Interstate 49

highway in Louisiana, Arkansas and Missouri

Interstate 49 (I-49) is an Interstate Highway in the states of Louisiana, Arkansas, and Missouri in the United States. It goes from Lafayette, Louisiana north to Kansas City, Missouri. The route is 528.02 miles (849.77 km) long.

Interstate 49 marker

Interstate 49

Map
I-49 highlighted in red
Route information
Length528.02 mi[1] (849.77 km)
Existed1984–present
Original segment
South end I-10 / US 167 in Lafayette, LA
North end I-20 in Shreveport, LA
Northern Louisiana–southern Arkansas segment
South end I-220 in Shreveport, LA
Major intersections
North end US 71 / US 59 in Texarkana, AR
Northern segment
South end I-40 / US 71 in Alma, AR
Major intersections I-44 near Joplin, MO
North end I-435 / I-470 / US 50 / US 71 in Kansas City
Location
CountryUnited States
StatesLouisiana, Arkansas, Missouri
Highway system

I-49 is currently in three separate segments. The first segment goes from Lafayette to Shreveport, Louisiana. The second segment goes from just north of Shreveport to Texarkana, Arkansas. The third segment goes from Alma, Arkansas to Kansas City. In the future, I-49 will be a fully connected highway from New Orleans, Louisiana to Kansas City. These unfinished portions are in many stages of planning or construction.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Staff (December 31, 2014). "Table 1: Main Routes of the Dwight D. Eisenhower National System Of Interstate and Defense Highways as of December 31, 2015". Route Log and Finder List. Federal Highway Administration. Retrieved February 5, 2016.




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