Interstate 435
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Interstate 435

Interstate 435 marker

Interstate 435
I-435 highlighted in red
Route information
Length83.02 mi[1] (133.61 km)
Existed1965-present
Major junctions
Beltway around Kansas City
 
Highway system
  • Kansas State Highway System
KS ->
MO ->

Interstate 435 (I-435) is an Interstate Highway beltway that encircles much of the Kansas City, Missouri Metropolitan Area within the states of Kansas and Missouri in the United States.

Route description

I-435, a loop route of I-35, is 80.81 miles (130.1 km) long and intersects with nearly every other interstate highway in the Kansas City area (except for I-635 and I-670). An additional 2.8 miles (4.5 km) near Kansas City International Airport is signed along with I-29 and U.S. Route 71 (US 71), making I-435 the second-longest complete beltway numbered as a single Interstate Highway in the U.S., and fifth longest in the world after Cincinnati, Ohio's I-275 at 83.71 miles (134.7 km), Houston, Texas's Beltway 8 at 88 miles (140 km), Berlin's Bundesautobahn 10 at 122 miles (196 km), and London's M25 motorway at 117 miles (188 km).[] The majority--52.8 miles (85.0 km)--of I-435 is within the state of Missouri, and most of that roadway lies within the city limits of Kansas City. The first/last exit is at I-435's parent route, I-35, in Lenexa, Kansas. Going clockwise around Kansas City, the next interchange is exit 1A for Lackman Road. The milepost numbers do not start over when I-435 crosses the state line, but where it shares the same roadway as I-29, the latter's milepost (and therefore exit) numbering takes precedence.

History

I-435 in Kansas City was built piece by piece starting in the mid-1960s and not finished until 1987.

In 1965, the first segment of I-435 was built and opened between I-35 and US-69 (which at that time was signed with Metcalf Avenue) near Overland Park, Kansas. A second segment was opened the same year between I-70 and US-50 in eastern Kansas City, Missouri, but the two were not connected.

By 1968, the eastern segment of I-435 was extended south to Gregory Boulevard and north past 23rd Street/Route 78.

By 1969, I-435 was fully built between these two segments, through southern and eastern Kansas City.

By 1971, the freeway was extended from 23rd Street/Route 78 to US-24.

In 1973, I-435 was extended north from the former terminus of US-24 across the Missouri River to I-35 in Claycomo. It now extended halfway around the city.

In 1983, a small segment was opened on the outskirts of Kansas City north between US-169 and Route 291 near Kansas City International Airport (KCI).

By 1985, this small segment was connected with the rest of the freeway. A segment was built heading almost due north from I-35 in Claycomo to Route 291/Cookingham Drive at North Reinking Road, curving due west from there to US-169. In this year, the southwest end was also extended to K-10.

In 1987, the freeway was opened all the way around the city. The northwest end was signed on I-29 for eight miles (13 km) northwest, then exited, near Platte City and bore south on the west side of KCI. It crossed several small highways before crossing the Missouri River into Wyandotte County, Kansas. It continued generally south or southwest, crossed several state highways and I-70, then the Kaw River, before connecting with the former southwest end at K-10.

Exit list

StateCountyLocationmikmExitDestinationsNotes
KansasJohnsonLenexa0.971.561ALackman RoadFuture Proposed Diverging Diamond Interchange; Eastbound exit via Exit 83 (I-35)
1.352.171B west - LawrenceEastern terminus of K-10; westbound becomes northbound and southbound becomes eastbound
2.113.40295th Street
2.974.78387th Street
Shawnee5.028.085Midland Avenue
5.999.646Shawnee Mission ParkwayNorthbound signed as exits 6A (east) and 6B (west)
6.4410.366CJohnson Drive
7.8712.678AHoliday Drive
WyandotteEdwardsville8.2913.348BWoodend Road
8.9914.479 - Kansas City, Bonner Springs
10.9917.6911Kansas Avenue
11.9819.2812 / / / west - Topeka, Kansas City, St. LouisNorthbound signed as exits 12A (east) and 12B (west). I-70 exits 411A-B.
Kansas City12.5920.2613State AvenueSigned as exits 13A (east) and 13B (west) northbound
13.9122.3914Parallel ParkwaySigned as exits 14A (east) and 14B (west)
15.0224.1715 south (Leavenworth Road)South end of K-5 overlap; signed as exits 15A (south/east) and 15B (west)
16.0225.7816Donahoo Road
17.9828.9418 north / Wolcott DriveNorth end of K-5 overlap
Kansas-Missouri lineWyandotte-Platte county line20.98-
21.35
33.76-
34.36
Missouri River crossing
MissouriPlatteParkville22.0235.4422 - Weston, Parkville
23.9838.5924 east / Route N (NW Barry Road)Western terminus of Route 152; southern terminus of Route N
29.0246.7029 Route D (NW 120th Street)
Platte City31.0049.8931 north / north - St JosephNorthbound becomes eastbound and westbound becomes southbound; west end of I-29 / US 71 overlap; signed as exit 17 on northbound I-29/US 71 / westbound I-435
Kansas City32.4952.2915Mexico City AvenueExit number follows I-29
34.0254.7514 south / south - Kansas CityEast end of I-29 / US 71 overlap; eastbound exit and westbound entrance; exit 14 on I-29
36.0357.9836NW Cookingham Drive / To south / south - KCI AirportEastbound signed Cookingham Dr. only; westbound signed To I-29 south / KCI Airport only; no access to eastbound Cookingham from westbound I-435; no access to eastbound I-435 from westbound Cookingham.
36.9559.4737 Route C (NW Skyview Avenue)
39.9164.2340NW Cookingham Drive
Clay41.1166.1641 (Arrowhead Trafficway) - Riverside, SmithvilleSigned as exits 41A (south) and 41B (north)
41.9967.5842N Woodland Avenue
45.0272.4545 south (NE Cookingham Drive) to northNorthern terminus of Route 291; Eastbound becomes southbound and northbound becomes westbound
45.8973.8546NE 108th Street
47.0275.6747NE 96th Street
48.9978.8449 - LibertySigned as exits 49A (west) and 49B (east)
50.8981.9051Shoal Creek Parkway
52.1183.8652A to north - Claycomo
Claycomo52.1383.9052B south - Kansas City

