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Alpena is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan and the county seat of Alpena County.
The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) is a standards setting body which publishes specifications, test protocols and guidelines which are used in highway design and construction throughout the United States.
Ancestry.com LLC is a privately held online company based in Lehi, Utah.
The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.
The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's oceans with a total area of about.
Bay City is a city in Bay County, Michigan, located near the base of the Saginaw Bay on Lake Huron.
Bay County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Berrien County is a county located in southwest Michigan just north of Indiana.
Birch Run is a village in Saginaw County in the U.S. state of Michigan.
The Braddock Road was a military road built in 1755 in what was then British America and is now the United States.
Bridgeport is an unincorporated community in Bridgeport Charter Township, Saginaw County in the U.S. state of Michigan.
The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), as part of the United States Department of Transportation, compiles, analyzes, and makes accessible information on the nation's transportation systems; collects information on intermodal transportation and other areas as needed; and improves the quality and effectiveness of DOT's statistical programs through research, development of guidelines, and promotion of improvements in data acquisition and use.
There are currently eight business routes of Interstate 94 (I-94) in the US state of Michigan.
There are five business routes of US Highway 131 in the state of Michigan, and previously there was one bypass route and an additional business route.
Cadillac is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan and is the county seat of Wexford County.
Carl Milton Levin (born June 28, 1934) is an American attorney and retired politician who served as a United States Senator from Michigan from 1979 - 2015.
The Chesapeake and Ohio Railway was a Class I railroad formed in 1869 in Virginia from several smaller Virginia railroads begun in the 19th century.
Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.
The Chicago Tribune is a daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, United States, owned by Tronc, Inc., formerly Tribune Publishing.
Chippewa County is a county in the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan.
A civil township is a widely used unit of local government in the United States, subordinate to a county.
Concrete, usually Portland cement concrete, is a composite material composed of fine and coarse aggregate bonded together with a fluid cement (cement paste) that hardens over time—most frequently a lime-based cement binder, such as Portland cement, but sometimes with other hydraulic cements, such as a calcium aluminate cement.
A concurrency in a road network is an instance of one physical road bearing two or more different highway, motorway, or other route numbers.
Constantine is a village in St. Joseph County in the U.S. state of Michigan.
The Constitution of the State of Michigan is the governing document of the U.S. state of Michigan.
A controlled-access highway is a type of highway which has been designed for high-speed vehicular traffic, with all traffic flow and ingress/egress regulated.
A corduroy road or log road is a type of road made by placing logs, perpendicular to the direction of the road over a low or swampy area.
In the United States, an administrative or political subdivision of a state is a county, which is a region having specific boundaries and usually some level of governmental authority.
County Road 492 (CR 492, Co. Rd. 492) is a primary county road in Marquette County, Michigan.
The Daily Herald is a daily newspaper based in Arlington Heights, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago.
A decommissioned highway is a highway that has been removed from service, has been shut down, or has had its authorization as a national, provincial or state highway removed.
Delta County is a county in the Upper peninsula in the U.S. state of Michigan.
The Department for Transport (DfT) is the government department responsible for the English transport network and a limited number of transport matters in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland that have not been devolved.
Detroit is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the largest city on the United States–Canada border, and the seat of Wayne County.
The Detroit Free Press is the largest daily newspaper in Detroit, Michigan, US.
An exit number is a number assigned to a road junction, usually an exit from a freeway.
In the United States, a farm-to-market road or ranch-to-market road (sometimes farm road or ranch road for short) is a state road or county road that connects rural or agricultural areas to market towns.
Farmington Hills is the second largest city in Oakland County in the U.S. state of Michigan.
The Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956, popularly known as the National Interstate and Defense Highways Act (Public Law 84-627), was enacted on June 29, 1956, when President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the bill into law.
The Federal Aid Road Act of 1916 (also known as the Bankhead-Shackleford Act), 39 Stat.
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is a division of the United States Department of Transportation that specializes in highway transportation.
