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Interstate 5
I-5 highlighted in red
Route information
Length: 1,381.29 mi (2,222.97 km)
History: Designated in 1956
Completed in 1979
Major junctions
South end: Fed. 1 at the Mexican border at San Ysidro, CA
 
North end: Hwy 99 at the Canada–US border at Blaine, WA
Location
States: California, Oregon, Washington
Highway system

Main route of the Interstate Highway System
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Interstate 5 (sometimes called I-5, or in Southern California, The 5) is a 1,381.29 miles (2,222.97 km) long Interstate Highway in the states of California, Oregon, and Washington. The road goes from Mexican Federal Highway 1 at the United States-Mexican border to British Columbia Highway 99 at the United States-Canadian border. It is the main interstate highway of the West Coast. Nearly 60% of its length is in California.

Cities along the highway

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