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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+00:00January 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+00:00January 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+00:00January 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+00:00January 11th, 2017|Interstate Highways, North Carolina|1 Comment

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 |2018-01-18T15:19:28+00:00January 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fayetteville Outer Loop Progress – January 2017

Among the many future Interstate corridors designated across the state of North Carolina, the one gaining perhaps the most headway is the Fayetteville Outer Loop. Designated as Future Interstate 295, and signed in the field as North Carolina 295, the new beltway is roughly two thirds of the way complete with the December 2, 2016 [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:19:29+00:00January 9th, 2017|North Carolina|0 Comments

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 |2018-01-18T15:19:29+00:00January 6th, 2017|Interstate Highways, New Jersey|2 Comments

PA Turnpike / I-95 Interchange Update – December 2016

Spent a couple weeks in Delaware for the holidays and took the opportunity to redocument several of the Philadelphia area Interstates. The bulk of our current pages were last updated in the mid 2000s, and since then several upgrades, sign replacements, and other changes were made. The biggest project underway in the Delaware Valley is [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:19:29+00:00January 6th, 2017|Pennsylvania, United States|0 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 |2018-01-18T15:19:30+00:00October 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 |2018-01-18T15:19:30+00:00April 8th, 2016|Alabama, Indiana, Interstate Highways, North Carolina|0 Comments
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