Interstate 2

Interstate Highway in Hidalgo and Cameron counties in Texas, United States

Interstate 2 (I-2) is a partially completed Interstate Highway running through the Lower Rio Grande Valley of South Texas.

Interstate 2 marker

Interstate 2
I-2 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by NCDOT
Length46.8 mi[2][3] (75.3 km)
Existed2013 (2013)[1]–present
Major junctions
West end
US 83 / Bus. US 83 in Penitas
  SH 364 in Palmview
SH 107 in Mission
SH 336 in McAllen
I-69C / US 281 in Pharr
East end I-69E / US 77 / US 83 in Harlingen
CountiesHidalgo, Cameron
Highway system
Invalid type: PRInvalid type: SH-old

It begins at the intersection of U.S. Highway 83 (US 83) and Business U.S. Highway 83 (Bus. US 83) in Penitas and heads eastward before terminating at I-69E/US 77/US 83 in Harlingen.

For its entire length, I-2 runs concurrently with US 83. I-2 also parallels Mexican Federal Highway 2 (Fed. 2), another major east–west route that traces the Mexico-U.S. border along the Mexican side of the Rio Grande.

When completed, the western part will be the city of Laredo.


  1. Essex, Allen (May 30, 2013). "State Adds I-69 to Interstate System". Brownsville Herald. Archived from the original on March 10, 2017. Retrieved June 27, 2017.
  2. Texas Department of Transportation. "Highway Designation File - Interstate Highway No. 2". Retrieved September 3, 2013.
  3. Staff (May 31, 2013). "Interstate 69" (PDF). Texas Department of Transportation. Archived from the original (PDF) on February 1, 2016. Retrieved June 7, 2013.