The Interstate Highway System that runs through the United States is made up of seventy-seven different interstate highways that span a wide variety of lengths. Created in 1956 this highway system connects states to one another and made the transportation of goods across the country far easier and led to an increase in travel for many American families. See which are the longest, and the shortest, with this map and chart from Alan’s Factory Outlet that ranks all seventy-seven interstate highways by their length in miles. The longest interstate highway in the United States, I-90, is also one of the first ones ever built. Its 3,020 miles span from Boston, MA on the east coast to Seattle, WA on the west coast. It is recognized as a major coast-to-coast highway, as any interstate highway with a number divisible by 5 is a major coast-to-coast or border-to-border highway.
Learn more about the Interstate Highway System and see the impressive lengths it spans with this great visual!
Infographic by: alansfactoryoutlet