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U.S. Highway 11

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U.S. Highway 11

United States Highway 11 is a north-south United States highway. The route has managed to avoid decommissioning, and follows largely the same route it did in the original 1926 plan.

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Termini

As of 2004, the highway's northern terminus is in Rouses Point, New York at the Canadian border. US 11 and U.S. Highway 2 meet, turn north a half mile to the border, and continue as Québec Provincial Highway 223. Its southern terminus is in the Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge near Lake Pontchartrain, east of New Orleans, Louisiana at an intersection with U.S. Highway 90.

Historic termini

Until 1929, US 11 ended just south of Picayune, Mississippi at the Pearl River border with Louisiana.

Alternate routes

As of 2004, US 11E and US 11W split in Bristol, Virginia, less than a mile north of the Tennessee state line. The routes rejoin in Knoxville, Tennessee. Together, US 11, US 11E, and US 11W serve the Tennesee-Virginia tri-city area of Bristol, Kingsport, Tennessee (served by US 11W, to the north), and Johnson City, Tennessee (served by US 11E, to the south). From there, the US 11 branches and Interstate 81 travel parallel Appalachian Mountain valleys to Knoxville.

States traversed

The highway passes through the following states:

Related US Routes

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