Hobbyist mapmaker Andrew Lynch is fascinated by what nearly was.
LA flush with freeway cap park proposals
The idea of an eight-lane highway sweeping through lower Manhattan seems preposterous to us now. It wasn't in the 1960s, as a new Cooper Union exhibit shows.
The Macarthur Thruway from Taipei to Keelung was the first controlled-access highway in Taiwan.
Features information and resources related to finding and traveling America's scenic and historic old highways.
This explains the ghost ramps at WA 520 and Lake Washingon Boulevard
Long Beach's old pontoon bridge — where the Gerald Desmond Bridge now stands — was built as '6-month temporary' structure. It spanned 24 years and made a cameo in 'It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World.'
Mattson Rd, now 196th Ave NE near Redmond, was paved with brick in 1913 and became part of the transcontinental Yellowstone Trail in the late 1910s. The brick surface still exists.
The Red Brick Road was opened in 1913, connecting Seattle through Bothell to Everett. A section of the road still exists and is being restored.
For two of India’s biggest problems, battered roads and overflowing landfills, Ahmed Khan has a single solution: streets made with recycled plastic.
On the road’s 83rd anniversary, an “end of the trail” sign was erected at the Santa Monica Pier, a more convenient if not historically accurate terminus.