Interstate-Guide - Updates

  • 09/26-27/16
  • 09/12/16
  • 09/06-09/16
    • Interstate 43 - added new photos covering Interstate 43 north at I-41 showing the fully opened interchange between the two routes (08/30/16).
    • Interstate 72 - revised page and added two photos of the west end taken 08/14/16 by Joseph Barnes.
    • Interstate 229 Missouri - added/replaced photos of both ends from 06/18/15 and from Joseph Barnes (08/14/16).
    • Interstate 155 Illinois - revised guide with a map scan and new photos taken at the north end by Joseph Barnes (08/13/16).
    • Interstate 172 Illinois - added/replaced coverage at each end with photos taken by Joseph Barnes.
    • Interstate 474 Illinois - updated end coverage with photos taken by Joseph Barnes (08/13 & 14/16), expanded the historical write-up and added two map scans.
  • 09/02-04/16
    • Completed sitewide revisions of the Business Route Guide. All business route listings were reviewed and updated to show their current status. Also added photos, updated mileage statistics (when data was available) and added map scans.
    • Interstate 310 Mississippi - updated status of the proposed route, following setbacks due to a lawsuit five years ago.
    • Interstate 244 Oklahoma - expanded history, added a map scan from 1971 and revamped the end coverage with photos taken 05/04 & 05/05/12.
    • Interstate 444 Oklahoma - revised the history section and added a map scan and six photos from 05/05/12.
  • 08/26/16
  • 08/19/16
  • 08/14-18/16
    • Interstate 279 Pennsylvania - revised guide, added a historical map scan and updated end photos.
    • Interstate 295 North Carolina - the future I-295 opened west from U.S. 401 to NC 24 on August 11. Work will be underway on all remaining sections by 2020.
    • Interstate 376 Pennsylvania - updated write-up, revised end photos and added historical map scans.
    • Interstate 540 North Carolina - incorporated research from Brian LeBlanc's Wake County Roads into the guide, updated the status of the TriEx Extension (Toll NC 540) and added three historical map scans.
    • Interstate 579 Pennsylvania - a $26.4-million project starts next year to build a deck above I-579 at the former Civic Arena. Also overhauled the page with replacement photos and three map scans.
    • Interstate 840 Tennessee - added information on the final approval of the I-840 designation along the entire length of SR 840 between Dickson and Lebanon.
  • 07/21-2/16
  • 07/18-19/16
    • Interstate 78 - updated coverage at the western terminus with photos taken by Mark Moore (06/17 & 18/16).
    • Interstate 190 South Dakota - updated coverage at both ends (08/12/13 and 08/20/14) and added information on the ongoing Silver Street Interchange Project.
  • 07/15-16/16
    • Interstate 15 - added in depth history on the I-15/15E separation in California, overhauled end coverage of both termini, with new photos added from 2013, 2014 and 2016.
    • Interstate 41 - added photos at south end along I-41 south & 94 east and I-41 north & I-94 west (06/25/16).
    • Interstate 115 Montana - added history and updated photos of both ends (07/05 & 07/16).
    • Interstate 294 Illinos - updated photos at north end along I-294 (06/25/16).
    • Interstate 315 Montana - revised page and updated photos of both ends (07/07/16).
  • 07/14/16
    • Interstate 22 - updated coverage for the eastern terminus in Birmingham (07/08/16).
    • Interstate 91 - work at the Mixmaster Interchange in New Haven nears completion.
    • Interstate 95 - the fifth northbound lane of the Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge across the Quinnipiac River in New Haven, CT opens on August 22. This brings the span to ten overall lanes.
  • 06/29/16
  • 06/24/16
    • Interstate 37 - changes to the design for the new Harbor Bridge (U.S. 181) at Corpus Christi may result in at least 0.6 mile shortening of IH 37.
  • 06/21/16
  • 06/14/16
    • Interstate 795 Florida - the southbound lanes of SR 9B opened to traffic from U.S. 1 to I-95 on June 12th. The northbound lanes opened on June 14th.
  • 06/02/16
    • Interstate 22 - the final segment of I-22 in Alabama opens on June 20 following a ribbon cutting ceremony.
    • Interstate 795 Florida - Phase two of Florida 9B opens the weekend of June 10-11.
  • 05/28/16
    • Interstate 169 Kentucky - created page for the proposed designation of the southern portion of the Edward T. Breathitt Pennyrile Parkway between the I-69/Western Kentucky Parkway and I-24 south of Hopkinsville.
