Interstate 155 (Missouri–Tennessee) Article

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Interstate 155 marker

Interstate 155
I-155 highlighted in red
Route information
Length26.7 mi [1] (43.0 km)
Existed1964 (1980)–present
Major junctions
West end I-55 / US 61 / US 412 near Hayti, MO
East end US 51 / US 412 at Dyersburg, TN
Highway system
Route 154MO Route 156
SR 154TN SR 155

Interstate 155 (abbreviated I-155) is an east–west spur beginning in far southeast Missouri. The western terminus is south of Hayti, Missouri at Interstate 55, exits 17A (Interstate 55 northbound) and exit 17B (Interstate 55 southbound). The route proceeds east where it crosses over the Mississippi River from Caruthersville, Missouri, connecting with Dyersburg, Tennessee. Interstate 155 continues east before terminating at US 51, where US 412 continues its route south towards Jackson, Tennessee.

US 412 overlaps the entire length of I-155.

History

I-155 was once planned as Interstate 24W, and would have continued from Dyersburg southeast to Jackson, Tennessee; [2][ verification needed] a similar route was built as a four-lane expressway (with interchanges at most of the major intersections) in the 1990s and signed as part of US 412.

Future

The proposed extension of I-69 will intersect I-155 northwest of Dyersburg and replace the remainder of I-155 east of that point, reducing the length of I-155 by approximately 8 miles (13 km). [3]

Exit list

StateCountyLocationmi [4] [5]kmExitDestinationsNotes
Missouri Pemiscot0.0000.000 US 412 westWestbound exit and eastbound entrance; western terminus; I-55 exit 17B; cloverleaf interchange.
0.149–
0.206
0.240–
0.332
1 I-55 / US 61 – Memphis, St. LouisSigned as exits 1A (south) and 1B (north); I-55 exit 17A; cloverleaf interchange.
4.3466.9944 Route D / Route U – Caruthersville
Caruthersville6.76910.8946 Route 84 / Route Y – Caruthersville
Mississippi River10.723
0.0
17.257
0.0
Caruthersville Bridge
Tennessee Dyer2.33.72 SR 181 ( Great River Road)
7.411.97 SR 182 (Lenox Road)
Dyersburg I-69 south – MemphisProposed I-69 south; Future Eastern Terminus of I-155
13.020.913 SR 78 – Dyersburg, Tiptonville
15.925.615 US 51 south / US 412 east – Dyersburg, Jackson
US 51 north – Union CityContinuation past interchange; eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References

  1. ^ "Route Log - Auxiliary Routes of the Eisenhower National System Of Interstate and Defense Highways - Table 2". Federal Highway Administration. Retrieved 5 October 2014.
  2. ^ Humble Oil and Refining Company ( Esso), United States Featuring The Interstate Highway System, General Drafting Company, April 1964
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ Missouri Department of Transportation (November 13, 2012). MoDOT HPMAPS (Map). Missouri Department of Transportation. Retrieved November 13, 2012.
  5. ^ General Highway Map (PDF) (Map). Dyer County. Tennessee Department of Transportation. 2005. Retrieved November 23, 2011.

External links

Route map:

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