same name in Missouri, 115 miles south of Saint Louis. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... : Home of President Abraham Lincoln United States Illinois Sangamon 60. ... United States Illinois McLean 22. ... Normal is an incorporated town in McLean County, Illinois, United States. ... Nickname: Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in the Chicago metro area and Illinois Coordinates: , Country United States State Illinois County Cook & DuPage Settled 1770s Incorporated March 4, 1837 Government  - Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Area  - City  234. ...

Louisiana

In Louisiana, Interstate 55 runs nearly 66 miles from south to north, from Interstate 10 near Laplace - roughly 20 miles west of New Orleans - to the Mississippi state line near Kentwood. In Louisiana, Interstate 55 runs nearly 66 miles from south to north, from Interstate 10 near Laplace - roughly 20 miles west of New Orleans - to the Mississippi state line near Kentwood. ... Official language(s) de jure: none de facto: English & French Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans [1] Area  Ranked 31st  - Total 51,885 sq mi (134,382 km²)  - Width 130 miles (210 km)  - Length 379 miles (610 km)  - % water 16  - Latitude 29°N to 33°N  - Longitude 89°W... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Interstate 10 Interstate 10 (abbreviated I-10) is the southernmost east-west, coast-to-coast interstate highway in the United States. ... La Place (sometimes spelled LaPlace or Laplace) is a suburb of New Orleans and a census-designated place in St. ... Nickname: Location in the State of Louisiana and the United States Coordinates: , Country United States State Louisiana Parish Orleans Founded 1718 Government  - Mayor Ray Nagin (D) Area  - City  350. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Kentwood is a rural town located in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana near the Mississippi border. ...


Mississippi

Main article: Interstate 55 in Mississippi

In Mississippi, I-55 runs 290.5 miles from the Louisiana border near Osyka to Southaven on the Tennessee border, just south of Memphis. The highway parallels U.S. 51 during its trek roughly through the center of Magnolia State. Interstate 55 is a major north-south interstate highway that serves the middle of the United States. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Official language(s) de jure: none de facto: English & French Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans [1] Area  Ranked 31st  - Total 51,885 sq mi (134,382 km²)  - Width 130 miles (210 km)  - Length 379 miles (610 km)  - % water 16  - Latitude 29°N to 33°N  - Longitude 89°W... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... Official language(s) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Largest metro area Nashville Area  Ranked 36th  - Total 42,169 sq mi (109,247 km²)  - Width 120 miles (195 km)  - Length 440 miles (710 km)  - % water 2. ... For other uses, see Memphis (disambiguation). ... U.S. Route 51 is a north-south United States highway that runs for 1,286 miles (2,070 km) from northern Wisconsin to the western suburbs of New Orleans, Louisiana. ...


The Mississippi section of Interstate 55 is defined in Mississippi Code § 65-3-3.


I-255 was the former numbering of I-240 between I-55 and I-40 through Midtown Memphis, Tennessee. Interstate 240 is an Interstate highway in the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... For other uses, see Memphis (disambiguation). ...

I-44/55/64/70 on one highway sign in downtown St. Louis

I-55 is often called the Mississippi Delta Highway because of its proximity to the Mississippi River.[citation needed] Image File history File links Toisign1. ... Image File history File links Toisign1. ...


Tennessee

Main article: Interstate 55 in Tennessee

I-55 lies entirely within the city of Memphis, passing through the southern and western parts of the city and providing a bypass of downtown for motorists who do not want to take Interstates 240 and 40 through downtown to cross the Mississippi River. Interstate 55 in Tennessee lies entirely within the city of Memphis, located in Shelby County. ... For other uses, see Memphis (disambiguation). ... There are three Interstate highways designated Interstate 240 in the US. North Carolina Oklahoma In Oklahoma, I-240 runs 16. ... Interstate 40 (abbreviated I-40) is a major west-east interstate highway in the United States. ... For the river in Canada, see Mississippi River (Ontario). ...


