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Interstate Memories

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


Joe Ripley

“We were asked to think in enormous quantities of everything – asphalt, concrete, earth, rights of way. And everything was new – new construction standards, new safety features, new personnel – many more personnel, as well as training programs for them.”

Joe Ripley
Former director of planning and programming, recalling the magnitude of the interstate highway system.