Needs of the Interstate System of Highways

by G. M. Williams,

Serial Information: Journal of the Highway Division, 1959, Vol. 84, Issue 3, Pg. 1-9

Document Type: Journal Paper


Provisions of the Federal-Aid Highway Acts from 1916 through 1956, the actions leading to establishment of the Interstate System of Highways in 1944, and plans for accelerating the rate of construction are reviewed. Brief data of mileages and costs derived from first of five estimates is presented.

Subject Headings: Highways and roads | Infrastructure construction | Federal government | Construction costs

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