Arkansas

I-55 enters Arkansas from Tennessee as it crosses the Mississippi river. It is multiplexed with I-40 for approximately 2.8 miles (4.5 km) in West Memphis. After separating from I-40, I-55 turns northward and runs to the Missouri border, via the intersection with the stretch of U.S. 63 that holds the future alignment of Interstate 555. U.S. Highway 63 is a north-south United States highway that runs for 1,286 miles (2,070 km) from northern Wisconsin to northern Louisiana. ... The future Interstate 555 — slated to connect Turrell, Arkansas, at Interstate 55 through Jonesboro, Arkansas to Hoxie, Arkansas , at Arkansas State Highway 91 — will follow the path currently occupied by U.S. Highway 63, with various improvements along the way that bring existing segments up to Interstate standard. ...


Missouri

In Missouri, I-55 runs from the southeastern part of the state, at the Arkansas border, to St. Louis. It joins Interstate 64 and Interstate 70 on the Poplar Street Bridge, which crosses the Mississippi River into Illinois. In the state of Missouri, Interstate 55 runs from the Poplar Street Bridge over the Mississippi River in St. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Interstate 64 Interstate 64 (abbreviated I-64) is an Interstate Highway in the eastern United States. ... Interstate 70 (abbreviated I-70) is a long interstate highway in the United States that runs from Interstate 15 about a mile from Cove Fort, Utah to a Park and Ride in Baltimore, Maryland. ...


A section of the I-55 in southern St. Louis County, Missouri has been named the "Rosa Parks Freeway" although the general public still refers to it as I-55. St. ...


On July 26th 2007 a small section of I-55 at the St. Louis city/county line was named "Thomas G. Smith Jr. Memorial Freeway."


Illinois

Main articles: Interstate 55 in Illinois and Stevenson Expressway
Northern terminus at Lake Shore Drive/U.S. Route 41.
Northern terminus at Lake Shore Drive/U.S. Route 41.

Crossing over into Illinois, I-55, near the I-270/I-70 split, is referred to as the Paul Simon Freeway. This is in reference to the local politician Paul Martin Simon. Further north, between the St. Louis area and Springfield, IL, I-55 is named The Vince Demuzio Expressway in reference to Illinois state politician Vince Demuzio. I-55 parallels the historical Route 66 from East St. Louis to Chicago, passing near Springfield and Bloomington/Normal. Interstate 55 is a major north-south Interstate highway that connects the Chicagoland and St. ... The Stevenson Expressway is the major highway leading southwest out of the city of Chicago in Illinois. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2304 × 1728 pixel, file size: 619 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2304 × 1728 pixel, file size: 619 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Lake Shore Drive (LSD) is a mostly freeway-standard expressway running parallel with and next to Lake Michigan through Chicago, Illinois, USA. Except for the northernmost part, it is designated as part of U.S. Highway 41. ... U.S. Route 41 is a north-south United States Highway that runs from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to Miami, Florida. ... Interstate 270 is the designation for four tertiary interstate routes in the United States. ... I-70 looking westbound near Mile 326, Wabaunsee County, Kansas Interstate 70 is a long interstate highway in the United States. ... Paul Martin Simon (November 29, 1928 - December 9, 2003) was an American politician from Illinois. ... Vince Demuzio (b. ... Alternate meanings of Route 66: New Jersey State Highway 66, Interstate 66, and a company named after the route US Highway 66 or Route 66 was and is the most famous road in the United States highway system and quite possibly the most famous and storied highway in the world. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... : Home of President Abraham Lincoln United States Illinois Sangamon 60. ... United States Illinois McLean 22. ... Normal is an incorporated town in McLean County, Illinois, United States. ...


