From One Interstate to Another in Joplin

I-44 and Missouri 249 trailblazers from I-49 in Joplin
Photo courtesy of Matt Roberds

With US 71 gaining the additional designation of Interstate 49 in 2012, travelers on 32nd Street (Route FF) in Joplin can take one Interstate highway (I-49) to reach another (I-44). Missouri 249 is the continuation of the US 71/I-49 route north of the nearby interchange to which this sign points.