U.S. Route 50 is a major east–west route of the U.S. Highway system, stretching just over 3,000 miles (4,800 km) from Ocean City, Maryland on the Atlantic Ocean to West Sacramento, California. Until 1972, when it was replaced by Interstate Highways west of the Sacramento area, it extended to San Francisco, near the Pacific Ocean.
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US Route 50 Travel Details:
Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, California
Notable Cities: Ocean City, Washington DC, Cincinnati, St. Louis, Kansas City.
Compared to alternative East-West highways in the US, US Route 50 mostly travels through rural towns.