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Interstate 435 Kansas

Interstate 435 is the outer beltway around Kansas City. It is about 83 miles long overall, which makes it the second longest beltway in the country, behind only Interstate 275 around Cincinnati.

Highway Information

Miles 28.03
Counties Traveled
Through
Johnson, Wyandotte
Cities Kansas City
Major Junctions Interstate 70
(Exit 12)

Kansas 10
(Exit 1B)

Interstate 35
(Exit 83)

U.S. 69
(Exit 81)

OKRoads Coverage
Miles Driven
by OKRoads
(Percentage)
28 (100%)
Southern End of
Interstate Driven
Missouri State Line
Northern End of
Interstate Driven
Missouri State Line

Pictures

Inner Loop

Outer Loop

Inner Loop
Interstate 435 West at the Kansas-Missouri state line. The
interstate will stay in Johnson County until Exit 8A (Holliday
Drive). (Photo taken 5/22/05)
Close up view of Interstate 435 West approaching Exits
77A-B - Roe Avenue/Nall Avenue. (Photo taken 5/22/05)
Welcome to Kansas sign on Interstate 435 West, one-half
mile west of Exits 77A-B. (Photo taken 5/22/05)
Interstate 435 West at Exit 77A - Roe Avenue, and Exit 77B -
Nall Avenue. A collector-distributor system eases the
movements between the interstate and the arterials. (Photo
taken 5/22/05)
Interstate 435 West c/d lane at Exit 77A - Roe Avenue.
(Photo taken 5/22/05)
Attached to the Roe Avenue overpass is the 1 1/4 mile
advance signage for U.S. 169 North and Metcalf Avenue.
(Photo taken 5/22/05)
Interstate 435 West c/d lane at Exit 77B - Nall Avenue.
(Photo taken 5/22/05)
Mileage sign on Interstate 435 West, 1/2 mile east of U.S.
169 North. (Photo taken 5/22/05)
Interstate 435 West approaching Exit 79 - U.S. 169 North/
Metcalf Avenue - 1/4 mile. Several office structures are
located near this interchange. (Photo taken 5/22/05)
Interstate 435 West at Exit 79 - U.S. 169 North/Metcalf
Avenue. U.S. 169 will multiplex with Interstate 435 and U.S. 50
for four miles until departing on Interstate 35 South. (Photo
taken 5/22/05)
Interstate 435 West approaching Exit 81 - U.S. 69 - 1 3/4
miles. We did not get any other pictures of the advance
signage for the cloverleaf exchange of the two freeways.
(Photo taken 5/22/05)
Interstate 435 West approaching Exit 82 - Quivira Road -
3/4 mile. The c/d lane ramp to U.S. 69 South is to the right.
(Photo taken 5/22/05)

Closer views of the U.S. 69 South exit from the c/d lane.
(Top photo taken 7/2/03, bottom photo taken 5/21/05)
Use Exit 82 to go to the University of Kansas' Edwards campus
or to the Johnson County Community College.
(Photo taken
5/21/05)

Mileage sign on Interstate 435 West, 1 1/2 miles to the east of
Interstate 35. Sometime between July 2003 and May 2005,
a sound barrier was installed along the north side of the
interstate. (Top photo taken 7/2/03, bottom photo taken
5/21/05)

Interstate 435 West at Exit 82 - Quivira Road. The right lane,
which merged on from U.S. 69, is an exit only lane, except
that no signs tell you so! I found out the hard way. This
happens on both sides of the interstate. (Top photo taken
7/2/03, bottom photo taken 5/21/05)
Interstate 435 West approaching Exit 83 - Interstate 35 -
1 mile. (Photo taken 5/21/05)

Mileage sign on Interstate 435 West, 1/2 mile to the east of
Interstate 35. (Top photo taken 7/2/03, bottom photo taken
5/21/05)

