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Interstate 35 marker

Interstate 35
Route information
Length 1,569.06 mi (2,525.16 km)
Existed 1956 (completed 1982)–present
Major junctions
South end US 83 in Laredo, TX

I-94 in Minneapolis, MN

North end MN 61 in Duluth, MN
States: Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota
Highway system
Main route of the Interstate Highway System
Main • Auxiliary • Business

Interstate 35 is an Interstate Highway in the United States. It goes from Laredo, Texas at the Mexico border north to Duluth, Minnesota. The route is 1,568.38 miles (2,524.06 km) long.

In June 2015, the highway was closed because of high water and a rock slide caused by Tropical Storm Bill. On June 18, the southbound lanes opened. It was not known when the northbound lanes would open.

Route description


Kta view
A view from the I-35 part of the Kansas Turnpike, between mileposts 29 and 30.

Between the Oklahoma border and Emporia, I-35 is part of the Kansas Turnpike. This part of the interstate goes through Wichita and goes through the Flint Hills area. At Emporia, I-35 separates itself into a new road. This free part of I-35 goes through Ottawa before entering the Kansas City Metropolitan Area, where it goes through Johnson County, and Kansas City, Kansas.

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