U.S. Route 70

U.S. Numbered Highway in the United States

U.S. Route 70 or U.S. Highway 70 (US 70) is an east–west United States highway that goes from US 60 / Arizona State Route 77 in Globe, Arizona to Seashore Drive in Atlantic, North Carolina. The highway is 2,381 miles (3,832 km) long.

U.S. Route 70 marker

U.S. Route 70

US 70 highlighted in red
Route information
Length2,381 mi[1] (3,832 km)
ExistedNovember 11, 1926–present
HistoryMoved many times west of New Mexico between 1926 and 1969.
Major junctions
West end US 60 / SR 77 at Globe, AZ
Major intersections I-10 at Lordsburg, NM
I-25 / US 85 at Las Cruces, NM
I-27 / US 87 at Plainview, TX
I-35 at Ardmore, OK
I-30 at Little Rock, AR
I-40 / I-55 at Memphis, TN
I-40 / I-65 at Nashville, TN
I-75 at Lenoir City, TN
I-40 at Knoxville, TN
I-95 at Selma, NC
East endSeashore Drive / School Drive in Atlantic, NC[2]
CountryUnited States
StatesArizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Tennessee, North Carolina
Highway system
US 69US 71

The highway's western end used to be in Los Angeles, California.


  1. "U.S. Route Number Database" (December 2009 ed.). American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. Archived from the original on 14 July 2011.
  2. "End of U.S. Highway 70".