When the freeway was being planned during the 1960s, Illinois Governor Otto Kerner made an effort to have the road redirected near the larger city of Peoria instead of the more straightforward route through the Bloomington-Normal area. This ultimately failed plan was ridiculed in the press as the "Kerner Curve".[citation needed] The function of an Interstate highway connection between Springfield and Peoria was later filled by Interstate 155, which connects nearby Lincoln and Morton and forms a triangle between the three population centers in Central Illinois (I-74, I-155 and I-55 connect Peoria, Springfield and Bloomington-Normal) Otto Kerner, Jr. ... Interstate 155 (abbreviated I-155) is a north-south spur that provides an interstate connection for the Illinois cities of Peoria and Lincoln. ... Interstate 74 (abbreviated I-74) is an interstate highway in the Midwestern and southeastern United States. ... Interstate 155 (abbreviated I-155) is a north-south spur that provides an interstate connection for the Illinois cities of Peoria and Lincoln. ...


In the Chicago area, the expressway is referred to as the Adlai E. Stevenson Expressway in honor of one of Illinois' favorite sons. The general public typically refers to this freeway as either "I-55" or "The Stevenson"; the terms are used interchangeably, but "The Stevenson" tends to be more popular in Chicago proper while "I-55" is more commonly used in the suburbs. Portrait of Adlai Stevenson Adlai Ewing Stevenson II (February 5, 1900 – July 14, 1965) was an American politician and statesman, noted for his skill in debate and oratory. ...


Major intersections

Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Interstate 10 Interstate 10 (abbreviated I-10) is the southernmost east-west, coast-to-coast interstate highway in the United States. ... La Place (sometimes spelled LaPlace or Laplace) is a suburb of New Orleans and a census-designated place in St. ... Map of Interstate 12 Interstate 12 (abbreviated I-12) is an intrastate interstate highway located entirely within the state of Louisiana, United States. ... Hammond is the largest city in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana. ... “I-20” redirects here. ... Nickname: Coordinates: Country United States State Mississippi County Hinds Founded 1822 Government  - Mayor Frank Melton Area  - City  106. ... Interstate 220 (abbreviated I-220) in Mississippi is a loop that provides an interstate connection for Interstate 55 and Interstate 20. ... Ridgeland is a city in Madison County, Mississippi, United States. ... Interstate 69 just outside Indianapolis near Fortville, Indiana Interstate 69 (abbreviated I-69) is an interstate highway in the Southern and Midwestern United States. ... Hernando is a city in DeSoto County, Mississippi, United States. ... Interstate 240 is an Interstate highway in the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... For other uses, see Memphis (disambiguation). ... Interstate 40 (abbreviated I-40) is a major west-east interstate highway in the United States. ... Location of West Memphis, Arkansas Coordinates: County Crittenden Government  - Mayor William H. Johnson Area  - City 68. ... Interstate 155 (abbreviated I-155) is an east-west spur beginning in far southeast Missouri. ... Hayti (pronounced Hay-Tie) is a city located in Pemiscot County, Missouri. ... Interstate 57 (abbreviated I-57) is an interstate highway in the midwestern United States. ... Sikeston (pronounced sÄ«ksten, IPA: Ë¡saɪk. ... This lead needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ... Interstate 255 (abbreviated I-255) is a bypass route of Interstate 55 near St. ... Mehlville is a census-designated place located in St. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Interstate 44 (abbreviated I-44) is an interstate highway in the central United States. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Interstate 64 Interstate 64 (abbreviated I-64) is an Interstate Highway in the eastern United States. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Interstate 70 (abbreviated I-70) is a long interstate highway in the United States that runs from Interstate 15 about a mile from Cove Fort, Utah to a Park and Ride in Baltimore, Maryland. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Troy is a city located in Madison County, Illinois. ... Interstate 255 (abbreviated I-255) is a bypass route of Interstate 55 near St. ... The official city logo of Collinsville, Illinois. ... This lead needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ... Glen Carbon is a village located in Madison County, Illinois. ... Interstate 72 is an interstate highway in the midwestern United States. ... : Home of President Abraham Lincoln United States Illinois Sangamon 60. ... Interstate 155 (abbreviated I-155) is a north-south spur that provides an interstate connection for the Illinois cities of Peoria and Lincoln. ... Lincoln is a town in Logan County, Illinois, United States. ... Interstate 74 (abbreviated I-74) is an interstate highway in the Midwestern and southeastern United States. ... United States Illinois McLean 22. ... Normal is an incorporated town in McLean County, Illinois, United States. ... INTERSTATE JUNCTIONS JUNCTION EXIT # Legend BROWSE STATE HWYS Prev Next Interstate 39 (abbreviated I-39) is an interstate highway in the midwestern United States. ... United States Illinois McLean 22. ... Normal is an incorporated town in McLean County, Illinois, United States. ... Interstate 80 (abbreviated I-80) is the second-longest Interstate Highway in the United States. ... Shorewood is a village in Will County, Illinois, United States. ... Interstate 355 (abbreviated I-355), also known as the North-South Tollway, is a 20-mile (32 km) interstate highway and tollway located in the western suburbs of Chicago, USA (part of a metropolitan area sometimes known as Chicagoland). ... Incorporated Village in 1965. ... Categories: Stub ... Incorporated Village in 1956. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Interstate 90 Interstate 90 (abbreviated I-90) is the longest interstate highway in the United States at nearly 3,100 miles (5,000 kilometers). ... Interstate 94 (abbreviated I-94) is a long interstate highway connecting the Great Lakes and Intermountain region of the United States. ... The Dan Ryan Expressway in 1970. ... Nickname: Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in the Chicago metro area and Illinois Coordinates: , Country United States State Illinois County Cook & DuPage Settled 1770s Incorporated March 4, 1837 Government  - Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Area  - City  234. ...

