"Father of the Interstate Highway System"In August 1973, the U.S. Congress designated a cross-country stretch of Interstate as the "Dwight D. Eisenhower Highway," in tribute to President Eisenhower's early recognition of the need for a national network of highways to enhance the mobility of a growing nation. His dream originated in 1919 on an Army convoy from Washington, D.C., to San Francisco, California, a journey that took 62 days.
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|Placed By||The American Traffic Safety Services Association - the Road Information Program|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 10:52am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 666784 N 4429494|
|Decimal Degrees||39.99918333, -79.04618333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 59.951', W 79° 2.771'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 59' 57.06" N, 79° 2' 46.26" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||814, 724|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 10 I-76, Somerset PA 15501, US|
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