U.S. Route 56

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U.S. Route 56 marker

U.S. Route 56
Route information
Length640 mi[source?] (1,030 km)
Existed1957[1]–present
Major junctions
West end I-25 Bus. / US 412 / NM 21 at Springer, NM
 
East end US 71 at Kansas City, MO
Location
StatesNew Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri
Highway system

U.S. Route 56 (US 56) is an east–west United States highway. It goes for 640 miles (1,030 km) in the Midwestern United States. The highway's eastern endpoint is at U.S. Route 71 in Kansas City, Missouri. Its western endpoint is at Interstate 25 Business in Springer, New Mexico. Much of it follows the Santa Fe Trail.

Route description[change | change source]

The highway goes through New Mexico, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Missouri. It also touches a corner of Texas at a small road junction near the New Mexico/Oklahoma border.

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Route map:

KML is from Wikidata
  1. Official Road Map of New Mexico (ZIP File) (Map). 1:1,267,200. Cartography by Louis Hesch. Santa Fe: New Mexico State Highway Department. 1957. §§ 9B,8B. Retrieved August 3, 2019 – via University of New Mexico RGIS.

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