Road Model

Risen, Clay
August 2005
New Republic;8/22/2005, Vol. 233 Issue 8/9, p10
Looks at the controversy surrounding traffic volume on Interstate 81 (I-81) in Virginia. Review of how the highway was constructed on the eastern edge of the Cedar Creek national park; Negotiations by a construction consortium led by Halliburton subsidiary Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR) to expand Virginia's entire stretch of I-81; Discussion of how the idea of a superhighway running through the Shenandoah Valley has prompted a negative reaction from locals; Reports on the involvement of House Transportation Committee Chair Don Young with the project.


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