I-5 highlighted in red
|Length||1,381.29 mi (2,222.97 km)|
|History||Designated in 1956|
Completed in 1979
|South end||Fed. 1 at the Mexican border at San Ysidro, CA|
|North end||Hwy 99 at the Canada–US border at Blaine, WA|
|States||California, Oregon, Washington|
Interstate 5 (sometimes called I-5, or in Southern California, The 5) is a 1,381.29 miles (2,222.97 km) long Interstate Highway in the states of California, Oregon, and Washington. The road goes from Mexican Federal Highway 1 at the United States-Mexican border to British Columbia Highway 99 at the United States-Canadian border. It is the main interstate highway of the West Coast. Nearly 60% of its length is in California.
Cities along the highway[change | change source]
- San Diego, California
- Santa Ana, California
- Los Angeles, California
- Sacramento, California
- Redding, California
- Medford, Oregon
- Eugene, Oregon
- Salem, Oregon
- Portland, Oregon
- Olympia, Washington
- Tacoma, Washington
- Seattle, Washington
- Everett, Washington
- Bellingham, Washington
References[change | change source]
- Staff (December 31, 2013). "Table 1: Main Routes of the Dwight D. Eisenhower National System Of Interstate and Defense Highways as of December 31, 2013". Route Log and Finder List. Federal Highway Administration. Retrieved March 17, 2014.
- Federal Highway Administration (2002-10-31). "Route Log and Finder List, Main Routes of the Dwight D. Eisenhower National System Of Interstate and Defense Highways". Retrieved 2008-08-27.
- California Department of Transportation, State Truck Route List (XLS file), accessed February 2008
- Oregon Department of Transportation. "Public Road Inventory". Retrieved 2008-08-27.
- Washington State Department of Transportation (2006). "State Highway Log" (PDF). Retrieved 2008-08-27.