Being my travels down those great two lane highways of this nation as well as news I learn about them from media sources. Since I'm also very interested in historic preservation, there will be a lot of that as well.
Saturday, March 8, 2014
Thomas MacDonald: "Forgotten" Road Man-- Part 2
From Wikipedia. //// Thomas Harris "Chief" MacDonald (July 23, 1881-April 7, 1957). American civil engineer and politician who had tremendous influence in building the U.S. Highway System). //// MacDonald served as the Chief of the Iowa State Highway Commission, Chief of the Bureau of Public Roads from 1919-1939 and Commissioner of the Bureau of Public Roads from 1939 to 1953), a very formative time for roads in the United States. //// Overall, he directed the national road policy for 34 years, serving under seven U.S. presidents. //// More to Come. --RoadDog