Missouri Route 755

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Route 755 marker

Route 755
Route information
Length: 4 mi (6 km)
Major junctions
South end: St. Louis
North end: St. Louis
Highway system
Missouri Highways
Supplemental

Route 755 was a proposed state highway entirely in the city limits of St. Louis, Missouri which was never built due to local objections. Its northern terminus was to be at Interstate 70 (I-70) in the northeastern part of the city and its southern terminus was at the junction of Interstates 44 and 55, interchanging with I-64/U.S. Route 40 along the way.[1] The road was to be a freeway bypassing the downtown area of St. Louis and provide the currently-missing connections of northbound I-44/55 to westbound I-64 and eastbound I-64 to westbound I-44/55 or westbound I-70.

Unbuilt Interstate[edit]

I-755.svg

Interstate 755[citation needed] was partially built, in the form of large flyover ramps from Interstate 44/55 and Interstate 64 which lead to local streets. These large interchanges have excess right of way as well as unused pavement segments. Truman Parkway and long exits to Lafayette Avenue and 20th, Chestnut, and Market Streets were all that was built of the once proposed and since canceled I-755.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Roberts, Mark. "Missouri 755". Missouri Highways. 

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