north / east - Des Moines
I-35 exits 12A-B; no southbound exit to I-35 north/Route 110 (CKC) east; no northbound entrance from I-35 south
Kansas City54.1087.075448th Street, Parvin Road - Worlds of Fun
Randolph54.8988.3455 - Richmond, North Kansas Cityfuture DDI is under construction as expected to open in 2018
Clay-Jackson county lineRandolph-Kansas City line55.3489.06Missouri River crossing
JacksonKansas City56.9991.7257Front StreetDiverging diamond interchange, existing interchange converted November 2011[2]
59.0395.0059 (Winner Road, Independence Avenue) - Kansas City, Independence
60.0996.7160 (Truman Road) / 12th Street - Kansas City, Independence12th Street signed southbound only
61.1998.4861 (23rd Street) - Kansas City, Independence
63.02101.4263 - Kansas City, St. LouisI-70 exits 8A-B; signed as exits 63A (west) and 63B (east).
63.02101.4263A - Truman Sports ComplexSouthbound exit and northbound entrance
63.19101.6963CRaytown Road, Stadium Drive - Truman Sports ComplexNorthbound exit and southbound entrance
65.10104.7765Eastwood Trafficway
66.10106.3866 east - Raytown, Lee's Summit To 63rd StreetSouthbound left exit and northbound entrance
66.10106.3866BBlue ParkwayNorthbound exit and southbound entrance
66.08106.3566A63rd Street / To east - RaytownNorthbound exit and southbound entrance; access to Route 350 east via 63rd Street
67.02107.8667Gregory Road
69.07111.166987th Street
69.99112.6470 Route W (East Bannister Road) to northWestbound signed Route W only
71.02114.3071A south / east / east / south - Grandview, Joplin, Lee's SummitI-49 exits 183-184. I-470 exits 1A-B. North end of US 50 overlap; northern terminus of I-49; southbound becomes westbound and eastbound becomes northbound; left exit westbound.
72.01115.8971B north - Kansas CityEastbound left exit and westbound entrance
72.97117.4373103rd StreetWestbound exit and eastbound entrance
74.04119.1674Holmes Road
74.97120.6575AWornall Road
Missouri-Kansas lineJackson-Johnson county lineKansas City-Leawood line75.51121.5275BState Line Road To 103rd Street
KansasJohnsonOverland Park77.11124.1077ANall Avenue
77.39124.5577BRoe AveDiverging diamond interchange converted from existing diamond interchange
78.97127.0979Metcalf Avenue
80.08128.8880Antioch Road
81.06130.4581Ramp to southbound US-69 also provides access to College Boulevard and 119th Street
81.99131.9582Quivira Road
Lenexa83.02133.6183 / west / /  - Wichita, Kansas City, Des MoinesWest end of US-50 overlap. I-35 exits 222A-B. Access to Lackman Road via eastbound exit
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References

Route map:

KML is from Wikidata
  1. ^ "Route Log - Auxiliary Routes of the Eisenhower National System Of Interstate and Defense Highways - Table 2". Federal Highway Administration. Retrieved 2014.
  2. ^ Kansas City District. "Front Street DDI". Missouri Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2014.

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