3 days ago · The National Highway System (NHS) is a network of strategic highways within the United States, including the Interstate Highway System and other roads serving major airports, ports, military bases, rail or truck terminals, railway stations, pipeline terminals and other strategic transport facilities.
- November 28, 1995
- 160,955 mi (259,032 km)
- Interstate nn (I-nn)
- U.S. Highway nn, U.S. Route nn (US nn, US-nn)
3 days ago · The United States Numbered Highway System (often called U.S. Routes or U.S. Highways) is an integrated network of roads and highways numbered within a nationwide grid in the contiguous United States.
- November 11, 1926
- U.S. Highway nn (US nn), U.S. Route nn (US nn)
- 157,724 mi (253,832 km)
3 days ago · The Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of Interstate and Defense Highways, commonly known as the Interstate Highway System, is a network of controlled-access highways that forms part of the National Highway System in the United States. Construction of the system was authorized by the Federal Aid Highway Act of 1956.
- June 29, 1956
- 48,440 mi (77,960 km)
- Interstate X (I-X)
3 days ago · There are 70 primary Interstate Highways in the Interstate Highway System, a network of freeways in the United States. They are assigned one- or two-digit route numbers, whereas their associated "auxiliary" Interstate Highways receive three-digit route numbers. Typically, odd-numbered Interstates run south-north, with lower numbers in the west ...
- June 29, 1956
- Interstate X (I-X)
- The Marine Highway Program
- So What Are The Benefits?
- Current Marine Highway Routes
- Funding America's Marine Highway Program
MARAD's Marine Highway Program has one major goal: expand the use of America's navigable waters. We work closely with public and private organizations to: 1. develop and expand marine highway service options and facilitate their further integration into the current U.S. surface transportation system, especially where water-based transport is the most efficient, effective and sustainable option 2. highlight the benefits, increase public awareness and promote waterways as a viable (in some case...
Public benefits include: 1. create and sustain jobs in U.S. vessels, ports and shipyards 2. relieve landside congestion 3. reduce maintenance costs and improve the U.S. transportation system's overall state-of-repair (wear and tear on roads and bridges) 4. drive the mandatory use of emerging engine technologies 5. improve U.S. economic competitiveness by adding new cost-effective freight and passenger transportation capacities 6. improve environmental sustainability of the U.S. transportation...
The Marine Highway system currently includes 25 \\"Marine Highway routes\\" that serve as extensions of the surface transportation system. Each all-water route is designated by the Secretary and offers relief to landside corridors suffering from traffic congestion, excessive air emissions or other environmental challenges. View Route Descriptions.
The Marine Highway program was established by Section 1121 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 to reduce landside congestion through the designation of Marine Highway Routes. Section 405 of the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2012 further expanded the scope of the program to increase the utilization and efficiency of domestic freight or passenger transportation on Marine Highway Routes between U.S. ports. The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 20...
3 days ago · U.S. Route 66 or U.S. Highway 66 (US 66 or Route 66), also known as the Will Rogers Highway, the Main Street of America or the Mother Road, was one of the original highways in the U.S. Highway System. US 66 was established on November 11, 1926, with road signs erected the following year.
3 days ago · The Lincoln Highway is one of the earliest transcontinental highway routes for automobiles across the United States of America. Conceived in 1912 by Indiana entrepreneur Carl G. Fisher, and formally dedicated October 31, 1913, the Lincoln Highway ran coast-to-coast from Times Square in New York City west to Lincoln Park in San Francisco, originally through 13 states: New York, New Jersey ...
Apr 28, 2021 · U.S. Route 101, or U.S. Highway 101, (US 101) is a north–south United States Numbered Highway that goes along the West Coast of the United States. It goes through the states of California, Oregon, and Washington. It goes alongside, and often joins onto, California State Route 1 when going through California.
Apr 26, 2021 · U.S. Route 66 (also known as Route 66, U.S. Highway 66, The Main Street of America, The Mother Road and the Will Rogers Highway) was a highway in the U.S. Highway System. One of the original U.S. highways, Route 66 was established on November 11, 1926. However, road signs did not go up until the following year.
4 days ago · In practice, the concept of the Pan-American Highway is more publicly embraced in Latin American countries than in the United States or Canada. Much of the road system in Latin America is explicitly marked as Pan-American (commonly Vía Panam or Vía Panamericana ).
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