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9 Facts About Interstate 35

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Interstate 35 is a major north–south Interstate Highway in the central United States.

The United States of America, commonly referred to as the United States or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

The Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of Interstate and Defense Highways is a network of controlled-access highways that forms a part of the National Highway System of the United States.

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I-35 stretches from Laredo, Texas, on the American–Mexican border to Duluth, Minnesota, at Minnesota Highway 61 and 26th Avenue East.

The Mexico–United States border is an international border separating Mexico and the United States extending from the Pacific Ocean in the west to the Gulf of Mexico to the east.

Laredo is the county seat of Webb County, Texas, United States, located on the north bank of the Rio Grande in South Texas, across from Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico.

E is the fifth letter and the second vowel in the modern English alphabet and the ISO basic Latin alphabet.

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Many Interstate Highways formerly had splits or spurs indicated with suffixed letters, and I-35 was the only one that still had such divisions, before the recent opening of I-69C, I-69E, and I-69W in South Texas.

South Texas is a region of the U.S. state of Texas that lies roughly south of -- and sometimes including -- San Antonio.

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In two stretches, both through twin cities, the highway splits into Interstate 35E—at Dallas and at Saint Paul, Minnesota—and Interstate 35W—at Fort Worth, Texas, and at Minneapolis.

Minneapolis is the county seat of Hennepin County, and larger of the Twin Cities, the 16th-largest metropolitan area in the United States, containing about 3.5 million residents.

Paul the Apostle, commonly known as Saint Paul, and also known by his native name Saul of Tarsus, was an apostle who taught the gospel of the Christ to the first century world.

Dallas is a major city in the state of Texas and is the largest urban center of the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States.

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At 1,568 mi, Interstate 35 is the ninth-longest Interstate Highway following Interstate 94, and it is the third-longest north-south Interstate Highway, following Interstate 75 and Interstate 95.

Interstate 95 is the main Interstate Highway on the East Coast of the United States, running largely parallel to the Atlantic Ocean and U.S. Highway 1, serving areas between Florida and New England inclusive.

Interstate 94 is an east–west Interstate Highway connecting the Great Lakes and northern Great Plains regions of the United States.

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Even though the route is generally considered to be a border to border highway, this highway does not directly connect to either international border.

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I-35's southern terminus is a traffic signal in Laredo, Texas, just short of the Mexican–American border.

Traffic lights, also known as traffic signals, traffic lamps, traffic semaphore, signal lights, stop lights, robots, and traffic control signals, are signalling devices positioned at road intersections, pedestrian crossings, and other locations to control flows of traffic.

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Travelers going south can take one of two toll bridges across the Rio Grande and the Mexican border, either straight ahead into the Juarez-Lincoln International Bridge, or via Interstate 35 Business through downtown Laredo into the Gateway to the Americas International Bridge.

The Juárez–Lincoln International Bridge is one of four vehicular international bridges located in the cities of Laredo, Texas, and Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, that connect the United States and Mexico over the Rio Grande.

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To the north, I-35 terminates in Duluth, Minnesota, with connections to Canada from the interstate's terminus via Minnesota Highway 61 to Grand Portage, or north to the border at International Falls, Minnesota via U.S. Route 53 in Duluth, but that route is more typically accessed from the south by Minnesota Highway 33 at Cloquet, Minnesota.

U.S. Route 53, or U.S. Highway 53, is a north–south U.S. highway that runs for 403 miles from La Crosse, Wisconsin to International Falls, Minnesota.

Cloquet is a city in Carlton County, Minnesota, United States, located at the junction of Interstate 35 and Minnesota State Highway 33.

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