Missouri Route 9

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Route 9 marker

Route 9
Route information
Maintained by MoDOT
Length: 15 mi (24 km)
Major junctions
North end: I-29.svgUS 71.svg I-29/US 71 in Kansas City
South end: I-35.svgI-70.svgUS 24.svgUS 40.svg I-35/I-70/US 24/US 40 in Kansas City
Highway system
Route 8 Route 10

Route 9 is a highway in the Kansas City, Missouri area. Its northern terminus is at Interstate 29/U.S. Route 71 in Kansas City North; its southern terminus is at Interstate 35/Interstate 70/U.S. Route 24/U.S. Route 40 in downtown Kansas City. Even though both termini are in Kansas City, it passes through other towns and cities. It is carried across the Missouri River by the Heart of America Bridge between downtown Kansas City, Missouri and North Kansas City, MO. In North Kansas City, the highway serves as a main thoroughfare, Burlington Street.

History[edit]

Route 9 was created in 1922 as Route 59 and was renumbered in the early 1930s when US 59 entered Missouri.

Junction list[edit]

County Location mi km Destinations Notes
Jackson Kansas City Heart of America Bridge continues beyond southern terminus
I-35 / I-70 / US 24 (US 40) Southern terminus; I-35/I-70 exit 2E
3rd Street Interchange; southbound exit and northbound entrance
Missouri River North end of Heart of America Bridge
Clay North Kansas City Route 283 north (Oak Trafficway)
Kansas City US 169 north (Arrowhead Trafficway) – Smithville South end of freeway; northbound exit and southbound entrance; SB access to US 169 north via U-turn
US 169 south (Arrowhead Trafficway) – Smithville, Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport Southbound exit and northbound entrance; NB access to US 169 south via next exit
Route 9 south – North Kansas City Northbound left exit and southbound left entrance; provides access to Route 9 south for travelers coming from US 169 north
Briarcliff Parkway
Platte Riverside US 69 north (Riverway Parkway) Southbound exit and northbound entrance; south end of US 69 overlap
US 69 south / I-635 – Kansas I-635 exit 11; north end of freeway; north end of US 69 overlap
Parkville Route 45 (Tom Watson Parkway)
Kansas City I-29 / US 71 Northern terminus; I-29 exit 8; road continues east as Barry Road
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi