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Interstate Memories

These quotes were excerpted from the August/September 1991 special interstate edition of the Bulletin.


Jerry Blaha

“Initially, citizens were skeptical about the department’s right-of-way agents who came calling to buy property. They didn’t understand the concept of interstate highways. In the beginning, it was a real educational process.”

Jerry Blaha
Former Richmond District right of way manager, discussing what it was like to explain to people that their property lay in the path of interstate highways.