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On this day in 1956, president Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Federal-Aid Highway Act

On this day in 1956, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Federal-Aid Highway Act, officially creating the U.S. Interstate Highway System. The new system of highways (41,000 miles in total) greatly improved infrastructure and increased the efficiency of nationwide travel.⁠ ⁠ The project is considered one of the most important achievements of Eisenhower’s presidency. ⁠ […]

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On this day in 1956, president Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Federal-Aid Highway Act

On this day in 1956, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Federal-Aid Highway Act, officially creating the U.S. Interstate Highway System. The new system of highways (41,000 miles in total) greatly improved infrastructure and increased the efficiency of nationwide travel.⁠ ⁠ The project is considered one of the most important achievements of Eisenhower’s presidency. ⁠ […]