Forest Highways or Forest Routes are a category of roads within United States National Forests.
Gogebic County is the westernmost county in the Upper Peninsula in the U.S. state of Michigan.
The Good Roads Movement occurred in the United States between the late 1870s and the 1920s.
Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware.
Google Books (previously known as Google Book Search and Google Print and by its codename Project Ocean) is a service from Google Inc. that searches the full text of books and magazines that Google has scanned, converted to text using optical character recognition (OCR), and stored in its digital database.
Google News is a news aggregator and app developed by Google.
Google Street View is a technology featured in Google Maps and Google Earth that provides panoramic views from positions along many streets in the world.
The Governor of Michigan is the chief executive of the U.S. state of Michigan.
Grand Rapids is the second-largest city in Michigan, and the largest city in West Michigan.
The Grand River is the longest river in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Grayling is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan and the county seat of Crawford County.
The Great Depression began in August 1929, when the United States economy first went into an economic recession.
The Great Lakes (les Grands-Lacs), also called the Laurentian Great Lakes and the Great Lakes of North America, are a series of interconnected freshwater lakes located primarily in the upper mid-east region of North America, on the Canada–United States border, which connect to the Atlantic Ocean through the Saint Lawrence River.
The Great Lakes Circle Tour is a designated scenic road system connecting all of the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River.
The Great Trail (also called the Great Path) was a network of footpaths created by Algonquian and Iroquoian-speaking indigenous peoples prior to the arrival of European colonists in North America.
Henry Ford (July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947) was an American captain of industry and a business magnate, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and the sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production.
Many highway revolts (also freeway revolts, expressway revolts, or road protests) took place in developed countries during the 1960s and 1970s, in response to plans for the construction of new freeways, a significant number of which were abandoned or significantly scaled back due to widespread public opposition, especially of those whose neighborhoods would be disrupted or displaced by the proposed freeways, and due to various other negative effects that freeways are considered to have.
A highway shield or route marker is a sign denoting the route number of a highway, usually in the form of a symbolic shape with the route number enclosed.
Horatio Sawyer Earle (1855–1935) is known as the "Father of Good Roads" or simply Horatio "Good Roads" Earle.
Internal improvements is the term used historically in the United States for public works from the end of the American Revolution through much of the 19th century, mainly for the creation of a transportation infrastructure: roads, turnpikes, canals, harbors and navigation improvements.
Interstate 275 (I-275) is an Interstate in the US state of Michigan that acts as a western bypass of the Detroit metropolitan area.
Interstate 296 (I-296) is a part of the Interstate Highway System in the US state of Michigan.
Interstate 375 (I-375) in Detroit, at only in length, once had the distinction of being the shortest signed Interstate Highway in the country.
Interstate 69 (I-69) is a part of the Interstate Highway System that will eventually run from the Mexican border in Texas to the Canadian border at Port Huron, Michigan.
Interstate 696 (I-696) is an east–west auxiliary Interstate Highway in the US state of Michigan.
Interstate 73 (I-73) is an Interstate Highway, located within the U.S. state of North Carolina.
Interstate 75 (I-75) is a part of the Interstate Highway System that runs from Miami, Florida, to Sault Ste. Marie in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
Interstate 94 (I-94) is a part of the Interstate Highway System that runs from Billings, Montana, to the Lower Peninsula of the US state of Michigan.
The Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of Interstate and Defense Highways, commonly known as the Interstate Highway System, is a network of controlled-access highways that forms part of the National Highway System in the United States.
Iron River is a city in Iron County in the U.S. state of Michigan.
The Daily Globe is a daily newspaper based in Ironwood, Michigan.
Ithaca is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan located very near the geographical center of the state's lower peninsula.
Jackson Citizen Patriot is a daily newspaper published in Jackson, Michigan.
Jackson is a city in the south central area of the U.S. state of Michigan, about west of Ann Arbor and south of Lansing.
Kalamazoo is a city in the southwest region of the U.S. state of Michigan.
