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Interstate 71

Interstate 71 is a busy diagonal interstate through Kentucky and Ohio. Beginning at Interstate 64 and Interstate 65 near downtown Louisville, Interstate 71 travels northeast to Cincinnati, where it shares a 20-mile duplex with Interstate 75. After crossing the Ohio River into Ohio, Interstate 71 splits from Interstate 75 and travels through Columbus and Cleveland. Interstate 71 meets its northern terminus at Interstate 90 and Interstate 490 near downtown Cleveland.

Highway Information

States Traveled Through
(Mileage in state)
Kentucky (97.42)
Ohio (248.15)
Total Mileage 345.57
Cities Kentucky:
Louisville, Covington

Ohio:
Cincinnati, Columbus,
Mansfield, Cleveland

Source 10/31/02 Interstate
Route Log & Finder List
OKRoads Coverage
Miles Driven
by OKRoads
(Percentage)
265 (77%)
Southern End of
Interstate Driven
Kentucky 338
(Exit 175 in KY)
Northern End of
Interstate Driven
Interstate 90

Selected Pictures
For more pictures of Interstate 71 from a particular state, click on the state below.

Kentucky
Interstate 71 and Interstate 75 North at Exit 185 - Interstate 275 - Airport. The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport is off of Exit 4B of Interstate 275, which is a beltway around Cincinnati. Interstate 275 is the longest beltway in the country at a length of 84 miles. (Photo taken 7/11/05)
Interstate 71 and Interstate 75 South at Exit 185 - Interstate 275 - Airport. (Photo taken 7/11/05)
Interstate 71 and Interstate 75 North at Exit 191 - 12th Street/Pike Street - Covington. Cincinnati, Ohio, is 1 1/4 miles ahead. (Photo taken 7/11/05)
Ohio
Interstate 71 South and U.S. 50 West at Interstate 75 North - Dayton, and U.S. 50 West/River Road. Interstate 71 and Interstate 75 cross the Ohio River into Kentucky right after they merge ahead. (Photo taken 7/11/05)
Interstate 71 South at Exit 17B - Interstate 275 West to Interstate 75. Interstate 75 is six miles to the west. (Photo taken 7/11/05)
Interstate 71 South at Exit 107 - Interstate 70 East - Wheeling. The West Virginia city is 128 miles to the east. (Photo taken 7/11/05)
Interstate 71 South at Exit 209 - Interstate 76/U.S. 224 - Lodi/Akron. A double trumpet interchange connects the two interstates. Interstate 76 begins here and travels eastward to Akron, Youngstown, Harrisburg, and Philadelphia. (Photo taken 7/11/05)
Interstate 71 South at Exit 233 - Interstate 80/Ohio Turnpike - Youngstown/Toledo. Youngstown is 69 miles to the east, and Toledo is 104 miles to the west. (Photo taken 7/11/05)

Highway Links

Ohio:

Interstate 71 Ohio @ AARoadtrips.com (Andy Field/Alex Nitzman)

Interstate 71 Exit Guide @ OHHighways.com (Jeff Kitsko)

Page created: February 03, 2006
Last updated: February 03, 2006