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Ultimate I-4 Express Lanes Progress

Just shy of its two year anniversary, work on the 21-mile stretch of Interstate 4 to add toll express lanes through the Orlando area is progressing at a steady pace. The Ultimate I-4 project is advancing in various stages along its entire stretch and is still on goal for a 2021 completion. Broken down into [...]

By |2017-11-28T12:24:52-04:00January 21st, 2017|Florida, Interstate Highways|0 Comments

1946 Baltimore and 1956 Hawaii Maps

In addition to the recent 1942 Washington, D.C. map we acquired, we got our hands on some other goodies, including a city map of Baltimore, Maryland and a map of the Hawaiian Islands including a Honolulu street map. We'll touch on some of the highlights for the Baltimore map before moving onward to the Aloha [...]

By |2018-01-13T16:47:37-04:00January 26th, 2016|Hawaii, Highways, Maps, Maryland|0 Comments

Observations from the road: Quad Cities to Chicago

The last day of our eight day trek through the Upper Midwest took us from the Quad Cities area back to Chicago before heading southward to home. Leaving around lunchtime, we traveled I-74 through Bettendorf and Moline, catching a glimpse of the current utility work being performed in preparation of the I-74 rebuild across the [...]

Observations from the road: Minneapolis to the Canadian Border and Fargo

Day four saw the end of our sojourn to the Minneapolis-St. Paul area as it was time to move onward to our next destinations. On this day we traveled along I-94 to Fargo, North Dakota where we hooked up with I-29 north for Grand Forks and a stop near the Canadian border. Fargo remained on [...]

Observations from the road: Minnesota-Wisconsin Loop

Continuing our week-long travels through the Upper Midwest, day three consisted of a loop from the Minneapolis/St. Paul area south on Interstate 35 to Albert Lea, across I-90 to La Crosse and Portage, north along the I-39 & U.S. 51 corridor to Wausau and a return to the Twin Cities by way of Wisconsin 29 [...]

Interchanges rise…

A quick progress report on two local projects, the Florida 85/Florida 123 interchange improvements and the Mid-Bay Bridge connector, part of the Toll Florida 293 bypass around Niceville. The Florida 85/Florida 123 project is slated to be done by summer of 2012 while the Mid-Bay Bridge connector will be completed in stages over the next [...]

By |2018-01-13T20:47:00-04:00May 9th, 2011|Florida, Highways, Maps|4 Comments

2011 Rand Review

Happened to check the local Wal-Mart after work today and found the 2011 Rand. Here are some of the changes: Symbology changes: Old style exit numbers have been replaced with a green box with white lettering, just like AAA Incorporated and unincorporated places are now differentiated by different town circles. Incorporated places are still the [...]

By |2018-01-17T14:16:39-04:00April 26th, 2010|Maps, Meta|3 Comments

KY-IN-MI-OH Trip Day 5

Day 5 - Cincinnati to the Gulf Coast A few highlights from the final day of traveling from the Cincinnati area back south toward the Gulf Coast of Florida... The start of the morning has us heading north from the Covington area back into Cincinnati over the Brent Spence Bridge. Opened to traffic in 1963, [...]

By |2018-01-17T14:29:46-04:00November 17th, 2009|Interstate Highways, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee|2 Comments
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