The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) is a state government organization in charge of maintaining public roadways of the U.S. state of Kansas.
Keweenaw County is a county in the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan, the state's northernmost county.
Knight Ridder (from Dutch ridder, knight) was an American media company, specializing in newspaper and Internet publishing.
The Lansing State Journal is a daily newspaper published in Lansing, Michigan owned by Gannett.
Lansing is the capital of the U.S. state of Michigan.
The League of American Bicyclists (LAB) is a non-profit membership organization which promotes cycling for fun, fitness and transportation through advocacy and education.
Lewis Cass (October 9, 1782June 17, 1866) was an American military officer, politician, and statesman.
The Library of Michigan is a state-run library and historical center located in Lansing, Michigan that was created to provide one perpetual state institution to collect and preserve Michigan publications, conduct reference and research, and support libraries statewide.
A limited-access road, known by various terms worldwide, including limited-access highway, dual-carriageway, expressway, and partial controlled access highway, is a highway or arterial road for high-speed traffic which has many or most characteristics of a controlled-access highway (freeway or motorway), including limited or no access to adjacent property, some degree of separation of opposing traffic flow, use of grade separated interchanges to some extent, prohibition of some modes of transport such as bicycles or horses, and very few or no intersecting cross-streets.
There are 83 counties in the U.S. state of Michigan.
The County-Designated Highways in Michigan comprise a system of primary county roads across the US state of Michigan.
The State Highways in Kansas are the state highways owned and maintained by the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) in the U.S. state of Kansas.
Livonia is a city in the northwest part of Wayne County in the U.S. state of Michigan.
The local-express lane (also called collector–distributor lanes within a single interchange) system is an arrangement of carriageways within a major highway where long distance traffic can use lanes with fewer interchanges compared to local traffic which use 'local' or 'collector' lanes that have access to all interchanges.
The Lower Peninsula of Michigan is the southern of the two major landmasses of the U.S. state of Michigan, the other being the Upper Peninsula.
The Ludington Daily News is the daily newspaper of Ludington, Michigan.
M-1, commonly known as Woodward Avenue, is a north–south state trunkline highway in the Metro Detroit area of the US state of Michigan.
M-10 is a north–south state trunkline highway in the Metro Detroit area of Michigan in the United States.
M-119 is a state trunkline highway entirely within Emmet County in the US state of Michigan.
Connector M-13 (Conn. M-13) is a state trunkline highway running connecting Interstate 75/US Highway 23 (I-75/US 23) to M-13 near the community of Kawkawlin, just north of Bay City.
M-14 is an east–west state trunkline highway in the southeastern portion of the US state of Michigan.
M-17 is a state trunkline highway in the U.S. state of Michigan, connecting the cities of Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor in Washtenaw County.
M-185 is a state trunkline highway in the U.S. state of Michigan that circles Mackinac Island, a popular tourist destination on the Lake Huron side of the Straits of Mackinac, along the island's shoreline.
M-20 is a state trunkline highway in the US state of Michigan that runs from New Era to Midland.
M-212 is a state trunkline highway in the US state of Michigan.
M-231 is the designation of a state trunkline highway in the Lower Peninsula of the US state of Michigan that serves as a partial bypass to US Highway 31 (US 31) around Grand Haven.
M-24 is a north–south state trunkline highway in the U.S. state of Michigan that extends through Southeast Michigan and The Thumb, from northeast Auburn Hills to Unionville.
M-25 is a state trunkline highway in the US state of Michigan.
M-27 is a north–south state trunkline highway in the extreme north of the Lower Peninsula of the US state of Michigan.
M-37 is a north–south state trunkline highway in the US state of Michigan.
M-39 is a long north–south state trunkline highway in Metro Detroit area of the US state of Michigan that runs from Lincoln Park, on the south end, to Southfield on the north.
M-46 is an east–west state trunkline highway in the US state of Michigan between Muskegon and Port Sanilac, terminating near Lake Michigan and Lake Huron on each end.
M-47 is a north–south state trunkline highway in the US state of Michigan.
