Interstate 220 is a 12.1 mile long freeway bypass around the west side of Jackson. Overlapping with U.S. 49 north from I-20, I-220 connects with the US highway leading northwest to Yazoo City. The northern extent ties into Interstate 55 just across the Madison County line in the suburb of Ridgeland.
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The contract for construction of Interstate 220 north from U.S. 49 to I-55 was awarded on September 25, 1973. Costing $9.96 million, work on the 5.49 mile section ran through March 1, 1976.1