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96
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Now that I-40 traverses the entire state, communities must make a concerted effort to benefit from the highway, and must develop strategies for making the highway pay optimal dividends.
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Carolina Planning (NoCar HT 393 N8 C29x), Vol. 17 Issue 1, Spring 1991, p7-12, il
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579
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Expectations were high that a booming travel and tourism industry on the coast would result from the completion of the final link of I-40 last year, but experience to date is tempering that euphoria.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 49 Issue 5, May 1991, p30-38, il
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10901
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Interstate Highway 40 from Cove Creek, North Carolina to the Tennessee border opened in October 1968. The road runs through some of the most rugged terrain in the country and is the single largest highway project in the state's history. It is also one of the most difficult and expensive ever tried in the country.
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11721
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Costing over one million dollars per mile, the North Carolina State Highway Commission is building a 20 mile section of Interstate 40 that will serve as a link between Asheville and Tennessee.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 33 Issue 3, July 1965, p37-40, il
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25616
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When the 22-mile stretch from Research Triangle Park to Orange County is complete it will have cost more than $103 million, more than $10 million of which is state funds. The freeway’s impact will be far reaching. Residents will be able to commute to anywhere in the Triangle in a half hour or less, thousands of acres of farmland will be available for development, and growth along the interstate will enrich the tax coffers of the local government.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 3 Issue 6, March 29-April 11 1985, p5-6, por, map Periodical Website
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29215
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The economic impact of Interstate Highway 40 is highly anticipated for those in six counties that the highway traverses between Raleigh and Wilmington, North Carolina. Along this corridor, residents are hoping for widespread growth in jobs due to tourism, retail, and other services.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 49 Issue 5, May 1991, p30, 32-38, por
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31305
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Three decades ago, when President Eisenhower proposed a national system of defense highways, no one dreamed that it would take this long to complete Interstate 40 from the western North Carolina mountains to the coast. Now, funds for completion of I-40 from Raleigh to Wilmington are coming available. The completed highway is expected to drastically improve economic development in eastern North Carolina.
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