This page contains pages related the WISE course, History of the Interstate Highway System.
The presentations are available via PowerPoint online.
Unless otherwise noted, the following items are PDF files.
Worcester Telegram map and news regarding location of Worcester Expressway (later, I-290). Worcester Telegram, April 4, 1957, Final Edition:
AAA Blue Book, Volume 2: map and guide book for New England. 938 page PDF. Caution, there goes your afternoon.
US Department of Transportation:
- Horatio’s Drive – American’s First Road Trip, a PBS video by Ken Burns
- Building The Massachusetts Turnpike (1957) – a 43 minute narrated to describe the purpose and construction of the Mass Pike.
- PBS – Divided Highways
Note: the bibliography is updated often throughout the course.