50th Anniversary Interstate Highway System - Highway Articles
Richard F. Weingroff
The following are selected from the Federal Highway Administration's Highway History Web site. In addition, Highway History: Articles from Public Roads features links to online material not included in the print editions of Public Roads.
- Public Roads (Summer 1996) is a special issue on the origins of the Interstate System.
- "The Battle of Its Life" from the May/June 2006 issue of Public Roads
- "The Genie in the Bottle" from the September/October 2000 issue of Public Roads
- "Designating the Urban Interstates."
- "The Man Who Loved Roads" from Public Roads, May/June 2002.
- One Mile in Five: Debunking the Myth (Public Roads, May/June 2000)
- Frank Turner on 1-in-5 (Online only)
- "The Man Who Changed America" Part I and Part II (March/April and May/June 2003 issues of Public Roads).
- "Origins and Construction of the Interstate System by W. Lee Mertz," FHWA Highway History
- "Ted Holmes on Thomas MacDonald and Herbert Fairbank"
- "Rex Whitton—the Man from Missouri"
- "The Second Battle of New Orleans"
- From The Rambler:
- Interstates in Hawaii: ARE WE CRAZY???
- Was I-76 Numbered to Honor Philadelphia for Independence Day, 1776?
- When did the Federal Government begin collecting the gas tax?
- Why Does I-70 End in Cove Fort, Utah?
- Why Does The Interstate System Include Toll Facilities?
- Why is the Woodrow Wilson Memorial Bridge Named after Woodrow Wilson?
- I-85 The Boom Belt
- John Steinbeck vs Charles Kuralt: Who Said it First?