Road Information

Interstate 65 in Indiana    
Total Mileage in State: 261 miles
Northern End: At US 20/US 12, in Gary
Southern End: At Kentucky state line
Mileage covered in Photos: 132 miles
Counties covered in Photos: Lake, Newton, Jasper, White, Tippecanoe, Clinton, Boone, Marion
Major Junctions in Photos: I-80/I-94, in Gary
US 30, in Merrillville
I-865, in Indianapolis
Control Cities in Photos: Gary, Lafayette, Lebanon, Indianapolis
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Gary to Lafayette (Exit 172)
   

View on US 20 West / US 12 West in Gary, where making a left turn at this signal puts you on the northern beginning of Interstate 65 South.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

View on Interstate 65 South as it begins just to the south of US 20 / US 12 in Gary. The speed limit starts out at 50 mph.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at Exit 261: 15th Ave  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

As this sign reads, Interstate 65 is also known as Casimir Pulaski Memorial Highway.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at mile marker 261.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

A mile from Exits 259A-B, the speed limit gets a slight bump up to 55 mph.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at Exits 259A-B: Interstate 80 / Interstate 94 / US 6 - Chicago / Toledo / Detroit  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at mile marker 260.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at Exit 258: US 6 Business - Ridge Road  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at mile marker 257.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Take Exit 255 to Hobart and Merrillville.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at Exit 255: 61st Ave  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South approaching Exit 253 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Take Exit 253 to Star Plaza Theatre.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Take Exit 253 to Valparaiso University and the Veterans Admin Clinic.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at Exit 253: US 30 - Merrillville / Valparaiso / Schererville  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

South of Exit 253, the speed limit increases to 70 mph for cars and 65 mph for trucks. These are the standard speed limits on most rural Interstate highways in Indiana.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Mileage sign on Interstate 65 South. It's 81 miles to Lafayette and 140 miles to Indianapolis.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South is reduced to two lanes approaching Exit 249 as the left lane comes to an end.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Take either of the next 2 exits to Crown Point.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Take Exit 249 to Crown Point and Winfield.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at Exit 249: 109th Ave  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at Exit 247: US 231 - Crown Point / Hebron  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

View on Interstate 65 South.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at mile marker 242.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at the Weigh Station in Lake County.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at Exit 240: IN 2 - Lowell  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at mile marker 237.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at mile marker 233.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at the Rest Area in Jasper County.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

View of the ramp to the Rest Area at the Jasper County line.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at Exit 230: IN 10 - Demotte / Roselawn  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South reassurance shield.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

The speed limits remain 70 mph for cars and 65 mph for trucks.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at mile marker 226.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at mile marker 224.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Take Exit 220 to Fair Oaks Farms.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at Exit 220: IN 14 - Winamac  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at mile marker 218.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Take Exit 215 to the Jasper County Fairgrounds and St Joseph's College.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at Exit 215: IN 114 - Rensselaer / Morocco  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at mile marker 212.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at mile marker 208.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at mile marker 207.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at Exit 205: US 231 - Rensselaer / Remington  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Mileage sign on Interstate 65 South. It's 7 miles to Wolcott, 31 miles to Lafayette, and 94 miles to Indianapolis.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Take Exit 201 to Lake Shafer and Lake Freeman.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at Exit 201: US 24 / US 231 - Wolcott / Remington  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at mile marker 200.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South entering White County.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at mile marker 197.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at the Rest Area in White County.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at mile marker 194.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at Exit 193: US 231 - Wolcott / Chalmers  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South reassurance shield.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at mile marker 190.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at Exit 188: IN 18 - Brookston / Fowler  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at mile marker 186.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at mile marker 184.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at mile marker 182.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Take Exit 178 to Prophetstown State Park and Tippecanoe Battlefield.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Approaching the Lafayette area, the speed limits decrease to 65 mph for cars and 60 mph for trucks.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Take Exit 178 to Purdue University.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at Exit 178: IN 43 - Brookston / West Lafayette  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Mileage sign on Interstate 65 South. It's 12 miles to Lafayette, 38 miles to Lebanon, and 69 miles to Indianapolis.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Take any of the next 3 exits to Lafayette.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South approaching Exit 175 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at Exit 175: IN 25 - Delphi / Lafayette  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at Exit 172: IN 26 - Rossville / Lafayette  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Lafayette (Exit 172) to Indianapolis (Exit 129)
   

Interstate 65 South reassurance shield.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Take Exit 168 to Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at Exit 168: IN 38 - Dayton / Lafayette  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Mileage sign on Interstate 65 South. It's 19 miles to Frankfort, 29 miles to Lebanon, and 57 miles to Indianapolis.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at mile marker 166.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at mile marker 161.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South entering Clinton County.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at Exit 158: IN 28 - Frankfort / Attica  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at mile marker 155.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at mile marker 153.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South entering Boone County.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at the Rest Area in Boone County.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at Exit 146: IN 47 - Sheridan / Thorntown  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Mileage sign on Interstate 65 South. It's 5 miles to the junction of US 52, 7 miles to Lebanon, and 35 miles to Indianapolis.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at mile marker 143.2.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at Exit 141: Lafayette Ave  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at Exit 140: IN 32 - Lebanon / Crawfordsville  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at Exit 139: IN 39 - Lebanon / Lizton  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Take Exit 138 to the Boone County Fairgrounds.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at Exit 138: Lebanon  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South / US 52 East reassurance markers.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at mile marker 136.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at Exit 133: IN 267 - Whitestown / Brownsburg  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Mileage sign on Interstate 65 South. It's 3 miles to the junction of Interstate 865 East, 9 miles to Zionsville, and 22 miles to Indianapolis.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at Exit 130: Whitestown / Zionsville  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South approaching Exit 129 - 3/4 mile.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Approaching the Indianapolis metro area, the speed limits once again decrease to 65 mph for cars and 60 mph for trucks.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

US 52 East traffic should follow Interstate 865 East.  (Photo taken 7/18/17).

Interstate 65 South at Exit 129: Interstate 865 East / To Interstate 465 East  (Photo taken 7/18/17).