Interstate 359


Interstate 359

Infobox road
state=AL
route=359
type=I



alternate_name=
length_mi=2.3
length_round=
length_ref= [http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/reports/routefinder/table2.cfm]
length_notes=
year_established=1976 (1982)
direction_a=South
terminus_a=Jct|state=AL|I|20|I|59|US|11|SR|7|SR|69
junction=
direction_b=North
terminus_b=Jct|state=AL|US|11|US|43|SR|13|SR|69
cities=Tuscaloosa, AL

Interstate 359 (abbreviated I-359) is a spur from Interstate 20 and Interstate 59 that provides access to Tuscaloosa, Alabama. It runs for 2.3 miles (3.7 km) from Interstate 59 north to 15th Street in downtown Tuscaloosa. The highway also serves as the route for U.S. Highway 11 and State Route 69. The highway continues through Tuscaloosa as a surface street as the route for U.S. Highway 43 and State Route 69.

History

The Interstate 359 freeway first opened to 35th Street sometime in the late 1970s, and later opened the rest of the way to downtown Tuscaloosa by 1982.cite web
last =
first =
authorlink =
coauthors =
title =Looking Back
work =
publisher =The Tuscaloosa News
date =March 26, 2007
url =http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/article/20070326/NEWS/703260349&SearchID=73278564692935
accessdate =2007-04-19
] Once completed, I-359 provided an alternate route for traffic heading to downtown as well as the University of Alabama.

Exit list

References

External links

* [http://www.interstate-guide.com/i-359_al.html Interstate 359 Alabama] @ Interstate-Guide.com
* [http://www.southeastroads.com/i-359_al.html Alabama @ SouthEastRoads.com - Interstate 359]
* [http://www.kurumi.com/roads/3di/ix59.html#359al Kurumi - I-359 Alabama]

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