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By Karen J. Hall

ISBN-10: 0738552879

ISBN-13: 9780738552873

ISBN-10: 153163320X

ISBN-13: 9781531633202

The Blue Ridge limited-access highway begun as a dream within the past due 1800s and have become truth in 1983 while the 469-mile scenic street used to be accomplished. building of the Blue Ridge limited-access highway all started in September 1935 at Cumberland Knob. Heavy development used to be performed through contractors who received bids for the several tasks alongside quite a few sections of the limited-access highway. Civilian Conservation Corps troops took care of the roadsides,
landscaping, and constitution construction. As a part of Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal, this venture was once meant to supply jobs during the quarter. photographs of the USA: construction the Blue Ridge freeway includes nearly 2 hundred development pictures of the Blue Ridge Parkway.

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