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Restore "major" interstates[edit]

I have restored the "major" interstates on this template. This is the legal definition. "Multiples of 5" seems to look stupid IMO. By AASHTO definition, all interstates that are a multiple of 5 are considered major, regardless of length. For example, I-85 is shorter than I-25, but I-85 is more major as it is buisier and passes through more major cities than I-25. ANDROS1337 18:34, 21 July 2009 (UTC)

Interstate 45 doesn't leave Texas. How does that qualify as a "major Interstate highway" as this designation is normally for roads running cross-country like Interstate 5 (Tijuana - Vancouver)? (talk) 01:49, 9 July 2012 (UTC)
Because it is a multiple of 5, as per the AASHTO definition. --Rs chen 7754 03:53, 9 July 2012 (UTC)
AASHTO's definition says these numbers should go to cross-country routes, not intrastate highways. 45 is an error - not sure how this got assigned, but it breaks AASHTO's defined pattern quite clearly, even if they did let it past for reasons unknown. (talk) 15:49, 9 July 2012 (UTC)
Which isn't for us to question. We have to follow the sources, and until the sources say otherwise, the template stays as is in this regard. Imzadi 1979  15:59, 9 July 2012 (UTC)
We might as well put Interstate 50 and 60 on this. I disagree with this request. Kevon kevono talk 20:43 10 April 2016 —Preceding undated comment added 03:44, 11 April 2016 (UTC)