Interstate 96 splits into a dual freeway leading east toward Downtown Detroit with Local and Express lanes. 11/06/11.
The Local/Express lane configuration of Interstate 96 runs east from the Detroit city line to Davison Avenue (Exit 186B). The setup constitutes six overall Express lanes with slip ramps joining them with the two Local lanes per direction. A similar configuration was implemented along Interstate 270 in Montgomery County, Maryland. More recent additions of Express lanes nationwide utilize all electronic tolling.
Approaching the Centre County line along scenic I-99/U.S. 220 northbound. 06/08/12
Interstate 99 was created by legislation added to the 1995 National Highway Designation Act. The route is partitioned into two sections currently: Bedford to Bellefonte, Pennsylvania and from the New York state line at Lawrenceville north to Painted Post.