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Interstate 69

Interstate 69 is a north-south interstate that runs north-south-east-west across Western Kentucky. As of August, 2018 the highway has not been completed within the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The highway was signed into law in 2008, and first signed along the highways in 2011. When completed, I-69 will run from the Indiana/Kentucky State Line, at Henderson, to the Kentucky/Tennessee State Line, at Fulton.

The path used for I-69 used existing parkways within Kentucky. From Henderson to near Nortonville, it uses the Edward T. Breathitt Pennyrile Parkway. From Nortonville to near Eddyville, it uses the Wendell H. Ford Western Kentucky Parkway. To go around Kentucky Lake, I-69 joins I-24 from near Eddyville to near Calvert City. Then from near Calvert City to the Kentucky/Tennessee State Line, it uses the Julian M. Carroll Purchase Parkway.

The section of the Edward T. Breathitt Pennyrile Parkway from near Nortonville to Hopkinsville is designated to become Interstate 169. While, the Audubon Parkway carries the designation of "Future I-69 Spur". Officials in Davidson County have suggested the designation of Interstate 369.

In Kentucky, I-69 is multi-plexed.

I-69 is multi-plexed with...

...Interstate 24, from near Eddyville to near Calvert City.
...BY-PASS U.S. Rt. 45, at Mayfield.
...U.S. Rt. 51, from the Kentucky/Tennessee State Line to Fulton.

In Kentucky, Interstate 69 crosses the following interstates.

Interstate 169, near Nortonville.
Interstate 24, near Eddyville.
Interstate 24, near Calvert City.

Branches of I-69 in Kentucky.



NB I-69/JMC Parkway/U.S. Rt. 51 at the Tennessee/Kentucky State Line.

I-69/JMC Parkway/U.S. Rt. 51 at KY St Rt 166.

SB I-69/JMC Parkway/U.S. Rt. 51 south of U.S. Rt. 51/KY Sec St Rt 1648.

A guide marker on SB I-69/JMC Parkway/BY-PASS U.S. Rt. 45.

6 January 2019