Business Loop I-44 ends an overlap with Route 43 (Main Street) and combines with Route 66 along E 7th Street between Downtown Joplin and Duenweg. 05/04/12
Historic U.S. 66 through Joplin included Alternate, Business and Bypass alignments. The primary alignment for U.S. 66 followed Main Street north from Downtown to Broadway Street east, St. Louis Avenue north, Euclid Avenue north, Utica Street east, Florida Avenue north and Zora Street east.
Route 249 begins ahead of Business Loop I-44/Route 66 at its first interchange east of Joplin. March 2009
Business Spur I-44 follows Missouri Avenue south from Exit 161 while Route Y meanders 6.70 miles north toward the Riddle Bridge across the Gasconade River. Photo by Mark Roberts (1999).
Business Loop I-44 west splits from Business Spur I-44 (Missouri Avenue) south as both depart from Interstate 44 at Exit 161. Photo by Mark Roberts (1999).
The other instance of a Business Loop intersecting a Business Spur is for Interstate 40 in Winslow, Arizona.
Business Loop 44 eastbound near Sarcoxie, Missouri.
This photo is part of David Backlin‘s road photo collection on Flickr.