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|Highway Routes and Related Information:||Interstate/NHS · US Highways · Famous Highways · Other Highway Stuff|
Route Guide. This provides a list of all known business routes off
of interstates (and a few unknown routes).
|Clinched Interstate Highway
Mapping. Many web sites allow you to keep track of all kinds of
experiences, from birds you have seen to counties you have visited and
even paper money you have handled. This site allows users to map which
portions of interstate highways they have travelled, or "clinched," and
calculates how many miles of the Interstate Highway System they have
Cities. This page contains the official list from AASHTO's recent
Heaven, which contains a map to exit lists for all Interstate
(originally developed by Michael Adams, now maintained by A.J. Froggie)
||High Priority Corridors @
AARoads. This contains information on the proposed interstate
corridors described in the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency
Act of 1991 (ISTEA) and the National Highway System Designation Act of
1995 (NHS). Note: Per Alex (8/09): "We are probably taking down the
High Priority Corridors listings some point soon. That will be when
Andy gets around to deciding on what he wants to do with it."
|The Interstate Is 50.A site designed to introduce you to the history of the Interstate Highway System, plans to "Celebrate the Interstate!" both nationally and in individual states, and some of the policy questions the nation faces as we look to the next 50 years in U.S. transportation.|
Route Log. This gives the history of the interstate system as well
as a log of all interstates.
(US Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration)
System Route Numbering: From Proposals to Approvals to Withdrawls.
This is a nice summary of the history of numbering of the interstates,
looking at proposed numbers, rejected numbers, etc. It doesn't
concentrate on the specific routings. It makes a great companion to the
California Interstate History pages here; in
fact, Stephen has provided me a lot of information to update those
Phat Page. Entries and information on national Interstate and US
Highways, as well as a few regional ones.
Corridors. This lists all of the proposed new interstates,
including those designated from the ISTEA and NHS Legislation.
|State-ends.Com: A site dedicated to collecting pictures of the ends of state highways (actually, pointers to individually maintained sites with pictures of state ends).|
|Temporary Interstates. This page honors the
Temporary Interstate: those routings signed as "TEMPORARY"-ily part of
the Interstate system.
(Robert Droz - Pending Relocation)
|No Graphic Yet||Traffic
Counts. Provides traffic counts for every major and moderate
freeway system in the country.
Interstate Highway Strip Chart Project. This site represents
interstate highways in the form of a strip chart, showing diagrams of
interchanges along the route. Note that this site requires a browser
that supports XML.
|Evolution of the
US Highway System in the MidWest
Endings. Photographs of various route termini on the US Highway
|US Highways: From US 1 to (US 830) Web Pages.
These pages have some excellent information on the US Highway system,
including the proposed 1925 US Highway list, a list of the adopted 1927
list, and a 1957 US Highway list.
(Robert Droz - Pending Relocation)
|US Highways in
|Bygone Byways-Route 66, Highways 80/99/101 & More! A website devoted to the memory of the wonderfully unique American road of yesteryear: Route 66, Highway 99, Highway 101 and others...their past, present, and uncertain future.|
Note: From the sites above, you should be able to find any site about Route 66.
|Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway All American Road. This is a 500 mile journey from volcano to volcano. The southern end of the byway begins at California's Lake Almanor, just miles from the active geothermal features at Lassen Volcanic National Park. The northern end of the byway is capped by Crater Lake National Park in Oregon where mysteries of the earth's interior are studied.|
|America's Byways. The National Scenic Byways Program is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration. The program is a grass-roots collaborative effort established to help recognize, preserve and enhance selected roads throughout the United States. Since 1992, the National Scenic Byways Program has provided funding for almost 1500 state and nationally designated byway projects in 48 states. The U.S. Secretary of Transportation recognizes certain roads as All-American Roads or National Scenic Byways based on one or more archeological, cultural, historic, natural, recreational and scenic qualities.|
|American Byways. Provides information on highways in various states. A work in progress.|
collection of various highway stuff. This includes miscellaneous
highway photos, photoso of Michigan's changing route marker styles,
pictures from the M-6 Southbelt Shuffle, a selection of photos from
US-131 freeway south of Grand Rapids, pictures of the US-131 freeway
terminus, Michican odditites, and a complete set of highway markers.
