"America's Northway", the lowest numbered
east-to-west United States
Two chains of streets, roads and highways running along the northern
extremes of the lower 48 states. Whether intended or not, the highway's
number is a good fences make good neighbors gesture to Canada, asserting
sovereignty over the territory it crosses, while at the same time, reassuring
that no more is claimed.
The western section begins in Everett, Washington on Puget sound and
ends in St Ignace, MIchigan at the northern terminus of the bridge
over the Straits of Mackinac.
Michigan's Upper Peninsula
The eastern section of US 2 stretches from Rouses Point, New York's
northeasternmost corner, to Houlton, Maine.
dry land, C US 7
Jct I-89, BP
Burlington Riverside Av, Winooski Av & Willard
St, F US 7, Main St, Jct I-89, Williston Rd
Montpelier (State st, Main St, Berlin St X
River, River St)
St. Johnsbury, Jct US 5, I-91 and
C = captures, captured; F = free (of); Jct= Junction;
X = crosses; BP = begin parallelling; EP = end parallelling