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12400
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North Carolina has the country's largest maintained highway system of 76, 451 miles of highway. This includes U.S., N.C., and Interstate number routes, rural secondary roads, and urban roads. This article includes information about the highway system and the companies that construct the roads.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 43 Issue 7, July 1985, p32, 34, 36, 38, 58, il
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24330
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This article presents the slow and cumbersome process of road building by providing readers with the example of how I-85 and I-40 merge in Alamance County, causing a bottleneck situation and traffic. North Carolina politicians underinvested in its transportation network over the past thirty years, and motorists are paying dearly for it today.
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24334
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A planned extension of I-26 begins in Charleston, South Carolina and ends in Asheville, North Carolina. The project has angered environmentalists but much of the region’s business community anticipates and interstate that links western North Carolina to the Ohio Valley and industrial Midwest. This article examines the pros and cons of the expansion.
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24332
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Nearly three years after the completion if I-40, many rural counties are still waiting for an influx of jobs and development. Areas around Raleigh and Wilmington, however, have grown.
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24457
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The completion of I-40 a year ago brought changes throughout North Carolina. It created a convenient corridor for those travelling from the Piedmont to southern North Carolina beaches, bringing business to towns along the way.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 58 Issue 12, May 1991, p46-48, il
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