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ArcGIS Pro Overview and a basic World Map

Well it's been awhile since I completed a formal assignment such as the Lab 1 for GIS4043! While I have partaken in some ESRI Training, which included exercises, this is the first time working on a GIS project with a grade in mind. 😬 The bulk of this Lab was pretty much a rehash of my existing skill set with GIS from my days using ArcMap... But with that [...]

By |2023-11-03T16:12:50-04:00August 23rd, 2023|GIS|0 Comments

17 Years of GIS

I am not new to the GIS world, but have been out of practice for quite some time. First worked with GIS as a researcher and cartographer for Mapsource, Inc. out of St. Petersburg, Florida. Later worked for Universal Map Group, LLC out of DeLand, using GIS exclusively as part of my job as map researcher. Followed those jobs by joining GIS Cartography and Publishing Services, LLC, where I [...]

By |2023-11-03T15:43:54-04:00August 22nd, 2023|GIS|0 Comments

Alaska – 50th State Added to the site

23 years after AARoads was started, we finally added coverage of Alaska, the 50th State and the last not previously covered on the site. Our initial updates includes photos taken in May 2023 south to Soldotna, north to Fairbanks and Fox and east to Yukon at Alcan Border. Also scanned a number of [...]

By |2023-07-31T11:59:49-04:00July 31st, 2023|Alaska, Updates|0 Comments

December 1, 2021 Updates

Continuing through the queue of photos in the Charlotte, North Carolina area, posted page for U.S. 29/74 west from Charlotte to Belmont. Added complete coverage of U.S. 74 west along Independence Boulevard, from I-485 in Matthews to I-277/NC 16 by Uptown Charlotte. Proposed construction along the arterial portion of Independence Boulevard will add a tolled Express Lane in each direction, add general travel lanes, and convert the roadway [...]

By |2021-12-01T16:54:42-05:00December 1st, 2021|North Carolina, Updates|0 Comments

November 2021 Updates

Many updates were made over the last month to the site and are summarized below. We also traveled to Charlotte, North Carolina for a concert, and took some time to check out a few area roads including the tolled Monroe Expressway, U.S. 74 along Independence Boulevard and various state routes in York County, South Carolina. Worked some over the Thanksgiving weekend on some of the recent photos from Carolina. [...]

By |2021-12-01T08:47:19-05:00November 30th, 2021|Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, North Carolina, South Carolina, Updates|0 Comments

Updates November 3-5, 2021

This week's updates include new pages for Interstate 70 in Kansas covering both directions across the Wichita area and on the Kansas Turnpike from Bonner Springs to Topeka. This includes photos going back to a 2004 cross country road trip, which covered all of I-70 west across the Sunflower State. Other pages added in Kansas: U.S 59 with a handful of photos from Lawrence U.S. 75 with photo coverage of [...]

By |2021-11-05T15:35:16-04:00November 3rd, 2021|Kansas, Maryland, Updates|0 Comments

Updates October 25-26, 2021 – Arkansas, Kansas

I-70 (Kansas Turnpike) at the parclo A2 interchange with K-10 (S Lawrence Trafficway) at Lawrence. 10/31/16 Working westward from Kansas City in the Sunflower State, added new pages for several Kansas Highways. K-5 - a route northwest from Kansas City to Leavenworth, with a short freeway that was originally part of Interstate 635. K-7 - a long route stretching north from Oklahoma to Nebraska, with sections of freeway and expressway [...]

By |2021-10-26T12:01:27-04:00October 25th, 2021|Arkansas, Kansas, Updates|0 Comments

Updates October 21-22, 2021 – Finishing Kansas City

A high flyover connects I-35 north with I-70/U.S. 24-40-169 westbound along the Lewis and Clark Viaduct linking the West Bottoms area of Kansas City, Missouri with Downtown Kansas City, Kansas. 10/07/21 Finishing up with updates from our recent roadtrip to the Midwest/Great Plains. The morning of October 7, 2021, we did a loop around Kansas City covering a few things that have changed since the last photos shot [...]

By |2021-10-22T20:33:00-04:00October 21st, 2021|Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Updates|0 Comments

Updates October 19-20, 2021

U.S. 69 crosses the Missouri River over the Platte Purchase Bridge south into Kansas City, Kansas. 10/07/21 Continuing through our recent roadtrip to the Midwest/Great Plains, updated some of the coverage of Interstate 435 around Kansas City, Missouri. Rephotographed the outer loop from I-35 to the overlap with I-29 and then back east to the freeway along U.S. 169. Most of the shields posted along this stretch no [...]

By |2021-10-20T15:56:29-04:00October 19th, 2021|Kansas, Missouri, Updates|0 Comments

Updates October 14-15, 2021

Been a long time since we posted anything covering site updates. There have been a lot of them, but without a dynamic way to generate a list of changes, writing about them here has fallen by the wayside. Last week we completed a 4,738 mile long trip to the High Plains from the Southeast and back. Covered a lot of new ground, including the newly opened Arkansas/Missouri Connector along Interstate [...]

By |2021-10-15T17:10:19-04:00October 14th, 2021|Kansas, Louisiana, Updates, Utah|1 Comment
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