Road Information

Interstate 70 in Missouri Total Mileage in State: 251 miles
Eastern End: At Illinois state line
Western End: At Kansas state line
Mileage covered in Photos: 230 miles
Counties covered in Photos: Jackson, Lafayette, Saline, Cooper, Boone, Callaway, Montgomery, Warren, St. Charles, St. Louis
Major Junctions in Photos: I-435, in Kansas City
I-470, in Independence
US 65, near Marshall
US 63, in Columbia
US 54, in Kingdom City
I-64, in Wentzville
I-270, near Bridgeton
Control Cities in Photos: Kansas City, Independence, Boonville, Columbia, Wentzville, St. Charles, St. Louis

Eastbound

   

Interstate 70 East at Exit 2J: 11th St  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East approaching Exits 2L-M - 1/4 mile.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

You must stay to the left at this point to continue on Interstate 70 East. Exits 2L-M are just ahead on the right.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 2L: Interstate 670 West / To Interstate 35 South - Wichita; Exit 2M: US 71 South - Joplin  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 3A: The Paseo  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 3B: Brooklyn Ave  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Speed limit signs located near mile marker 3. The speed limit through most of the Kansas City area on Interstate 70 East is 55 mph with a minimum speed limit of 40 mph.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 3C: Prospect Ave  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 4A: Benton Blvd / Truman Rd  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Take Exit 4B to the American Jazz Museum and Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 4B: 18th St  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 4C: 23rd St  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East shield located near mile marker 5.5.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 5A: 27th St  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 5B: 31st St  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 6: Van Brunt Blvd  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 7A: US 40 East  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Take Exit 8B to Truman Sports Complex.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 7B: Manchester Trafficway  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 8A: Interstate 435 South - Wichita  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Take any of the next 3 exits to Raytown and any of the next 7 exits to Independence.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 8B: Interstate 435 North - Des Moines  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 10: Sterling Ave  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 11: US 40 - Blue Ridge Blvd  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Take the next exit (Exit 12) to Harry S. Truman Library/Museum and Truman Home.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 12: Noland Rd  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 14: Lee's Summit Rd  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Take Exit 17 to Independence Events Center.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Take Exit 15B to Sugar Creek.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 15A: Interstate 470 South / MO 291 South - Lee's Summit  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 15B: MO 291 North - Liberty  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 17: Little Blue Pkwy / 39th St / Mall Entrance  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Take any of the next 3 exits to Blue Springs.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Take Exit 18 to Woods Chapel Rd.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 18: Lake Tapawingo / Fleming Park  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 20: MO 7 - Blue Springs / Lake Lotawana  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 21: Adams Dairy Pkwy  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

At mile marker 21.6, the speed limit increases from 65 mph to 70 mph, which is standard on most rural stretches of Interstate in Missouri.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 24: Route BB / Route AA - Grain Valley / Buckner  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 28: Route H / Route F - Levasy / Oak Grove  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 31: Route D / Route Z - Bates City / Napoleon  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 32.3. It's 5 miles to Odessa and 95 miles to Columbia.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at the Truck Parking Area located at mile marker 35.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 37A: Action Rd / Outlet Mall  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 37B: MO 131 - Odessa / Wellington  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 41: Route O / Route M - Lexington / Mayview  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at the Weigh Station located at mile marker 42.3.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 45: Route H  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Take Exit 49 to Wentworth Military Academy and Junior College.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Take Exit 49 to Missouri Veterans State Cemetery.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Also use Exit 49 to get to Whiteman Air Force Base.......  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

......and University of Central Missouri......  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

