The New Jersey Turnpike

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The New Jersey Turnpike chronicles the history of the highway from 1949 through the present day. With vivid images, it follows the road's progress from an ambitious vision, through construction, to opening, and into the future. Built as a utilitarian, four-lane, limited-access highway, the New Jersey Turnpike has evolved into the economic engine of New Jersey, the foundation of industrial prosperity and personal mobility. The highway traverses the entire state and is part of the Interstate 95 Corridor Coalition, which covers the East Coast from Maine to Florida. Today, more than two hundred forty million vehicles travel along the route, and many of those travelers stop at the turnpike's twelve service areas.
ISBN: 9780738535777
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: New Jersey
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Michael Lapolla is the executive director of the New Jersey Turnpike Authority. Thomas A. Suszka has been the turnpike's photographer for almost twenty years. For The New Jersey Turnpike, the authors chose exceptional photographs from the New Jersey Turnpike Authority's archives, creating a truly memorable work.
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