What does the fact that the thousands of miles of interstate highway
are often clogged with traffic suggest about the difficulty of designing public-works projects?
While federal commitment to a system of interstate and defense highways was essential to the creation of the 1956 Interstate Highways
Acts, the grand plan would have been impossible were it not for the groundwork laid by state departments of transportation.
That's what happened with the one-out-of-five claim about airplane use of the Interstate Highway
In fiscal year 1995, entitlements and interest on the national debt will consume 66 percent of the budget, leaving only 34 percent for investments like the interstate highway
system or the Hoover Dam.
The Partnership to Save Highway Communities is a coalition of associations, corporations, small businesses and other stakeholders that share a common goal: preserving the valuable relationships between interstate highway
motorists and community businesses serving their needs.
The state Legislature approved Act 511 during its session earlier this year, which authorized the reissuing of Arkansas Highway Financing Act of 1999 bonds up to $575 million to make improvements to the state's Interstate highways
or hurry down that straight, seamless, profoundly boring interstate highway
and stop at some nameless minimart to buy a microwaved snack, hastily eaten.
Thanks to the interstate highway
system, it's possible to travel across the country without seeing anything," Stoll quotes retired CBS News correspondent Charles Kuralt.
Congress outlawed commercial activities at interstate rest areas to foster competition and the growth of local communities near the Interstate Highway
System and the beginning of vacation travel.
A strong federal role was required to establish the interstate highway
system and the federal aviation network.
The MOC is in the midst of completing an interstate highway
system and related infrastructure, making this the perfect time to increase the focus on developing a more advanced freight management policy.