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By Thomas L. Karnes

From animal paths to superhighways, transportation has been the spine of yankee growth and development. This exam of the interstate road procedure within the usa, and the forces that formed it, comprises the creation of the auto, the nice Roads circulation, and the Lincoln road organization. The ebook deals an research of nation and federal street investment, sleek road-building concepts, and the successes and screw ups of the present road system.
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