Title: 71 + 49 = Quicker + Safer

Extended Title: After years of preparation, U.S. 71 south to Arkansas will become Interstate 49 today.

Abstract: Article announces that U.S. 71 has been officially renamed Interstate 49. Details regarding recent improvements aimed at bringing the highway up to federal interstate system standards are provided. A Missouri Department of Transportation representative discusses costs associated with the changes as well the ways they will affect drivers.

Author: Matt Campbell

Photographer: David Eulitt

Date: December 12, 2012

Source: The Kansas City Star

Location: Microfilm

Page: A1, A15

Subject: Roads; Transportation

Local Subject: Highway 71;Interstate 49; Bruce R. Watkins Drive; Traffic

Illustrations: Yes

Item Type: Newspaper Article

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CONTENTdm number: 40469