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U.S. Route 67 in Missouri

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

U.S. Route 67 marker

U.S. Route 67
Route information
Maintained by MoDOT
Length197.741 mi[1] (318.233 km)
Major junctions
South end US 67 at the Arkansas state line
 
North end US 67 at the Illinois state line
Location
CountiesButler, Wayne, Madison, St. Francois, Jefferson, St. Louis, St. Charles
Highway system
Route 66Route 68

U.S. Route 67 (US 67) is the portion of a north-south highway in Missouri that starts at the Arkansas state line south of Neelyville and ends at the Illinois state line northeast of West Alton.

Route description

Going from south to north, US 67 enters Missouri at the Arkansas state line. About 10 miles (16 km) north of the state line, it intersects US 160. At the southwest corner of Poplar Bluff, Business Route 67 goes into Poplar Bluff while US 67 bypasses Poplar Bluff to the west on a freeway-grade highway. It then joins US 60 at the northwest corner of Poplar Bluff. Both 60 and 67 then follow a four-lane route to an interchange about 6 miles (9.7 km) northwest of Poplar Bluff, where US 60 heads west toward Springfield while US 67 heads north to St. Louis.

Construction is complete to divide the highway through Wayne, Madison and Butler Counties, including bypasses around Greenville and Cherokee Pass. The new divided highway opened on August 19, 2011, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Additionally, MoDOT has extended the divided highway south to US 160 south of Poplar Bluff.

From Fredericktown, US 67 passes through Farmington, where an existing interchange with Route 221 was converted to a diverging diamond interchange in September 2012.[2] US 67 then proceeds through Park Hills, Desloge, and Bonne Terre. About 25 miles (40 km) north of Bonne Terre, US 67 crosses Interstate 55 and enters Festus and Crystal City and picks up US 61. This becomes known as Truman Boulevard in Festus and Crystal City, Highway 61-67 from Herculaneum to Imperial, and Jeffco Boulevard from Arnold until it exits Jefferson County and enters St. Louis County, where it becomes Lemay Ferry Road.

St. Louis County

When US 67/61 reaches St. Louis County, It travels Lemay Ferry Road (Route 267) until it reaches Lindbergh Boulevard. There it travels Lindbergh Boulevard (known as Kirkwood Road in Kirkwood). US 61 then turns west onto I-64/US 40 West towards Wentzville. Lindbergh, named for aviator Charles Lindbergh, continues north through Frontenac, Ladue, Creve Coeur, Maryland Heights, Bridgeton, Hazelwood and Florissant until it reaches Lewis & Clark Boulevard (Route 367). From there, it continues straight north to West Alton, Missouri and then crosses the Mississippi River on the Clark Bridge and enters Alton, Illinois.

The only vehicular tunnel in Missouri is located on US 67 at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport, where the road tunnels under the runway.

History

The northern terminus was at Alt. US 61 near Fredericktown, Missouri, in 1926. The route was extended north on Illinois Route 3 (through western Illinois) to its northern terminus in Rock Island, Illinois by 1932 . Sometime after 1940, US 67 was routed into Madison County. Then, it was co-signed with Route 66 as both routes went across the McKinley Bridge.

By the mid-1940s, US 67 had been rerouted from St. Louis to Alton via the Lewis Bridge over the Missouri River and the Clark Bridge (formerly the Old Clark Bridge) over the Mississippi River. The Alton to Jerseyville section now passed through Godfrey and Delhi. By the mid-1950s, a more direct route for US 67 from Godfrey to Jacksonville via Greenfield had opened. Heading north from Downtown Alton, US 67 was rerouted via an abandoned railroad grade to the north end of town.

Between Fort Bellefontaine, Missouri (near Lewis Bridge) and south of St. Louis, US 67 followed two different routes. US 67 originally followed Lewis and Clark Boulevard, Florissant Avenue, 7th Street, and Broadway south through St. Louis. US 67 Bypass followed Lindbergh Boulevard around the city. Route 99 was an inner bypass within the city limits, following Kingshighway Boulevard and Riverview Boulevard between Route 30 (Gravois Road) and US 67 (Florissant Avenue). US 67 replaced Route 99 in the mid-1950s, using Loughborough Avenue at the south end, and the old route south of downtown became an extension of US 67 Alternate, which had begun downtown and crossed into Illinois towards Alton. (The old US 67 north of downtown was mostly US 66 City.) Later, in the late 1960s, US 67 moved to the bypass, and the old route, where not turned back to the city, became Route 267 and Route 367.

In 1964, US 67A was replaced by Route 3, as St. Louis started to decommission 'alternate' and 'bypass' US routes. A new four-lane Route 3 opened a few years later.

Future

The portion of US 67 between the Arkansas state line and Poplar Bluff is slated to be upgraded into an extension of Interstate 57.[3] US 67 between Poplar Bluff and Route 158 is already mostly a freeway with only two at-grade intersections. Planning is underway to build the next ten miles of freeway between Route 158 and County Road 274 south of Neelyville, just 2 miles north of the Arkansas border.[4] However, it is currently unclear as to when and where exactly the highway will tie into the Arkansas side, as the Arkansas Department of Transportation has not yet determined a route to finish their portion of the US 67 freeway.

