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The accelerated construction and maintenance of North Carolina's highways requires vast amounts of stone in many varieties and sizes. Superior Stone Company, a division of Martin Marietta Corporation, has been a pioneer in crushed stone, sand and gravel for highway construction use. Operating out of Raleigh under President W. Trent Ragland, Jr., the company prospects for, locates, quarries, crushes, blends, and sells stone in many forms for constructions projects across the southeast.
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North Carolina's original approach to highway construction was connecting county seat to county seat and principle towns via a primary system. These roads were built from 1920 to 1940, and sufficient to meet the needs of later decades. However, after World War II, there was a tremendous need to build secondary and rural roads. With the focus on secondary roads, the primary road program has been neglected, despite increased traffic and a rising death toll on the highways.
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T.A. Loving and Company is an old hand at pushing upward both North Carolina's curve of progress and curve showing highway mileage built. Anyone traveling over bridges at Morehead City, Manteo, Alligator River, or the Albemarle Sound has first hand experience in the workmanship of T.A. Loving and Co, which has operated in North Carolina since 1925.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 21 Issue 3, July 1963, p38-39, 66-67, por
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31246
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A king-sized museum trailer has been heading down the highways of North Carolina. It contains displays depicting facts of North Carolina's first one hundred years. Sponsored by the Carolina Charter Tercentenary Commission, the mobile museum details North Carolina from Carolina Charter in 1663 to 1763.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 21 Issue 3, July 1963, p45-46, 65, por
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31242
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The system of interstate highways was envisioned by Congress in the 1940s. Of the total system, 775 miles of interstate highway have been designated in North Carolina, and almost half of this is already open to traffic.
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1962 set a new record in North Carolina when tourists left behind $270 million dollars, contributing 89 million to personal income and 18 million to the state revenue. Together, tourists provided $445 million to the industry in North Carolina, 6% above 1961.
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31247
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Just three miles north of Wilmington, North Carolina, the Carolina Nitrogen Corporation's multi-million dollar chemical plant is forming a new skyline. Dredging of the Cape Fear River will allow ocean going ships to bring in raw materials to the plant later this year, and the plant will product nitrogen for the growing agricultural and industrial markets of the southeast.
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