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Road news from Navarre

Just some road news from the Navarre neck of the woods... U.S. 98 to Change December 19, 2008 Several safety upgrades to U.S. 98 at Mustang and Coral streets in Navarre, will be made in the new year, according to the Santa Rosa County Engineering Department. Santa Rosa County spokeswoman Joy Tsubooka said Improvements include [...]

By | 2018-01-17T14:57:55+00:00 December 19th, 2008|Florida|0 Comments

Virtual Roadding 2.0

Photo taken 12/13/08 Well, the masterminds over at Google Maps have done it again. Upon going on Google Maps on Monday night, it was discovered that one of their features, Street View, has been drastically modified. First off, Street View can now take up your entire screen, whereas the previous version displayed [...]

By | 2018-01-17T14:58:15+00:00 December 17th, 2008|Florida, Maps, U. S. Highways|5 Comments

Death of in-city routes

I suspect with the increased usage of GPS/Navigation units in cars and trucks, that more and more drivers will rely upon these gadgets over anything else to get around. Not only will they help phase out the paper map industry as we know it, but eventually I see them phasing out the need for many [...]

By | 2018-01-18T15:20:48+00:00 December 9th, 2008|U. S. Highways|8 Comments

New sign gantries for I-384

I-384 westbound Exit 2 This is a new sign gantry for eastbound I-384 exit 2. I'm not quite sure why Conn DOT elected to replace the old one seeing as it was not damaged and completely functional. The other part about this seemingly preemptive replacement is that there are other signs throughout [...]

By | 2018-01-17T14:59:02+00:00 December 7th, 2008|Connecticut, Interstate Highways|5 Comments

Two years more in the making, Interstate 485 grows again

Barricades were removed on the latest stretch of Interstate 485 to open for motorists in the northern Charlotte area yesterday. What was expected to be completed in March 2007 opened without any fanfare by midday between North Carolina 16 (Brookshire Boulevard) and Interstate 77 / North Carolina 115 (Old Statesville Road). The 5.5 mile stretch [...]

By | 2018-01-18T15:20:48+00:00 December 6th, 2008|Interstate Highways, North Carolina|0 Comments