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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

Its I-40 … its not I-40 … this just in, its I-40 again

Construction of the new Greensboro bypass, otherwise known as Painter Boulevard, resulted in the relocation of Interstate 85 from the city onto the southeastern section of the new road in 2004 and then Interstate 40 on both the sections of the new bypass in February 2008. The new bypass was constructed in an effort to [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:21:02+00:00October 5th, 2008|Interstate Highways, North Carolina|2 Comments

Painting red, white and blue green, new I-40 opens at Greensboro

New Interstate 40 Interstate 73, a road locally known as Painter Boulevard, is now open to traffic southwest of Greensboro. Traffic cones and other barriers were removed the morning of February 21, 2008 on the newest section of North Carolina Interstate, a 7.5-mile stretch of freeway between Future Interstate 73 & 840 near Piedmont Triad International Airport and [...]

By |2018-01-17T15:12:40+00:00February 25th, 2008|Interstate Highways, North Carolina|4 Comments