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List of Interstate Highways in Nebraska

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Interstate Highways of the State Highway System
Highway markers for Interstate 80 and 680
Nebraska's Interstate highlighted in red
System information
Maintained by NDOR
Length482.69 mi[1][2] (776.81 km)
FormedJune 29, 1956 (1956-06-29)
Highway names
InterstatesInterstate X (I-X)
System links

The Interstate Highways in Nebraska are the segments of the national Interstate Highway System that are owned and maintained by the U.S. state of Nebraska, totaling 482 miles (776 km).[2] The longest of these, by far, is Interstate 80 (I-80) at a length just over 455 miles (732 km).[1] After the system was created in 1956, the state department of roads began construction on its Interstates immediately and upon completion of I-80 in 1964 was the first state to complete its mainline Interstate.[3] With the completion of Interstate 129 in 1977, Nebraska completed its contribution to the Interstate Highway System.[4]

Description

Nebraska Department of Transportation is responsible for the daily maintenance and operations of the State Highway System, which includes the Interstate Highways in Nebraska. These highways are built to Interstate Highway standards, as such, they're all freeways with minimum requirements for full control of access, design speeds and other characteristics. Speed limits along the Interstates within Nebraska range from 60 miles per hour in the Omaha Metro area to 75 miles per hour along the majority of I-80 outside of Lincoln and Omaha.[5]

Interstate Highways

Number Length (mi) Length (km) Southern or western terminus Northern or eastern terminus Formed Removed Notes
I-76 3.15 5.07 I-76 at the Colorado state line I-80 in Deuel County 01976-01-011976 current
I-80 455.32 732.77 I-80 at Pine Bluffs, Wyo. I-80 at Omaha 01957-01-011957 current
I-80S 3.15 5.07 I-80S at the Colorado state line I-80 in Deuel County 01969-01-011969 01976-01-011976 Became I-76
I-129 3.21 5.17 US 20 / US 75 / US 77 in South Sioux City I-129 / US 20 / US 75 at Sioux City, Iowa 01976-01-011976 current
I-180 3.47 5.58 US 34 in Lincoln I-80 / US 34 / US 77 in Lincoln 01964-01-011964 current
I-280 13.32 21.44 I-80 in Omaha I-280 at the Iowa state line 01958-01-011958 01965-01-011965 Became I-680 because I-280 already existed in Iowa
I-480 4.15 6.68 I-80 / US 75 in Omaha I-480 / US 6 in Council Bluffs, Iowa 01966-01-011966 current
I-580 3.21 5.17 I-480 in Omaha Lake Street in Omaha 01976-01-01c. 1976 01982-01-01c. 1982 I-580 number removed in early 1980s
I-680 13.32 21.44 I-80 in Omaha I-680 at the Iowa state line 01966-01-011966 current
  •       Former

References

  1. ^ a b Nebraska Department of Roads (2015). "Nebraska Highway Reference Log Book" (PDF). Nebraska Department of Roads. Retrieved January 1, 2017.
  2. ^ a b Nebraska Department of Roads (June 2016). "Some Facts and Figures" (PDF). Nebraska Department of Roads. Retrieved January 1, 2017.
  3. ^ Nebraska State Historical Society; Nebraska Department of Roads (August 2002). "Nebraska Historic Highway Survey" (PDF). Nebraska Department of Roads. Retrieved January 1, 2017.
  4. ^ Koster, George E. (1997). "A Story of Highway Development in Nebraska" (PDF). Nebraska Department of Roads. p. 82. Retrieved January 1, 2017.
  5. ^ Nebraska Department of Roads (February 2016). "Nebraska Speed Limit Map" (PDF). Lincoln: Nebraska Department of Roads. Retrieved January 1, 2017.
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List of Interstate Highways in Nebraska
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