- Jan 24, 2006
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the interstate
In celebration of this milestone, the indulgently-monikered American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, or AASHTO, will mark the system's golden anniversary by taking a coast-to-coast convoy along I-80, beginning June 15 in San Francisco and finishing June 29 in Washington, D.C.-- neatly dovetailing with the anniversary of President Eisenhower's signing of the Interstate Highway Act.
All is not slow-speed Cannonballing, mind. AASHTO will also spearhead a research effort and policy conferences on the future of America's roadways. May we gently suggest starting with the potholes?