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I-40 from Raleigh to Wilmington celebrates 20 years.

20 years ago today, on June 29, 1989, Interstate 40 was officially completed within the state of North Carolina.  A 122 mile extension of I-40 from Raleigh to Wilmington that took nearly 20 years to put together at a cost of $417 million was finally completed.

The Wilmington Star-News has a great article marking the 20th anniversary and some of the political battles fought for completion of the road.

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Steve said…
Happy Birthday, I-40! I hope one day to "clinch" you. :)

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