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Highways / Interstate 50 #832657

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 01, 2006
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(Studio: Jim Avila) The 50th anniversary of the interstate highway system introduced.

(Somewhere on Interstate 80 & Donner Pass, California: Bill Redeker) The aging highway system featured; scenes shown from the road between Sacramento & Reno; travel statistics cited; details given of the management of toll roads by foreign companies. [Author Dan McNICHOL‡- says the interstate system is underfunded & overused.] [Transportation Secretary Norm MINETA - cites limited financial resources.] The role of President Dwight Eisenhower in building the superhighway system recalled.

Reporter(s):
Avila, Jim;
Redeker, Bill
Duration:
00:03:10

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