creation of the Interstate Highway

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  • All three highways were established in 1959, with the creation of the Interstate Highway System.
  • Owing largely to the earlier creation of the Interstate Highway System, the greatest growth was seen by the sprawling metropolitan areas of these cities.
  • Before the creation of the Interstate Highway System after World War II, US 50 was a major east-west route.
  • With the creation of the Interstate Highway System in 1956, both these roads were incorporated into I-95.
  • With the creation of the Interstate Highway System, restaurants and gas stations were prohibited along Interstate Highways.
  • Conceived prior to the creation of the Interstate Highway System, the roadway was made toll-free in 1992.
  • Several other major toll-roads and toll-road systems, based on the model of the Pennsylvania Turnpike, were established before the creation of the Interstate Highway System.
  • The "Toll Roads and Free Roads" report was the first official step toward creation of the Interstate Highway System in the United States.
  • The late 1950s saw the creation of the Interstate Highway System with President Eisenhower signing legislation into law in June 1956.
  • With the creation of the Interstate Highway System a few years later, the road was designated as Interstate 70S along with US 240.
  • Opened in 1958, and funded through toll revenue bonds, it was conceived prior to the creation of the Interstate Highway System.
  • Prior to the creation of the Interstate Highway System, many states east of the Rocky Mountains had already started building and operating their own long-distance intercity toll roads, or turnpikes.
  • With the creation of the Interstate Highway System, the road was designated as Interstate 70S along with US 240.
  • With the creation of the Interstate Highway System in 1956, this road would be dropped from the turnpike system and would be built as a part of I-90.
  • The Deegan became part of I-87 when that highway was assigned as part of the creation of the Interstate Highway System in August 1957.
  • The expressway was completed in 1956 and became part of I-87 when that highway was assigned as part of the creation of the Interstate Highway System in 1957.
  • With the creation of the Interstate Highway System in the 1950s, a highway was planned along US 22 through northern New Jersey, becoming I-78 in 1958.
  • Known as the Merrimack Trail, the road was a major additional highway which was built in the years prior to the creation of the Interstate Highway System, and was replaced as a major through route by Interstate 64, in segments as that new road was completed.
  • The Ocean Highway concept predated the creation of the Interstate Highway System beginning in the 1950s, and in many states the highways and byways of coastal routes from Florida to New Brunswick still carry the name.
  • The creation of the Interstate Highway System in the 1950s and 1960s brought about the construction of I-75 and I-40-- two trans-national highways that intersect just northeast Lenoir City.
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