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Interstate 64

Interstate 64 was completed in the Metro East area of St. Louis in 1975.1

Interstate 64 Illinois Highway Guides

Scenes pertaining to Interstate 64
Illinois 15 (Broadway) meets Interstates 57 & 64 south of their merge in Mount Vernon. The state route met the tandem at what was their only interchange until 2009, when adjacent Exit 94 opened with Veterans Memorial Drive. Photo taken 06/01/11.
Veterans Memorial Drive was extended west from 42nd Street to a new diamond interchange with Interstates 57 & 64 in November 2009. The arterial was built to promote economic development in west Mt. Vernon and a further extension west is planned beyond the stub here at Wells Bypass. Photo taken 12/27/09.
Eastbound Veterans Memorial Drive at the southbound on-ramp to Interstates 57 & 64. The duo part ways in two miles for Cairo and Evansville, Indiana respectively. Photo taken 12/27/09.
Illinois 127 north
Illinois 127 elevates to cross Middle Creek into the diamond interchange with Interstate 64 in north Nashville. Photo taken 04/05/13.
A concrete median separates the single lanes of Illinois 127 across I-64. Photo taken 04/05/13.
The eastbound on-ramp leads motorists to Mount Vernon, Evansville and Louisville, Kentucky. Photo taken 04/05/13.
Interstate 64 continues west from Nashville 47 miles to East St. Louis. Photo taken 04/05/13.

Illinois 127 south
Illinois 127 enter the northern city limits of Nashville at a rural diamond interchange with Interstate 64. Photo taken 04/05/13.
Interstate 64 travels a rural route east from Nashville 24 miles to combine with I-57 south through the city of Mount Vernon. Photo taken 04/05/13.
A handful of traveler services line Illinois 127 south beyond I-64. The state route eventually travels Mill Street into the city center. Photo taken 04/05/13.

Sources:

  1. "TWO-MILE STRETCH IN ST. CHARLES PAVED WAY FOR AMERICA'S INTERSTATE SYSTEM - HIGHWAYS SHORTENED DRIVES BUT WEAKENED CITIES." St. Louis Post-Dispatch, December 14, 2003.
Photo Credits:
2009-12-27, 2011-06-01, 2013-04-05 by AARoads

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Interstate 55
Interstate 57
Interstate 70

Page Updated 12-16-2014.

 
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