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5-level Stack at IH-35 (north) and US 290
Completed 8-November-2001

It was a long wait for this project (30 years), but it is finally complete. The final ramps were opened on November 8, 2001.

To see a 1971 model of the original plans for this interchange, see the 2222/Koenig Lane cancelled freeway page.

290-I35 interchange

July 29, 2001: nearing completion

(high resolution 219k) This view looks eastward across the interchange from the new connector ramp connecting eastbound 2222 to southbound IH-35. Only minor work such as guardrail completion remains to be done.
Spring 2001


This photo looks west along the 290 westbound feeder, with IH-35 in the background. Photo contributed by Robert Miller.

290-I35 interchange
A wider view of the interchange. Photo contributed by Robert Miller.

January 20, 2001: the project nears completion
290-I35 interchange
All the piers and beams are in place as of January 20, 2001. This photo was taken from the east side of IH-35, looking northwest.

290-I35 interchange
This view is taken from the US290 main lanes, looking west.

August 2000: first beams being positioned
290-I35 interchange
Photo taken August 2000, looking north along the northbound I-35 feeder.

290-I35 interchange
Placement of connector ramp steel beam over I-35 north. Photo taken August 26, 2000.

290-I35 interchange
Placement of connector ramp steel beam over I-35 north. Photo taken August 26, 2000.

June 2000

290-I35 interchange
Photo taken June 2000. This is a view from 290, looking westward.

 
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