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Eastbound: The Golden Stripe

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Blue Earth, Minnesota

Interstate 90, the longest road in America, runs from Boston to Seattle. In September 1978, its east and west paving crews met near Blue Earth, Minnesota. Matching historical markers stand at twin Rest Areas on either side of I-90.

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Eastbound: The Golden Stripe

I-90 W., Blue Earth, MN
Park at the Blue Earth Rest Area, which has a historical marker about the Stripe (Although it doesn't call it that). Then you can, very carefully, walk out to the Golden Stripe, which is just before the merge where the Blue Earth Rest Area access road rejoins I-90.
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