Interstate 35 in Missouri
Interstate 35 (I-35) is an Interstate Highway that stretches from Laredo, Texas in the south to Duluth in the north. The portion of it through Missouri travels nearly 115 miles (185 km) from just south of Kansas City, through the Downtown Loop, and across the Missouri River before leaving the downtown area. North of Kansas City, the highway travels north-northeast towards the Iowa state line near Eagleville, paralleling U.S. Route 69.
I-35 highlighted in red
|Maintained by MoDOT|
|Length||114.74 mi (184.66 km)|
|Counties||Jackson, Clay, Clinton, DeKalb, Caldwell, Daviess, Harrison|
Kansas City metropolitan area
I-35 enters Missouri two miles (3 km) southwest of Downtown Kansas City as a six-lane highway. After merging with Southwest Trafficway and Broadway Street, it becomes an eight-laned freeway and continues north to downtown, where it serves as the west and north legs of the Downtown Loop. Along the loop's northern edge, I-35 runs concurrent with I-70 immediately west of Broadway and carries six lanes of traffic with a speed limit of 45 mph (72 km/h). After leaving the loop, Interstate 29 begins, and I-35 runs concurrent with it. Both interstates together cross the Missouri River on the Christopher S. Bond Bridge.
Daviess, and Harrison counties
I-35 continues north from Cameron, intersecting US 69 as it crosses from the west to the east side of the highway before intersecting Route 6, providing access to Weatherby to the west of I-35. North of the interchange with Route 6, US 69 intersects I-35 again and for the remainder of its route stays to the west of I-35. Between Route DD, providing local access to farmland, and Route C, providing access to Pattonsburg, I-35 crosses the Grand River west of the Elam Bend Conservation Area. The Interstate features an exit to the Interstate 35 Speedway, located in Winston. A final interchange with Routes B and N, providing access to Coffey, mark the last exit inside of Daviess County, and I-35 enters Harrison County.
Routes AA and H, which provides access to Gilman City to the east, are the first interchange with in Harrison County as I-35 continues northeasterly through northern Missouri, intersecting Route 13 south of the county seat, Bethany. Two interchanges provide access to Bethany, one with US 136 and one with US 69 Spur. Route A provides access to the town of Ridgeway to the east of the Interstate, and Route N further north provides access to Eagleville to the west and Blythedale to the east. Rest stops for both directions of travel are north of Route N, as well as a welcome center for motorists traveling southbound before intersecting 100th Street (US 69) before crossing into Iowa.
|Missouri–Kansas line||0.000||0.000||Continuation into Kansas|
|235||Cambridge Circle||Westbound exit and eastbound entrance extend into Missouri; exit number based on Kansas mileage|
|Jackson||Kansas City||0.795||1.279||1A||Southwest Trafficway||Southbound left exit and northbound entrance|
|1.038||1.670||1B||27th Street / Broadway Boulevard||Southbound left exit and northbound entrance|
|1.343||2.161||1C||W. Pennway to Southwest Boulevard||Northbound exit and southbound entrance|
|1D||20th Street||Southbound exit only|
|1.857||2.989||2U||Broadway Boulevard||Northbound exit and southbound entrance|
|2.025||3.259||I-670 exit 2T|
|2.053||3.304||Northbound exit and southbound entrance; I-670 exit 2T|
|2.080||3.347||2V||14th Street – Downtown Kansas City||Northbound exit and southbound entrance|
|2X||Northbound left exit and southbound entrance; I-70 exit 2A|
|2Y||Northbound exit and southbound entrance|
|—||Southern end of I-70/US 24/US 40 overlap; southbound left exit and northbound left entrance; I-70 exit 2A|
|2C||Southbound exit and northbound entrance|
|3.211||5.168||2D||Main Street / Delaware Street / Wyandotte Street||Signed as "Main St." only northbound|
|3.583||5.766||2E||No southbound exit|
|3.476||5.594||2F||Oak Street / Grand Avenue / Walnut Street||Northbound access via exit 2E; no northbound entrance; no access to this exit from I-70 WB|
|—||MoDOT signs this as southern terminus of I-29; northbound exit and southbound left entrance; northern end of I-70/US 40 overlap; southern end of I-29 overlap; I-70 exit 2G–H|
|2H||Northern end of US 24 overlap; northbound exit and southbound entrance|
|3||Southern end of US 71 overlap; southbound left exit and northbound entrance; I-70 exit 2G|
|4.442||7.149||4A||Southbound exit and northbound entrance|
|4.814||7.747||4B||Front Street / Grand Boulevard||Signed as exit 4 northbound|
|Christopher S. Bond Bridge|
|Clay||North Kansas City||5.447–|
|5A||Bedford Street||Northbound exit and southbound entrance|
|5||Levee Road||Southbound exit and northbound entrance|
|6.057||9.748||5B||16th Avenue||Northbound exit and southbound entrance|
|Kansas City||8.181||13.166||8A||Parvin Road|
|8.496||13.673||8B||Northern end of I-29/US 71 overlap; left exit northbound|
|10.612||17.078||10||North Brighton Avenue||Northbound exit and southbound entrance|
|Claycomo||12.917||20.788||12A||I-435 exit 52B; southern terminus of Route 110|
|13.154||21.169||12B||I-435 exit 52B; northbound exit and southbound entrance|
|Pleasant Valley||14.082||22.663||13||Southern end of US 69 overlap; signed as exit 14 southbound|
|20.348||32.747||20||Northern end of US 69 overlap|
|DeKalb||54.306||87.397||54||Northern end of Route 110 overlap|
|114||Street sits on state line; northbound on-ramp is in Iowa|
|Continuation into Iowa|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi|
Cameron Business Loop
Interstate 35 Business
|Length||3.233 mi (5.203 km)|
|Clinton||0.000||0.000||Southern terminus; end concurrency with Route BB|
|0.867||1.395||End concurrency with Route BB, Loop 35 turns north onto US 69|
|DeKalb||2.024||3.257||US 36 Bus. becomes concurrent northbound, exits westbound|
|2.378||3.827||End concurrency with US 69, end US 36 Bus.|
|3.233||5.203||End concurrency on US 36|
|Continuation past I-35|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi|
I-35 has two auxiliary routes in Missouri:
U.S. Roads portal
- Adderly, Kevin (January 19, 2012). "Table 1: Main Routes of the Dwight D. Eisenhower National System Of Interstate and Defense Highways". FHWA Route Log and Finder List. Federal Highway Administration. Retrieved December 18, 2013.
- Google (January 8, 2014). "Interstate 35 in Missouri" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved January 8, 2014.
- Missouri Official Highway Map (PDF) (Map). 1:1,089,000. Missouri Department of Transportation. October 2013. § C1-D3. Retrieved January 14, 2014.
- Daviess County (PDF) (Map). 1:253,440. Geneneral Highway Map. Missouri Department of Transportation. September 2011. Retrieved January 14, 2014.
- Harrison County (PDF) (Map). 1:380,160. Geneneral Highway Map. Missouri Department of Transportation. January 2012. Retrieved January 14, 2014.
- "Town/City Boundary Map" (Map). USNaviguide. Cartography by Google. Coryat, John. Retrieved 11 July 2014.
- Flex Map Viewer (Route ID: 4984) (Map). Scale not given. Missouri Department of Transportation. Retrieved January 9, 2014.