Interstate 435 West approaching Exit 83 - Interstate 35 - 1/4
mile. (Top photo taken 7/2/03, bottom photo taken 5/21/05)

Interstate 435 West at Exit 83 - Interstate 35 - Wichita/Des
Moines. (Photo taken 7/2/03)

The split of the off-ramp for Exit 83. Wichita is about 180 miles
away from this interchange. (Photo taken 7/2/03)
Interstate 435 West approaching Exit 1A - Lackman Road -
1/4 mile.
(Photo taken 5/21/05)

Interstate 435 West at Exit 1A - Lackman Road. (Top photo
taken 7/1/03, bottom photo taken 5/21/05)
Interstate 435 West approaching Exit 1B - Kansas 10 -
1/4 mile. Use Kansas 10 West as an alternate to the
Kansas Turnpike between Kansas City and Lawrence.
(Photo taken 5/21/05)

Interstate 435 West at Exit 1B - K-10 - Lawrence. (Top photo
taken 7/1/03, bottom photo taken 5/21/05)
Interstate 435 North approaching Exit 2 - 95th Street -
1 mile.
(Photo taken 5/22/05)
Mileage sign on Interstate 435 North, 3/4 mile south of
95th Street. The next several exits serve the city of Lenexa.
 
(Photo taken 5/22/05)
Interstate 435 North at Exit 2 - 95th Street. (Photo taken
5/22/05)
Interstate 435 North approaching Exit 3 - 87th Street -
3/4 mile.
(Photo taken 5/22/05)
Use Exit 3 to visit the Legler Barn Museum and the
Shawnee Mission Park.
(Photo taken 5/22/05)
Interstate 435 North at Exit 3 - 87th Street. (Photo taken
5/22/05)
Interstate 435 North approaching Exit 5 - Midland Drive -
2 miles. The upcoming exit is near the Shawnee-Lenexa
city limit boundary.
(Photo taken 5/22/05)
Mileage sign on Interstate 435 North, one mile south of
Midland Drive.
(Photo taken 5/22/05)
Interstate 435 North at Exit 5 - Midland Drive. The interstate
has entered the city of Shawnee.
(Photo taken 5/22/05)
Interstate 435 North approaching Exits 6A-B - Shawnee
Mission Parkway - 1/2 mile.
(Photo taken 5/22/05)
Mileage sign on Interstate 435 North, 1/8 mile south of
Exit 6A (Shawnee Mission Parkway East).
(Photo taken
5/22/05)
Interstate 435 North at Exit 6A - Shawnee Mission Parkway
East.
(Photo taken 5/22/05)
Interstate 435 North at Exit 6B - Shawnee Mission Parkway
West.
(Photo taken 5/22/05)
Interstate 435 Kansas assurance shield and the one-half
mile advance sign for Exit 6C, Johnson Drive.
(Photo
taken 5/22/05)
The next three exits on Interstate 435 North are Johnson
Drive (Exit 6C) in 1/2 mile, Holliday Drive (Exit 8A) in
1 1/4 mile, and Woodend Road (Exit 8B) in 2 1/4 miles.
(Photo taken 5/22/05)
Interstate 435 North at Exit 6C - Johnson Drive. The arterial
is a major east-west thoroughfare through northern Johnson
County.
(Photo taken 5/22/05)
Interstate 435 North approaching Exit 8A - Holliday Drive -
1 mile. Holliday Drive skirts the southern edge of the Kansas
River for a few miles and connects 47th Street to Metropolitan
Avenue.
(Photo taken 5/22/05)
Use any of the next nine exits for Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo
taken 5/22/05)
Interstate 435 North approaching Exit 8A - Holliday Drive -
1/2 mile. The overpass in the distance is 53rd Street.
(Photo
taken 5/22/05)
Interstate 435 North at Exit 8A - Holliday Drive. (Photo taken
5/22/05)
Interstate 435 North approaching Exit 8B - Woodend Road -
1 mile.
(Photo taken 5/22/05)
Mileage sign on Interstate 435 North, one-half mile south of
