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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+00:00 January 21st, 2017|Florida, Interstate Highways|0 Comments

The newest North Carolina Interstates

The Tar Heel state continues to lead the nation in proposing and developing new Interstate corridors. Additions approved by AASHTO in 2016 alone designated Interstates 42, 87 and 587. These join ongoing progress or long range plans for Interstates 73, 274, 285, 785, 295, 795, etc. We drove across North Carolina last month and checked [...]

By | 2017-11-28T12:25:44+00:00 January 11th, 2017|Interstate Highways, North Carolina|1 Comment

Interstate 76 / 295 / NJ 42 Direct Connection

Another major project underway in the Philadelphia is area is the $900 million upgrade of the junction where Interstate 295 ties into I-76 and NJ 42 (North South Freeway) at Bellmawr. Studies outlined deficiencies with the interchange, including geometric conditions and the lack of a direct connection for I-295 through movements, in addition to the [...]

By | 2017-11-28T12:28:18+00:00 January 6th, 2017|Interstate Highways, New Jersey|2 Comments

University Parkway at I-75 DDI Progress – Sarasota, Florida

Construction continues on the $74.5 million project to convert the busy diamond interchange linking Interstate 75 with University Parkway in Sarasota, Florida to a large diverging diamond (DDI). Work runs through fall 2017 on what is touted as the state's first DDI. In addition to building new overpasses for Interstate 75 above University Parkway, the [...]

By | 2018-01-13T16:36:54+00:00 October 17th, 2016|Florida, Highways, Interstate Highways|0 Comments

Interstate Completion Watchlist

The often delayed interchange between Interstate 65 and the new Interstate 22 in north Birmingham is finally nearing completion. Although now 18 months behind schedule from the October 2014 target date, final paving along the two mile stretch between Coalburg Road and I-65 should be finished by June. A video story on the project: Finishing [...]

By | 2017-11-28T12:30:24+00:00 April 8th, 2016|Alabama, Indiana, Interstate Highways, North Carolina|0 Comments

Updates and Road News for the week of February 1

This week we finished adding photos taken last month in Upstate South Carolina and moved on from there to additional material sent in from Peter in the Green Bay area. Carter shot some of U.S. 123 between Easley and Greenville, so we coupled those photos with previous photos he took in April 2014 and from [...]

Updates and Road News for the week of January 25

Well no big snowstorm this week, at least for the east coast. The western U.S. however is receiving a large storm system, with heavy rains and mountain snows. Rainy now across #SierraNevada passes but that'll change this evening as snow levels drop. Plan ahead! #cawx pic.twitter.com/x3omK3JV2t — NWS Sacramento (@NWSSacramento) January 29, 2016 Now on [...]

South Florida Road Updates – January 23

Spent a few hours driving around South Florida, revisiting a few areas previously covered to see construction progress on a number of projects. The main changes throughout Broward and the Miami area involve adding high occupancy toll (HO/T) lanes and the conversion of toll roads to All Electronic Tolling (AET). Coinciding with the toll projects [...]

By | 2018-01-13T16:50:31+00:00 January 25th, 2016|Florida, Interstate Highways|1 Comment

Updates and Road News for the week of January 18

While a blizzard dumps one to two feet snow on the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, here's a look at some of the updates at AARoads this week. Contributor Peter Johnson sent in some photos he took this week of Wisconsin 172, which we combined with some photos we took of the state trunk highway back in [...]

By | 2018-01-13T16:56:25+00:00 January 22nd, 2016|Georgia, Indiana, Interstate Highways, South Carolina, Wisconsin|0 Comments
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