Interstate 59

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Interstate 59
File:Interstate 59 map.png
Length- 445 miles
South end- Slidell, LA
North end- Wildwood, GA
States served- LA, MS, AL, GA

Interstate 59 (I-59), length 445 miles long, is an Interstate Highway in the southern United States. Its southern terminus is near Slidell, Louisiana, a northeastern suburb of New Orleans, at its interchange with I-10 and I-12, and its northern terminus is at Wildwood, Georgia, at its interchange with I-24.

The highway's major purpose is to connect Chattanooga, Tennessee, and points north, with New Orleans viaBirmingham, Alabama. Along its entire route, I-59 is parallel to U.S. Route 11 (US 11). I-59 is a four-lanefreeway along its entire route except for some portions north of Tuscaloosa, Alabama and in the Birmingham, Alabama, metropolitan area, where it is several lanes wider.

Major junctions
South end:I‑10 / I‑12 near Slidell, LA

US 98 in Hattiesburg, MS
US 84 in Laurel, MS
I-20 in Meridian, MS
US-82 in Tuscaloosa, AL
I‑65 in Birmingham, AL
I‑20 in Birmingham, AL

US-431 in Gadsden, AL
North end:I‑24 in Wildwood, GA