    • Interstate 269 Mississippi and Tennessee - updated coverage of the temporary southern terminus at MS 302 (Trevor B. 05/26/2016).
    • Interstate 565 Kentucky - created page for the proposed designation of the William H. Natcher (Green River) Parkway its entire length between Bowling Green and Owensboro.
  • 05/25-26/16
    • Interstate 42 - I-42 was selected by AASHTO as the designation in place of I-36 for the new Interstate corridor between Clayton and Morehead City, North Carolina.
    • Interstate 87 - AASHTO approved I-87 as the new designation for the U.S. 64/17 corridor between Raleigh and Hampton Roads, Virginia in place of I-89.
    • Interstate 269 Mississippi and Tennessee - the route now extends north to I-40 at Arlington, Tennessee in place of SR 385.
    • Interstate 555 Arkansas - the 4.81 mile extension to AR 91 was approved by AASHTO. End coverage updated to show the new west end.
  • 05/18-19/16
    • Interstate 26 - added information on the selection of Alternative 4B as the preferred route of the I-26 Connector in Asheville.
    • Interstate 69W Texas - added information for the construction of the interchange at Loop 20 & U.S. 59 (future IH-69W) and International Boulevard in Laredo.
    • Interstate 240 North Carolina - added information on the selection of Alternative 4B as the preferred route of the I-26 Connector in Asheville.
    • Interstate 355 Illinois - revised page, added photos at the south end taken 06/20/15 and a map scan from 1989 and updated information on the IL 53 extension.
  • 05/06-07/16
    • Interstate 14 - establishment of 25 miles of IH 14 in Texas from U.S. 190 Business in Copperas Cove to IH 35 in Belton submitted for the AASHTO Special Committee on U.S. Route Numbering meeting scheduled for May 24, 2016.
    • Interstate 36 - new designation in North Carolina for the U.S. 70 corridor between I-40 near Garner and Morehead City. Application for Interstate status has been submitted for the AASHTO Special Committee on U.S. Route Numbering meeting scheduled for May 24, 2016.
    • Interstate 89 - added information on the establishment of I-89 in North Carolina. The proposed route would run between I-40 in Raleigh east and north to Rocky Mount, Williamston, Windsor, and Elizabeth City, ending at the NC/VA state line. Application for Interstate status has been submitted for the AASHTO Special Committee on U.S. Route Numbering meeting scheduled for May 24, 2016.
    • Interstate 269 Mississippi and Tennessee - extension of 19.176 miles of I-269 from the TN/MS border northward to I-40 near Arlington submitted for the AASHTO Special Committee on U.S. Route Numbering meeting scheduled for May 24, 2016.
    • Interstate 555 Arkansas - extension of 4.81 miles of I-555 from U.S. 49 & AR 18 northward to AR 91 submitted for the AASHTO Special Committee on U.S. Route Numbering meeting scheduled for May 24, 2016.
  • 04/25/16
    • Interstate 57 - I-57 is the new designation given to the U.S. 67 freeway from Little Rock to Walnut Ridge per language inserted into the FY 2017 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development bill. Revised coverage of both end points as well.
    • Interstate 275 Florida - added four photos of the northern terminus taken today.
  • 04/19/16
  • 04/16/16
  • 04/12-14/16
    • Interstate 29 - added map and a section covering the previous route of I-29 along the west and north legs of the downtown loop in Kansas City, Missouri.
    • Interstate 69 - Completion of Section 5 in Indiana is pushed back from October 2016 to June 2017 due to contractor delays and other issues.
    • Interstate 71 - Phase 2D of the Columbus Crossroads Project at I-70 is delayed another year to 2018. Expanded history of the north end with another historic map while adding photos from I-90 east at I-71/490 taken 09/30/10.
    • Interstate 77 - revised coverage of the south end with new photos taken on April 10. Added information on current construction to add Express toll Lanes north of Charlotte and an update to the Innerbelt Project at the north end. Also added two historic maps.
    • Interstate 90 - expanded history section for Cleveland covering the unconstructed Parma Freeway, which would have taken I-90 north to the Shoreway.
    • Interstate 95 - replaced two photos at the north end (04/11/15).
    • Interstate 195 Florida - added/replaced six photos of the west end (01/24/16).
    • Interstate 195 Maryland - revised page with more information, two maps, and 2012 coverage of the south end.