Woodend Road. The sign is located on the bridge over the
Kansas River.
(Photo taken 5/22/05)
Interstate 435 North at Exit 8B - Woodend Road. (Photo
taken 5/22/05)
Interstate 435 North approaching Exit 9 - Kansas 32 - 1 mile.
Kansas 32 is another route between Lawrence and Kansas
City.
(Photo taken 5/22/05)
Mileage sign on Interstate 435 North, one-half mile south of
Kansas 32. Interstate 70 and the Kansas Turnpike lies three
miles ahead.
(Photo taken 5/22/05)
Interstate 435 North at Exit 9 - Kansas 32 - Kansas City/
Bonner Springs. Take Kansas 32 west for one mile to
Edwardsville. Bonner Springs is four miles west of
Edwardsville.
(Photo taken 5/22/05)
Interstate 435 North approaching Exit 11 - Kansas Avenue -
3/4 mile.
(Photo taken 5/22/05)
Non-standard font prevails on this first advance sign for the
upcoming Interstate 70 juncture.
(Photo taken 5/22/05)
Interstate 435 North approaching Exit 11 - Kansas Avenue -
1/4 mile.
(Photo taken 5/22/05)
Interstate 435 North at Exit 11 - Kansas Avenue. (Photo
taken 5/22/05)
Interstate 435 North approaching Exits 12A-B - Interstate 70/
Kansas Turnpike - 1 mile.
(Photo taken 5/22/05)
Use Interstate 70 West to Exit 410 (110th Street) for the
Kansas Tourist Information Center, located near the Kansas
Speedway.
(Photo taken 5/22/05)
Mileage sign on Interstate 435 North, one-half mile south of
Interstate 70.
(Photo taken 5/22/05)
Interstate 435 North approaching Exit 12A - Interstate 70
East - 1/4 mile. The left lane was closed for pavement
rehabilitation.
(Photo taken 5/22/05)
Interstate 435 North at Exit 12A - Interstate 70 East -
St. Louis. The Gateway to the West is 254 miles to the east.
(Photo taken 5/22/05)
Interstate 435 North at Exit 12B - Interstate 70/Kansas
Turnpike West - Topeka. The state capital is less than 50
miles from this modified cloverleaf interchange.
(Photo
taken 5/22/05)
Scenes Related to Interstate 435
U.S. 24 East, U.S. 40 East, and U.S. 73 South approaching
Interstate 435 near the Kansas Speedway.
(Photo taken
5/22/05)
A new lane is created for those wanting to leave U.S. 24,
U.S. 40, and U.S. 73 for either Interstate 70 or Interstate 435.
(Photo taken 5/22/05)
U.S. 24 East, U.S. 40 East, and U.S. 73 South at Interstate
435 South - TO Interstate 70. Two lanes are allotted for the
exit. This interchange also marks the southern terminus of
U.S. 73.
(Photo taken 5/22/05)
The off-ramp from U.S. 24 East, U.S. 40 East, and U.S. 73
South provides three choices. The first option is a ramp to
westbound Interstate 70 and the Kansas Turnpike, which
departs in one-half mile. Also visible here is an diagrammatical
sign for Interstate 435 South at Interstate 70.
(Photo taken
5/22/05)
The aforementioned three options from the off-ramp. Use
the left lane to Interstate 70 East, the center lane to
Interstate 435 South, and the right lane to Interstate 70 West.
(Photo taken 5/22/05)
The right lane departs for Interstate 70 West. The left lane
heads for eastbound Interstate 70 in one-quarter mile.
(Photo taken 5/22/05)
Finally, we are about to head onto Interstate 435 South as
the ramp to Interstate 70 East leaves. Downtown Kansas
City is 15 miles to the east.
(Photo taken 5/22/05)

Page created: August 14, 2005
Last updated: August 14, 2005