Auxiliary routes

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Auxiliary routes of Interstate 55
Current and Future (F) Former
I-155 Illinois - Missouri-Tennessee
I-255 Illinois-Missouri
I-355 Illinois
I-555 Arkansas (F)

Craighead County Veterans Memorial in downtown Jonesboro. ... The future Interstate 555 — slated to connect Turrell, Arkansas, at Interstate 55 through Jonesboro, Arkansas to Hoxie, Arkansas , at Arkansas State Highway 91 — will follow the path currently occupied by U.S. Highway 63, with various improvements along the way that bring existing segments up to Interstate standard. ... Caruthersville is a city located in Pemiscot County, Missouri. ... Location within the U.S. State of Tennessee Coordinates: Cities in Tennessee Tennessee Mayor John Holden Area    - City 39. ... Interstate 155 (abbreviated I-155) is an east-west spur beginning in far southeast Missouri. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Interstate 255 (abbreviated I-255) is a bypass route of Interstate 55 near St. ... , : See how it plays in Peoria United States Illinois Peoria 46. ... Interstate 155 (abbreviated I-155) is a north-south spur that provides an interstate connection for the Illinois cities of Peoria and Lincoln. ... Nickname: Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in the Chicago metro area and Illinois Coordinates: , Country United States State Illinois County Cook & DuPage Settled 1770s Incorporated March 4, 1837 Government  - Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Area  - City  234. ... Interstate 355 (I-355), also known as the North-South Tollway, is a 20-mile (32 km) interstate highway and tollway located in the western suburbs of Chicago, Illinois, USA (part of a metropolitan area sometimes known as Chicagoland). ... Image File history File links I-55. ... This is a list of auxiliary (three-digit) Interstate Highway designations in the United States. ... Image File history File links I-155. ... Interstate 155 (abbreviated I-155) is a north-south spur that provides an interstate connection for the Illinois cities of Peoria and Lincoln. ... Interstate 155 (abbreviated I-155) is an east-west spur beginning in far southeast Missouri. ... Image File history File links I-255. ... Interstate 255 (abbreviated I-255) is a bypass route of Interstate 55 near St. ... Image File history File links I-355. ... Interstate 355 (I-355), also known as the North-South Tollway, is a 20-mile (32 km) interstate highway and tollway located in the western suburbs of Chicago, Illinois, USA (part of a metropolitan area sometimes known as Chicagoland). ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... The future Interstate 555 — slated to connect Turrell, Arkansas, at Interstate 55 through Jonesboro, Arkansas to Hoxie, Arkansas , at Arkansas State Highway 91 — will follow the path currently occupied by U.S. Highway 63, with various improvements along the way that bring existing segments up to Interstate standard. ...

References

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