Junction list

All exits are unnumbered.

CountyLocationmi[1]kmDestinationsNotes
ButlerNeely Township0.0000.000 US 67Continuation into Arkansas
Neelyville4.6597.498 Route 142
Beaver Dam Township11.70018.829 US 160 west / Route 158 eastInterchange
Poplar Bluff17.54128.230
US 67 Bus. north / Route M to Route 53 – Poplar Bluff
Interchange
20.20832.522 Route PP – Poplar BluffInterchange
21.992–
23.110
35.393–
37.192

US 60 north / US 60 Bus. east / US 67 Bus. east / Route W south – Sikeston, Poplar Bluff
Interchange; southern end of US 60 concurrency
Black River Township27.43544.152 US 60 west – Van Buren, SpringfieldInterchange; northern end of US 60 concurrency
Route JJ
WayneBlack River Township35.44157.037 Route 49 north / Route 172 east – Williamsville, Annapolis
Saint Francois Township Route F
Route A – Williamsville
Greenville48.07777.372
US 67 Bus. north
49.88280.277
US 67 Bus. south
Silva54.10687.075 Route 34Interchange
Cedar Creek Township Route K
Coldwater Route EE
Twelvemile Township Route N
MadisonCentral Township
US 67 Bus.
Cherokee Pass Route C – Central, Saco
Route A – Marquand
Millcreek
US 67 Bus. / Route E – Arcadia
Interchange
Fredericktown
US 67 Bus. / Route 72 to Route Z – Oak Grove, Madison County, Arcadia, Castor Station
Interchange
Mine La Motte Township Route H – Farmington
Saint FrancoisKnob Lick Route DD
Pendleton Township Route H – Farmington
Farmington Route 221 / Route W – Doe Run, Pilot KnobInterchange
Maple StreetInterchange
Route 32 – Ste. GenevieveInterchange; southern end of Route 32 concurrency
Park HillsWoodlawn DriveInterchange

Route 32 to Route 32 Bus. – Bismarck, Caledonia
Interchange; northern end of Route 32 concurrency
Koen Creek TurnaroundInterchange
Parkway Drive / Doss RoadInterchange
Desloge Route 8 – Leadwood, Springtown, PotosiInterchange
Bonne TerreOld Orchard Road / Vo-Tec RoadInterchange
Route 47 / Route K – Old MinesInterchange
Big River Township Route Y – French Village, Bloomsdale
Route JJ
JeffersonValle Township Route V – Valles MinesInterchange
Plattin Township Route JJ
Olympian Village Route 110 / Route CC – De SotoInterchange
Festus Route CC
I-55 – Saint Louis, MemphisI-55 exit 174
US 61 – SikestonSouthern end of US 61 concurrency
Route A
Pevely Route Z
Barnhart Route M – Antonia
Arnold Route 231 – Oakville, Lemay
Route 141 – Fenton
Saint LouisMehlville I-255 southwest – East Saint Louis, AltonDirect access to southwest-bound I-255 and from northeast-bound I-255 only; full access signed at US 50
I-255 northeast / US 50 / Route 267 – East Saint Louis, Alton, LemaySouthern end of US 50 concurrency; direct access to northeast-bound I-255 and from southwest-bound I-255 only
See US 50
Kirkwood I-44 / US 50 / Historic US 66 – Joplin, Kansas CityNorthern end of US 50 concurrency; I-44 exit 277B
Route 100 – Des Peres, Saint Louis
Frontenac I-64 / US 40 / US 61 – Chesterfield, Saint LouisNorthern end of US 61 concurrency; I-64 exit 28A
Creve CoeurMonsanto DriveInterchange; access to Monsanto Company
Route 340 – Chesterfield, WellstonInterchange; no direct access from southbound US 67 to westbound Route 340, nor from westbound Route 340 to northbound US 67
Maryland Heights Route D (Page Avenue)Interchange
Bridgeton Route 180 – Saint LouisInterchange
I-70 – Saint Louis, Kansas CityI-70 exit 235A-B
Route B (Natural Bridge Road) / Lambert International BoulevardInterchange
Tunnel underneath Missouri Air National Guard (Saint Louis)
Hazelwood I-270 – Bridgeton, FlorissantI-270 exit 25
Spanish Lake Route 367 – Bellefontaine Neighbors, Saint LouisInterchange
Missouri RiverLewis Bridge (Missouri River)
Saint CharlesWest Alton Route 94 – Saint Charles
Mississippi River US 67 continues via the Clark Bridge into Illinois
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References

  1. ^ a b Missouri Department of Transportation (July 21, 2013). MoDOT HPMAPS (Map). Missouri Department of Transportation. Retrieved July 21, 2013.
  2. ^ Southeast District (August 17, 2012). "Route 221 to Close for Interchange Conversion in St. Francois County" (Press release). Missouri Department of Transportation. Retrieved April 8, 2014.
  3. ^ "Future I-57 Project Kicks Off in Southeast Missouri". Retrieved 26 April 2020.
  4. ^ "U.S. 67 (FUTURE I-57) IN BUTLER COUNTY". Retrieved 26 April 2020.
U.S. Route 67
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Arkansas
Missouri Next state:
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This page was last edited on 19 July 2020, at 22:07
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