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 |2018-01-18T15:19:26-05:00May 7th, 2017|Arkansas, Interstate Highways, Kentucky|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 — NWS Sacramento (@NWSSacramento) January 29, 2016 Now on [...]

Indiana-Michigan Trip Day 5 (Jeffersonville, IN to Montgomery, AL)

Interstate 65 south at I-265, SR 62 and SR 162. Commenced the final day of this trip from Jeffersonville, Indiana, just outside of the Interstate 65, I-265, and Indiana 265 interchange. Avoiding the bulk of traffic along Interstate 65 into Louisville, we opted for I-265 west to I-64 and out of the [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:20:00-05:00December 27th, 2011|Indiana, Interstate Highways, Kentucky, Tennessee|2 Comments

Indiana-Michigan Trip Day 1 (Montgomery, AL to Cincinnati, OH)

It was that time of the year again, for us to embark on another AARoads trip specifically to document roads. This year's trip focused on finishing what we started in November 2009, with a return trip to Indiana and Michigan for the purpose of driving the remaining Interstates that we did not cover two years [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:20:19-05:00November 10th, 2011|Alabama, Highways, Interstate Highways, Kentucky, Tennessee|0 Comments

WV-OH-KY Trip – Day 5 (Mt. Sterling, KY to Western NC)

Rounding out the northern component of our trip, covering Interstate 64 east through eastern Kentucky to Charleston and a rehash of the West Virginia Turnpike south among other revisits of roads previously driven. Several more projects worth mentioning on this drive and we cover some in detail below I-64 trailblazer on Kentucky 686 [...]

WV-OH-KY Trip – Day 4 (Youngstown, OH to Louisville, KY)

Day 4 focuses on Interstate 76 west, the Columbus Beltway, and completing Interstate 71 in Kentucky among other roads. Interstate 80 west at Ohio 711. Ohio 711 was completed on October 24, 2005 after three years of construction. The 3.35-mile state route links Interstate 80 and Ohio 11 with Interstate 680. For [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:20:22-05:00October 6th, 2010|Interstate Highways, Kentucky, Ohio|4 Comments

Snowy Drive – Quad Cities to Paducah

Almost devoid of snow, U.S. 61 northbound after its split with U.S. 67 in downtown Davenport, Iowa. A full day of rain washed most of the snow away, but it would return with a vengeance later Christmas day. More snow fell then forecast, with the Quad Cities area receiving 3 to 4 [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:20:27-05:00January 4th, 2010|Highways, Illinois, Interstate Highways, Iowa, Kentucky, United States|2 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 |2018-01-17T14:29:46-05:00November 17th, 2009|Interstate Highways, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee|2 Comments

KY-IN-MI-OH Trip Day 1

Some notes from a recent five-day road trip from the Gulf Coast northward to Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Widening is currently underway along Interstate 65 in Montgomery, Alabama. This project totals 4.613 miles in length and focuses on replacing the original concrete surface with asphalt while expanding the previous four-lane freeway into six lanes overall. [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:20:48-05:00November 12th, 2009|Alabama, Indiana, Interstate Highways, Kentucky, Tennessee|4 Comments
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