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U.S. Route 77 marker

U.S. Route 77
Route information
Length 1,305 mi (2,100 km)
Existed 1926–present
Major junctions
South end Fed. 101 / Fed. 180 at Mexican Border in Brownsville, TX
North end I-29 at Sioux City, Iowa
States: Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa
Highway system
United States Numbered Highways
List • Bannered • Divided • Replaced

U.S. Route 77 (US 77) is a major north–south United States highway. It goes for 1305 miles in the central United States. As of 2005, the highway's northern endpoint is in Sioux City, Iowa, at an interchange with Interstate 29. Its southern endpoint is in Brownsville, Texas, at Veteran's International Bridge on the U.S.-Mexico border.

The road does not have signs in and around Dallas, Texas. The route has major freeway parts in Oklahoma City. It includes the Broadway Extension part, which connects suburban Edmond to downtown Oklahoma City.

Route description


US-77 goes for 234 miles (377 km) in Kansas. It is a Blue Star Memorial Highway between the U.S. 40 junction and the Cowley County line. In Cowley County, it is called the Robert B. Docking Memorial Highway. Near Arkansas City, it is called the Walnut Valley Greenway.

From Nebraska to U.S. 24 and from K-15 to Arkansas City, it is part of the National Highway System.

  • Kansas Highway Maps: Current, Historic, KDOT
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