    • Interstate 395 Maine - updated information on the I-395/Route 9 connector, a proposed two-lane limited access route between Brewer and Eddington. Added two maps and two photos taken 02/23/16.
    • Interstate 490 Ohio - Added information on the Opportunity Corridor, a new boulevard extending from the east end of I-490 to University Circle. Also revised coverage of the west end with photos showing Clearview based signs (09/30/10).
    • Interstate 895 Maryland - replaced photos at both ends (12/21/12 and 10/12/14) and added two historic map scans.
    • Interstate 895 New York - efforts to tear down the Sheridan Expressway in the Bronx gain traction.
  • 04/04-07/16
    • Interstate 2 - exit numbers and mileposts were added by January 2016. Added two photos of the east end from 03/16/16.
    • Interstate 69 - the corridor for Section 6 in Indiana was selected on March 29, 2016. Based upon funding sources, the route may be completed between 2022 and 2027.
    • Interstate 69C Texas - added a photo at the south end (03/16/16).
    • Interstate 69E Texas - added a map from 1983 and info on the Veterans International Bridge at Los Tomates.
    • Interstate 69W Texas - added two photos from Laredo (03/16/16).
    • Interstate 74 - replaced photos along I-74 west at I-80 (03/31/16).
    • Interstate 80 - updated the west end to show new photos covering the approach from U.S. 101 north (03/27/16) and a San Francisco map scan form 1965.
    • Interstate 88 (Western) - added new photos from I-80 west at I-88 taken on March 31.
    • Interstate 110 California - added two photos of the north end (03/24/16) and two historic maps.
    • Interstate 238 California - added three photos of both the north and south ends (03/27/16) and two map scans from 1971.
    • Interstate 280 California - added/replaced five photos of the south end (03/25 & 27/16) and added two maps.
    • Interstate 380 California - added/replaced seven photos of the east end and three of the west end (03/26/16) and added a map from 1966.
    • Interstate 680 California - added/replaced three photos of the south end (03/27/16) and added two historical maps.
    • Interstate 680 Nebraska / Iowa - replaced six photos at the west end and one photo at the east end with pics taken last week.
    • Interstate 880 California - added/replaced three photos of the north end (03/27/16) and added a map of Oakland from 1977.
  • 03/21-22/16
  • 03/15-19/16
    • Interstate 29 - updated coverage of the southern terminus and added information pertaining to Council Bluffs Interstate System Improvement Program.
    • Interstate 74 - updated some of the end point coverage and expanded the write-up to include more information on the new Mississippi River Bridge and changes at the eastern terminus associated with the Mill Creek Expressway project. Added three historic maps and expanded history section on Illinois.
    • Interstate 80 - added historic map of San Francisco and information about the alignment of I-80 at Omaha and Council Bluffs and upgrades made through eastern Nebraska in the 1990s.
    • Interstate 129 Iowa / Nebraska - replaced photos at both ends and expanded the write-up covering the U.S. 75 Sioux City bypass and the planned Interstate 429.
    • Interstate 180 Nebraska - added map scan from 1962.
    • Interstate 235 Iowa - greatly expanded history write-up, updated photos covering both end points and added three map scans.
    • Interstate 480 Nebraska / Iowa - revised entire guide with new end photos and historical maps. Also added a section on a 1999 proposal to extend the route south to Bellevue.
    • Interstate 580 Nebraska - revamped photo coverage of both the historic and planned end points.
    • Interstate 680 Nebraska / Iowa - greatly expanded history section, added a map from 1972 and updated photos covering both ends of the freeway.
  • 03/09-10/16
  • 02/25-26/16
    • Interstate 35 - updated photos of the northern terminus (06/14/15) and added three historic maps showing original alignments from Des Moines to Albert Lea.
    • Interstate 73 - funding for the Richmond Bypass, linking I-73 & 74 south of Ellerbe with U.S. 74 at Rockingham, was allocated by the NCDOT TIP for construction starting in 2022.
    • Interstate 74 North Carolina - funding in the NCDOT TIP includes work to upgrade U.S. 74 to Interstate standards from the Richmond Bypass east to Hamlet in 2022.
    • Interstate 394 Minnesota - updated coverage of both ends and added two map scans.
    • Interstate 494 Minnesota - greatly revamped history, added two map scans and revised coverage of both end points.
    • Interstate 694 Minnesota - expanded history section, added two map scans and updated photos of both ends.
