Interstate Highways

Interstate 95
Interstate 495
Interstate 64, both with and without the state name
The Eisenhower Interstate System. Used at state lines, entrances from rest areas, and at some intersections with other interstates.

U.S. Highways


U.S. 40
U.S. 169
An example of a 3-digit U.S. route sign. (Some 3-digit U.S. route signs are the same width as 2-digit signs with narrower digits.)
U.S. 101 in California. This cutout style is currently being used for all U.S. highways in California. Some other states use a similar style sporadically.
U.S. 97: two-digit U.S. highway sign in California
U.S. 6: one-digit U.S. highway sign in California
Business U.S. 30/Lincoln Highway in Van Wert, Ohio

Older styles

U.S. 40
U.S. 66 sign with an older typeface
Old style U.S. 99 sign in California. Note the embedded reflectors.
A very old U.S. 5 sign in Vermont
Old style U.S. 30 sign in Oregon
City U.S. 14 sign in Janesville, Wisconsin
City U.S. 26 sign in Scotsbluff, Nebraska
Florida is phasing out its color scheme for its U.S. highway markers. Find out what the colors were and see some photos of colored U.S. highway signs.

Other Federal Highways

National Forest route
Native American route in New Mexico

Regional Highways

Blue Ridge Parkway

The Blue Ridge Parkway runs through Virginia and North Carolina.

Chisholm Trail

The Chisholm Trail runs through Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas.

Daniel Boone Heritage Trail

The Daniel Boone Heritage Trail runs through Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and North Carolina.

Great River Road

The Great River Road goes along both sides of the Mississippi River through Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Kentucky, Illinois, and Wisconsin. For some reason, the Canadian province of Ontario also has a Great River Road.

Lewis and Clark Trail

The Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail travels 3,700 miles (5,960 km) through Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, Montana, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.

Oregon Trail

The Oregon National Historic Trail is 2,170 miles (3,495 km) long. It starts in Independence, Missouri and passes through Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Wyoming, Idaho and Oregon, ending in Oregon City.

Santa Fe Trail

The Santa Fe National Historic Trail travels 1,203 miles (1,937 km) between Old Franklin, Missouri and Santa Fe, New Mexico. This picture was taken near Admire, Kansas. The shield shape is also used alone.