List of Interstate Highways in Kentucky

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Interstate 75 markerInterstate 265 markerInterstate 24 Business marker
Highway markers for Interstate 75, Interstate 265, and Business Loop 24
Highway names
Interstates: Interstate nn (I-nn)
US Highways: U.S. Highway nn (US nn)
State: Kentucky Route nn (KY nn)
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This is a list of interstates in Kentucky.

Primary highways[edit]

Number Length (mi) Length (km) Southern or western terminus Northern or eastern terminus Formed Removed Notes
I-24 94 151 I-24 at the Illinois state line I-24 at the Tennessee state line 1977 current Begins at the Illinois border near Paducah and stretches 94 miles (152 km) southeast to the Tennessee border near Oak Grove.
I-64 191 307 I-64 / US 150 at the Indiana state line I-64 at the West Virginia state line 1956 current Begins at the Indiana border in Louisville and travels 191 miles (308 km) east to the West Virginia border near Catlettsburg.
I-65 137 220 I-65 at the Tennessee state line I-65 at the Indiana state line 1956 current Begins at the Tennessee border near Franklin and travels 137 miles (222 km) north to the Indiana border in Louisville.
I-66 Missouri state line West Virginia state line 1991 2015 A proposed interstate highway, now scrapped, that would have run east to west across the southern portion of the state.
I-69 148 238 I-69 / US 51 at the Tennessee state line I-69 at the Indiana state line 2011 current President George W. Bush signed legislation declaring portions of both the Pennyrile Parkway and the Western Kentucky Parkway as well as all of the Purchase Parkway as part of the extension of I-69 in June 2008.[1]
I-71 96 154 I-64 / I-65 in Louisville I-71 / I-75 at the Ohio state line 1959 current Begins in Louisville and stretches north east 96 miles (154 km) into Ohio while converging in Walton with I-75.
I-75 192 309 I-75 at the Tennessee state line I-71 / I-75 at the Ohio state line 1956 current Begins at the Tennessee border near Williamsburg heading north 192 miles (311 km) to Covington.
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Auxiliary highways[edit]

Number Length (mi) Length (km) Southern or western terminus Northern or eastern terminus Formed Removed Notes
I-169 49 79 I-24 south of Hopkinsville I-69/Western Kentucky Parkway in Nortonville 2017 current New interstate designation for the remaining portion of the Pennyrile Parkway between Nortonville and Hopkinsville
I-175 I-175 was a proposed Interstate to relieve traffic along the I-75 corridor. House Report 107-108 in the US House of Representatives details the proposed spending of the US Department of Transportation for FY2002, which includes $2,400,000 for the I-175 corridor. This includes the feasibility and the planning study.[2] However, the final version of the bill did not have this funding.[3]
I-264 23 37 I-64 west of Louisville I-71 northeast of Louisville 1956 current Begins in west Louisville at Interstate 64 and loops to the south for 23 miles (37 km) northeast of Louisville to Interstate 71.
I-265 25 40 I-65 south of Louisville I-71 northeast of Louisville 1977 current Begins south of Louisville at Interstate 65 looping around the city to the south and east for 25 miles (40 km) to northeastern Jefferson County at Interstate 71 (co-signed as KY 841).
I-275 21 34 I-275 at the Indiana state line I-275 at the Ohio state line 1962 current Forming a complete beltway around Cincinnati, Ohio, the Kentucky portion runs from Petersburg in the west to Fort Thomas in the east. Officially, Interstate 275 begins and ends in Erlanger.
I-369 23.441 37.725 I-69 in Henderson US 60 Bypass in Owensboro proposed Future designation on the Audubon Parkway
I-471 5.01 8.06 I-275 in Highland Heights, Kentucky I-471 at the Ohio state line 1981 current Interstate 471 begins at Interstate 275 near Highland Heights and passes Newport before crossing the Ohio River to terminate at its parent route, Interstate 71, in Cincinnati, Ohio.
I-565 70.18 112.94 US 231 south of Bowling Green US 60 / US 231 in Owensboro proposed The William H. Natcher Parkway between Bowling Green and Owensboro has been designated as a future I-65 spur. Upgrades to the Natcher Parkway are in the state 2016 six year road plan for the counties of Warren, Butler, Ohio, and Daviess.
  •       Former
  •       Future

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on April 30, 2008. Retrieved 2016-02-06. 
  2. ^ "House Rpt. 107-108: Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill,". Library of Congress. May 2, 2002. Retrieved October 5, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Committee Reports". Library of Congress. Retrieved October 5, 2014.