Interstate 65

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Interstate 65 is an Interstate Highway in the United States. Its southern terminus is at an intersection with I-10 in Mobile, Alabama; its northern terminus is at an intersection with I-90 and US 20 in Gary, Indiana, southeast of Chicago.

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Length

Mileskmstate
367 595 Alabama
121 196 Tennessee
137 222 Kentucky
261 423 Indiana
1,048 1,698 Total

Major cities along the route

Chicago, Illinois is not on the route as such, but Interstate 65 feeds into Interstate 90, which feeds into Chicago, an obvious destination for much of its northbound traffic.

Intersections with other Interstates

Spur/Loop routes

Notes

  • Interstate 65 combines with Interstate 24 and Interstate 40 near downtown Nashville, Tennessee to form a loop around the center city. Once, the northwestern leg of this loop was designated I-265; this is no longer true, as Nashville's government successfully petitioned to have the designation changed to I-65 in order to help alleviate traffic caused by motorists following I-65 through the city.
  • Known as "Auto Alley" because so many automotive plants and suppliers are within an hour's drive of the highway. Interstate 65 leads to automotive assembly plants located in the mid-west. The most famous plant is the GM plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky, which makes the Chevrolet Corvette sports car, as well as the Cadillac XLR luxury roadster. Another GM plant, which builds Saturn vehicles, is also within a short driving distance from I-65 in Spring Hill, Tennessee.

Reference

  • 2005 Rand McNally "The Road Atlas 2005" - newest feature- interstate mileage by state
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49 55 57 59 64 65 66 68
69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 (W)
76 (E) 77 78 79 80 81 82 83
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