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Florida 589 / Veterans Express Lanes nearly complete

Posted our first 2018 road photos to the site this afternoon, updating the guides for the Veterans Expressway (Florida 589) north and south. Phase 1 of the Express Lanes were completed on December 9, 2017. They run in both directions from Memorial Highway (Exit 3) to Wilksy Boulevard (Exit 8). Phase 2 remains under construction [...]

By | 2018-02-17T16:40:10+00:00 February 17th, 2018|Florida|0 Comments

U.S. 74 – Shelby, NC Bypass

Carter took some photos recently along U.S. 74 eastbound at the new Shelby Bypass currently under construction. The interstate standard freeway will eventually shift U.S. 74 north onto a freeway around the Cleveland County seat, connecting with the U.S. 74 freeway around Kings Mountain further east. When completed, U.S. 74 will provide a seamless freeway [...]

By | 2018-01-18T15:19:25+00:00 May 14th, 2017|North Carolina|0 Comments

Interstate additions in H.B. 244

There are no plans from MODOT to extend I-57 south to the U.S. 67 freeway in Arkansas currently. The Breathitt Parkway north from Nortonville to Henderson was designated as a northern extension of I-69 in 2015. The 34 mile stretch of the parkway south from the Western Kentucky Parkway was previously unnumbered. Signed [...]

By | 2018-01-18T15:19:26+00:00 May 7th, 2017|Arkansas, Interstate Highways, Kentucky|0 Comments

Abandoned Will Rogers Tpk – Catoosa, OK

Construction of the Creek Turnpike around Tulsa, Oklahoma between March 1999 and August 2002 included a realignment of Interstate 44 from Skelly Drive to the Will Rogers Turnpike.1 The new roadway bypassed the section of I-44 angling northeast from Skelly Drive to the split with Oklahoma 66, and the transition to the Will Rogers Turnpike. [...]

By | 2018-01-18T15:19:27+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Oklahoma|1 Comment

Prospect Mountain Project

A long term project currently underway in Binghamton, New York addresses both the notorious "Kamikaze Curve" section of New York 17 (Southern Tier Expressway) and replaces the structurally deficient bridges both over the Chenango River and at the directional T interchange joining the future I-86 with Interstate 81. Named after adjacent Mt. Prospect, project work [...]

By | 2018-01-18T15:19:27+00:00 January 24th, 2017|New York|0 Comments

The many Interstate designation changes of Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania currently has 22 signed Interstate highways, with the planned extension of I-295 west from Trenton, New Jersey set to add another later this year. With two major metropolitan areas, and several medium sized cities as well, the state sees an array of Interstate loops and spurs. Several of the main routes appeared on the [...]

By | 2018-01-18T15:19:27+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Pennsylvania|0 Comments

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 | 2018-01-18T15:19:28+00:00 January 11th, 2017|Interstate Highways, North Carolina|1 Comment
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