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The Interstate Highway System | A History Lesson

The Interstate Highway System has been called the Greatest Public Works Project in history. In 1956, under the presidency of Dwight D. Eisenhower, a record $33,480,000,000 road building program was set in motion. The main feature of the program was a 41,000-mile “National System of Interstate and Defense Highways” that would link 90 percent of […]

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Don’t Be THAT Driver

April 11 through April 15, 2016 Is Work Zone Awareness Week This year’s theme: “Don’t be that driver!” “Work on safety. Get home safely. Every day.” Mention “work-zone safety” and you probably think about protecting the men and women who build, repair, and maintain our roadways. That’s what I certainly thought when during my morning […]

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