......as well as Maple Leaf Lake Conservation Area.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 49: MO 13 - Higginsville / Warrensburg  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 52: Route T - Aullville  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at the Rest Area located at mile marker 57.5.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 58: MO 23 - Concordia / Waverly / Knob Noster  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 62: Route VV / Route Y - Emma  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 66: MO 127 - Sweet Springs / Mt. Leonard  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 71: Route EE / Route K - Houstonia  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 74: Route YY  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East approaching Exits 78A-B - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Take Exit 78B to Missouri Valley College.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 78A: US 65 South - Sedalia  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 78B: US 65 North - Marshall  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 84: Route J  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Take the next exit (Exit 89) to Historic Downtown Blackwater.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Take Exit 89 to Arrow Rock Historic Site.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 89: Route K North - Blackwater / Arrow Rock  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East: Road view from mile marker 93.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 98: MO 41 / MO 135 - Arrow Rock / Pilot Grove  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Take Exit 101 to Central Methodist University.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Also take Exit 101 to Lake of the Ozarks, New Franklin, and Fayette.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 101: Interstate 70 BL / US 40 / MO 5 - Boonville / Ashley Rd / Tipton  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Take Exit 103 to Katy Trail State Park.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Also take Exit 103 to Historic Downtown Boonville.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 103: Route B - Boonville / Main St / Bunceton  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at the Rest Area located near mile marker 104.4.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 106: MO 87 - Boonville / Bingham Rd / Prairie Home  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 111: MO 98 / MO 179 - Overton / Wooldridge  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Take Exit 115 to Katy Trail State Park and Historic Downtown Rocheport.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East: Road view from mile marker 114.6 as I-70 prepares to cross the Missouri River again.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 115: Route BB North - Rocheport  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 117: Route J / Route O - Huntsdale / Harrisburg  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 121: US 40 West / Route UU South - Fayette  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Sign listing the distances to the upcoming Columbia exits.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Take Exit 124 to the University of Missouri.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Near mile marker 124, the speed limit decreases to 60 mph as you pass through Columbia.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 124: Route E / MO 740 - Columbia / Stadium Blvd  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 125: Interstate 70 BL - West Blvd  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 126: MO 163 - Providence Rd / Downtown  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Take the next exit (Exit 127) to Columbia College and Stephens College.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 127: MO 763 - Moberly / Range Line St  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East approaching Exit 128A - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Take Exit 128A to Columbia Regional Airport.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 128A: US 63 - Jefferson City / Moberly  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Near mile marker 130, the speed limit increases once again to 70 mph.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 130. It's 18 miles to Kingdom City and 121 miles to St. Louis.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 131: St. Charles Rd / Lake of the Woods Rd  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 133: Route Z - Centralia  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Take the next exit (Exit 137) to Little Dixie Lake Conservation Area.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 137: Route DD / Route J - Millersburg  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East: Road view from mile marker 141.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 144: Route M / Route HH - Hatton  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East shield located near mile marker 145.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Take the next exit (Exit 148) to Mark Twain Lake and National Churchill Museum.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East approaching Exit 148 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Take Exit 148 to Jefferson City, the state captial.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 148: US 54 - Auxvasse / Mexico / Fulton  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East: Road view from mile marker 153.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 155: Route A / Route Z - Bachelor / Calwood  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 161: Route D / Route YY - Williamsburg  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East: Road view from mile marker 164.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at the Truck Parking Area located at mile marker 167.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Take the next exit (Exit 170) to Graham Cave State Park.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 170: MO 161 / Route J - Danville / Montgomery City  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Take Exit 175 to Wellsville.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 175: MO 19 - New Florence / Hermann  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Take the next exit (Exit 179) to Laborers-AGC Training Center.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 179: Route F North - High Hill  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 183: Route E / Route NN / Route Y - Jonesburg  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 188: Route A / Route B - Truxton  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Take Exit 193 to Truesdale.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 193: MO 47 - Warrenton / Hawk Point  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at the Rest Area located at mile marker 198.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Take the next exit (Exit 199) to Innsbrook.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 199: Route J / Route H / Route F - Wright City  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 203: Route T / Route W - Foristell  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at the Weigh Station located at mile marker 204.5.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 208: Wentzville Pkwy  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 209: Route Z - Church St  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Take Exit 210B to Troy and Bowling Green.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 210A: Interstate 64 East / US 40 East / US 61 South - Chesterfield  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 210B: US 61 North - Hannibal  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Near mile marker 211.5, the speed limit decreases to 65 mph. The 40 mph minimum speed remains intact.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 212: Route A  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Near mile marker 213.5, the speed limit drops down to 60 mph and remains that way until decreasing to 55 mph in downtown St. Louis. The 40 mph minimum speed limit still applies.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 214: Lake Saint Louis Blvd  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 216: Bryan Road  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 217: Route M / Route K - O'Fallon  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Sign near mile marker 218 explaining how to bypass the St. Louis metro area. Take MO 370 East to Interstate 270 East to Illinois to avoid downtown St. Louis.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Take Exit 219 to T.R. Hughes Ballpark.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 219: T.R. Hughes Blvd / Belleau Creek Rd  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Take Exit 220 to Clarksville.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Take Exit 220 to Little Dixie Highway.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 220: MO 79 - Elsberry / Louisiana  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 222: Route C - Mid Rivers Mall Dr  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 224: MO 370 East  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 225: Cave Springs / Truman Rd  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 227: Zumbehl Rd  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 228: Interstate 70 BL / MO 94 - First Capitol Dr  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Take the next exit (Exit 229) to Historic Downtown St. Charles and First State Capitol.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Take Exit 229 to St. Charles Convention Center and Family Arena.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 229: Interstate 70 BL - Fifth St  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East: Road view from mile marker 230, as you prepare to cross the Missouri River a third time since crossing it to enter Missouri from Kansas.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Take Exit 231A to Verizon Wireless Amphitheater.  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 231A: Maryland Heights Expwy  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 231B: Earth City Expwy  (Photo taken 8/19/12).

Interstate 70 East at Exit 232A: Interstate 270 North - Chicago; Exit 232B: Interstate 270 South - Memphis  (Photo taken 8/19/12).