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U.S. Route 69 marker

U.S. Route 69
Route information
Length 1,136 mi (1,828 km)
Existed 1926 (extended north 1934, south 1935)–present
Major junctions
South end US 96 / US 287 / SH 87 at Port Arthur, TX
 
North end MN 13 at Albert Lea, MN
Location
States: Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota
Highway system
United States Numbered Highways
List • Bannered • Divided • Replaced

U.S. Route 69 (US 69) is a major north–south United States highway. When it was first created, it was only 150 miles (241 km) long. It has been expanded into a Minnesota to Texas cross-country route. The highway's southern endpoint (as well as those of US 287 and US 96) is in Port Arthur, Texas at an intersection with State Highway 87. Its northern endpoint is in Albert Lea, Minnesota at Minnesota State Highway 13.

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