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Johnson County Gateway Phase II Complete

Recently completed was the second phase of a long term project in the southwest Kansas City metropolitan area. Known as the Johnson County Gateway project, the $600 million, three-phase construction added high speed flyovers and collector distributor roadways and widened roadways to both improve traffic flow and better separate ingress and egress movements. Considered to [...]

By | 2017-11-28T12:26:57+00:00 January 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|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 [...]

“A road geek’s treasure”-The Big Roads by Earl Swift

The Big Roads takes an in depth look at the history of the American interstate highway system through the experiences and research of one of its inspired travelers. With origins in groups such as the Lincoln Highway Association to the 1914 creation of the American Association of State Highway Officials (AASHO) through to the rise [...]

By | 2018-01-13T20:32:20+00:00 June 30th, 2011|Uncategorized|2 Comments