  • 02/18-20/16
    • Interstate 20 - a four-year project to rebuild the I-20/59 viaduct system north of Downtown Birmingham moves into high gear later this year.
    • Interstate 69E Texas - added six photos taken by Jeff Royston (01/27/16).
    • Interstate 72 - a Marion County priority list includes upgrading seven miles of U.S. 36 as an extension of the Interstate.
    • Interstate 169 Texas - the first sign for IH 169 was unveiled on February 16.
    • Interstate 794 Wisconsin - the Hoan Bridge Project was completed in December 2015 and work is now underway at the Lake Interchange. Coverage at both ends was updated with photos taken by Peter Johnson on February 7.
  • 02/10/16
  • 02/02/16
  • 02/01/16
  • 01/25-28/16
    • Interstate 26 - construction on the I-26 Connector in Asheville was moved up one year. Also expanded the history section for both South and North Carolina.
    • Interstate 73 - the next section of I-73, the U.S. 220/NC 68 connector, will be completed by December 2016 instead of April 2017.
    • Interstate 85 - the initial portion of the Montgomery Outer Loop (future I-85) opened on January 26th in Alabama. Also greatly expanded the history section for South Carolina with a more in depth look at the I-85 relocation north of Spartanburg.
    • Interstate 185 South Carolina - expanded history covering the Southern Connector and updated both end sections with photos taken this month.
    • Interstate 375 Michigan - potential plans to convert the freeway into a surface boulevard are placed on hold indefinitely. Also added two historial maps to the guide.
    • Interstate 385 South Carolina - added new north end photos taken 12/31/13 and two historical maps.
    • Interstate 585 South Carolina - revised entire guide and updated photos of both ends.
  • 01/21/16
    • Interstate 85 - expanded history section to cover early alignments proposed for Interstate 85 through northeastern Georgia.
  • 01/12/16
    • Interstate 124 Tennessee - Major reconstruction along Interstate 124 & U.S. 27 by Downtown Chattanooga is underway. The project modernizes a 2.3-mile stretch of freeway through July 2019. Updated the page also to include more background information on I-124, end photos taken in 2012 and 2013 and historical maps.
  • 01/08/16
    • Interstate 295 Delaware / New Jersey - updated guide to reflect the future extension west to Bristol, Pennsylvania and added sections covering the multi-year project to upgrade the I-76/295 junction and replace the Scudder Falls Bridge across the Delaware River. Added three historical maps as well.
  • 01/03-05/16
    • Interstate 65 - added two photos of the new Abraham Lincoln Bridge taken by Tom Reaugh on December 5, 2015.
    • Interstate 464 Virginia - added new photos (10/12/14) of the north and south end, expanded the history section and added a map from 1987.
    • Interstate 664 Virginia - revamped history of the freeway and the Monitor Merrimack Memorial Bridge Tunnel. Updated photos of the north end (10/12/14) and added two historical maps.
  • 12/29-31/15
    • Interstate 64 - added historical information and a map covering the original northern alignment planned for I-64 from St. Louis to Louisville by way of Vincennes.
    • Interstate 264 Virginia - added two historical maps, two photos of the west end and revised the writeup to include information on the tolling of the Downtown Tunnel.
    • Interstate 495 Delaware - revised page write-up and added a map from 1970.
  • 12/10/15
    • Interstate 14 - the FAST Transportation Act formally designates the Central Texas Corridor (U.S. 190) as I-14.
    • Interstate 65 - the new Abraham Lincoln Bridge across the Ohio River opened to traffic on December 6.
    • Interstate 69 - Section 4 of I-69 between Crane and Bloomington opened to traffic on December 9.
    • Interstate 555 Arkansas - provisions in the FAST Transportation Act will allow for the full signing of I-555.
  • 12/03/15
  • 11/30/15
  • 11/25/15
    • Interstate 110 Mississippi - overhauled page with new coverage of both end points and updated information on the completion I-10/110 Interchange Improvements Project.
    • Interstate 178 Pennsylvania - the American Parkway bridge across the Lehigh River opened to traffic on November 24. The parkway was built in place of the original Interstate spur.
  • 11/16/15
  • 11/09-14/15
    • Interstate 12 and Interstate 59 - updated their joint termini with photos taken 05/19/14 and 05/09/15. Also replaced some coverage of the north end of I-59 and all coverage of the I-12 western terminus.
