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About I-55

I55 weather shows the current conditions and forecast for the I55 corridor from Chicago and Springfield in Illinois, St Louis Missouri, Memphis Tennessee, Jackson Mississippi, to New Orleans Louisiana.

I-55 is 964 miles long making it the 14th longest interstate in America and the 7th longest north-south highway. I-55 is one of the main routes across the central United States. Connecting the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes, and allows travelers to journey from Chicago, Illinois to Louisiana. It was originally constructed in the 1960s but reached completion in 1979.

Popular Locations on I-55

I 55 sits just east of Tornado Alley. Here are some popular locations you can visit along the way:

  • Budweiser Brewery: Tour the brewery for free first-hand experience of a national brand.
  • Magnificent Mile: One of the more prominent Interstate 55 Illinois locations, the Magnificent Mile elevates life to a luxurious level with shopping, hotels, dining, and more.
  • Graceland: Memphis, Tennessee hosts the infamous Graceland, a must-see attraction for all Elvis fans.
  • Historic French Quarter: This spot in New Orleans, Louisiana draws plenty of crowds, especially during summer months.