|Description of the world's road numbering systems. A description of road numbering systems outside of North America.|
|The Expressway Site. A source
of information about partially-controlled access "expressways." These
are roads that either have (a) Limited Access ROW; or (b) no or very
few at-grade intersections. These roads must also have a speed limit of
at least 35 mph. This includes a discussion of Route 58.
|Field Guide to
Interchanges. A site describing the different types of interchanges
one finds on a highway.
|Graphic "Errors" in DeLorme Atlases. Several readers of the newsgroup misc.transport.road have discovered small, unique graphics in some of the DeLorme State Road Atlases. The symbols do not appear in the legend, and do not seem to represent any feature that would occur at the area at which they are located. It is likely that the "erroneous" graphics were intentionally placed in the atlases as a safeguard against copyrighting. If another company printed an atlas of the state and the graphic appeared in it, it would be obvious that a DeLorme map had been used for the source data.|
Photos Web Site. This site provides pictures from the Highways of
California, Idaho, Nevada, Michigan, Wyoming, Iowa, Illinois, and
Ontario, and a few from Arizona, Texas, Colorado, Nebraska, Indiana,
New York, and Ohio.
Enthusiasts Page. Each region of the world has unique sets of
highway infrastructure, which are woven in ways to connect both
municipalities and rural areas. These automobile transportation systems
connect families, food supplies and economic growth with the rest of
the world... Oh, heck... They're also fun to drive on too! There is
also a discussion forum here. There are also lots of pictures of
|Maps of the Past.Maps of the Past, Inc. offers over 1,500 restored historical maps for well seasoned cartography enthusiasts, treasure hunters, genealogists, home decor enthusiasts and novice history buffs alike.|
|Mapopolis. Mapopolis is a navigator for Palm OS 5 that issues spoken and visual prompts before each turn, generates routes anywhere in the United States, major Canadian cities (CD contains continental U.S. only, online MapPack includes Canadian cities), and in Western Europe; generates address-to-address, turn-by-turn, coast-to-coast directions with Major Roads maps; automatically re-routes if you miss a turn; and uses NAVTEQ data, the highest-quality digital transportation database available|
|Milestones. For more
than 2,000 years, highway builders have erected milestone to indicate
the distance to and from key landmarks such as cities, towns and
geographic features. During the past two millennia, roadside signage
has undergone an evolution. For most of this time, roads have been
delineated with stone markers. During the past 150-200 years, wooden
fingerboards began replacing milestones due their low cost and the ease
with which they can be constructed. During the early automobile era,
metal signs emerged. Of these, the porcelain enamel signs proved to be
the most enduring of the modern signs. In recent years, highway
departments have used a variety of media to mark highways, most of
which have an expected life span of about 2-5 years. This site is
dedicated to the study of milestones.
(Frank X. Brusca)
|MTC Transportation Headlines. Updated weekdays by the MTC-ABAG Library staff.|
the Roads. A site that gives motorists (and fellow "roadgeeks") the
chance to offer their own input on highway conditions.
|Roadfan Loacator. Using the Google Maps API.|
|Roadfan Locator||Roadfan Locator. Find a
fan of your own.
Fonts. This is a set of TrueType fonts to replicate the ones used
on highway signs. These are significantly better than the Blue
|USA Traffic Signs. A national supplier of road and traffic signs, street signs, sign posts, custom signs, parking signs.|
|(no graphic yet)||Where Roads Meet—The Website
for Interchanges! This website is devoted to interchanges - mostly the
uncommon ones that you don't see every day. Fifteen interchanges are
featured so far, and the author has a list of about 100 more to do in
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