    • Interstate 16 - added information involving a study to remove the I-16 ramps to Downtown Savannah and updated photos at both ends.
    • Interstate 185 Georgia - revamped page with two new maps and newer photos of the north end (2010 and 2012).
    • Interstate 475 Georgia - added map and new photos of both ends.
    • Interstate 516 Georgia - added two maps, info on the Project DeRenne project, and new photos of both termini.
    • Interstate 520 Georgia / South Carolina - overhauled page with more historical information, maps and newer photos of both ends.
    • Interstate 675 Georgia - updated photos of both ends, added information pertaining to two projects related to the termini.
    • Interstate 985 Georgia - updated page with a new map and photos covering both ends.
  • 11/03-06/15
    • Interstate 39 - revamped coverage of the northern terminus and added information on the I-39/90 Expansion Project taking place in south central Wisconsin.
    • Interstate 41 - begin signage posted for I-41 on 11/05 reaffirms that the Lineville Road interchange on the Howard and Suamico city line is the northern terminus. Readjusted the page to reflect that and added photos from 06/13/15 covering the southern terminus.
    • Interstate 43 - added seven new photos at the north end taken 11/03 and 11/05/15.
    • Interstate 535 Minnesota / Wisconsin - overhauled page with new photos of both ends, maps and more detailed historical information.
    • Interstate 794 Wisconsin - updated guide to include new photos, maps and detailed historical information on Lake Parkway (STH-794).
    • Interstate 894 Wisconsin - revamped entire guide, adding new photos of both ends, historical maps and a more detailed history.
  • 10/21/15
  • 09/16/15
  • 07/14-17/15
  • 07/10/15
  • 07/08/15
    • Updated and expanded write-ups and added maps for Interstates H1, H2, H3, H201, 2, 69C, 69E and 69W.
  • 07/06-07/15
    • Updated and expanded write-ups and added maps for Interstates 4, 5, 8, 12, 15, 16, 17, 19, 26 and 29.
  • 07/01-02/15
  • 06/24-30/15
    • Updated guides for Interstates 41 and 43, with photos contributed by Peter Johnson on June 17, 2015.
    • Revised write-ups and added maps to Interstates 45, 49, 55, 57, 59, 65, 69, 69, 71, 73, 75, 77 and 79.
  • 06/05-12/15
    • Revised write-ups and added maps to all two-digit Interstate routes ending in zero, all even numbered two-digits routes from I-64 to I-96, and Interstates 4, 24, 44 and 64.
    • Revised write-ups and added maps to Interstates 81, 83, 85, 87, 89, 91, 93, 97, 99 and 595 in Maryland.
    • Interstate 95 - per AASHTO, Interstate 295 will be extended west from Trenton over the former I-95 alignment once the I-95 / Pennsylvania Turnpike interchange is completed.
  • 06/01/15
    • Interstate 22 - AASHTO approves Interstate 22 for 106.7 miles of the U.S. 78 freeway in Mississippi.
    • Interstate 69 - AASHTO approves two new segments in Kentucky along the Purchase and Pennyrile Parkways. Additionally completion of Segment 4 in Indiana is expected by late 2015.
    • AASHTO approved the new designation of Interstate 169 in Brownsville, Texas.
    • Interstate 840 Tennessee - AASHTO approves the redesignation of Tennessee 840 to Interstate 840 pending resubmital of the application with the proper designation (TDOT submitted SR 840 instead of I-840).
    • Interstate 485 North Carolina - the final 5.7 miles of I-485 opens on June 5.
  • 05/27-29/15
  • 05/21/15
  • 04/07/15
    • Intestate 580 Nebraska - added a more detailed history for the North Freeway and map scans from 1968 and 1980.
  • 02/01/15
    • The FHWA Route Log and Finder List was updated on December 31, 2014. All mileage statistics were updated here to reflect the new figures (except for Maine, where pre-2004 mileage is still reflected, and other routes with notable issues such as for I-26 in Tennessee).


More Info

Interstates 41 north & 894 west at West Allis, Wisconsin. Photo taken 06/13/15.
Interstate 41 was signed in Wisconsin starting in May 2015.
Heading west along the outer loop of Interstate 485 ahead of Interstate 77 on the north side of Charlotte. Photo taken by Carter Buchanan (06/21/15).
Interstate 485 in North Carolina was completed on June 5, 2015 after 40 years of planning and constructon.