M-48 is an east–west state trunkline highway in the Upper Peninsula (UP) of the US state of Michigan.
M-5, commonly referred to as Grand River Avenue and the northern section as the Haggerty Connector, is a state trunkline highway in the Metro Detroit area of the US state of Michigan.
M-53 is a north–south state trunkline highway in the US state of Michigan that connects Detroit to The Thumb region.
M-54 is a north–south state trunkline highway in the US state of Michigan that bypasses the city of Flint.
M-55 is a state trunkline highway in the northern part of the US state of Michigan.
M-553 is a north–south state trunkline highway in the Upper Peninsula (UP) of the US state of Michigan.
M-59 is an east–west state trunkline highway that crosses the northern part of Metropolitan Detroit in the US state of Michigan.
M-6, or the Paul B. Henry Freeway, is a freeway and state trunkline highway in the United States that serves portions of southern Kent and eastern Ottawa counties south of Grand Rapids, Michigan.
M-60 is an east–west state trunkline highway in the US state of Michigan.
M-66 is a north–south state trunkline highway on the Lower Peninsula (LP) of the US state of Michigan.
M-75 is a segment of state trunkline highway located in Charlevoix County in the U.S. state of Michigan.
M-8 is a state trunkline highway in the U.S. state of Michigan lying within the cities of Detroit and Highland Park.
M-83 is a north–south state trunkline highway in the Lower Peninsula of the US state of Michigan primarily serving as a link between Interstate 75/US Highway 23 (I-75/US 23) in Birch Run, including a short east–west section with M-54, and the Bavarian-themed town of Frankenmuth.
M-99 is a north–south state trunkline highway in the Lower Peninsula of the US state of Michigan.
Macadam is a type of road construction, pioneered by Scottish engineer John Loudon McAdam around 1820, in which single-sized crushed stone layers of small angular stones are placed in shallow lifts and compacted thoroughly.
The Mackinac Bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the Straits of Mackinac to connect the Upper and Lower Peninsulas of the U.S. state of Michigan.
The Mackinac Bridge Authority is an independent state agency of the U.S. state of Michigan that operates the Mackinac Bridge across the Straits of Mackinac.
Mackinac County is a county in the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan.
Mackinac Island is an island and resort area, covering in land area, in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Mackinaw City is a village in Emmet and Cheboygan counties in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Manton is a city in Wexford County in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer.
Marquette County is a county located in the Upper Peninsula of the US state of Michigan.
Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes and Midwestern regions of the United States.
The Michigan Department of Information Technology (DIT) was a principal department of the Michigan state government created in 2001 to manage the use of technology in the government and was merged in 2010 into the Department of Management and Budget, then renamed the Department of Technology, Management, and Budget.
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is a constitutional government principal department of the US state of Michigan.
The Michigan House of Representatives is the lower house of the Michigan Legislature.
A Michigan left is an at-grade intersection design which replaces each left turn at an intersection with a divided roadway with the combination of a right turn followed by a U-turn, or a U-turn followed by a right turn, depending on the situation.
The Michigan Legislature is the legislature of the U.S. state of Michigan.
The Michigan Department of State is administered by the Secretary of State, who is elected on a partisan ballot for a term of four years in gubernatorial elections.
The Michigan Senate is the upper house of the Legislature of the U.S. State of Michigan.
The Territory of Michigan was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from June 30, 1805, until January 26, 1837, when the final extent of the territory was admitted to the Union as the State of Michigan.
Midland is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan in the Tri-Cities region of Central Michigan.
A milestone is one of a series of numbered markers placed along a road or boundary at intervals of one mile or occasionally, parts of a mile.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is a daily morning broadsheet printed in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
A Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) is an American term which is defined as a business which is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled on a daily basis by one or more (in combination) American citizens of the following ethnic minority and/or gender (e.g. woman-owned) and/or military veteran classifications.
The National Highway System (NHS) is a network of strategic highways within the United States, including the Interstate Highway System and other roads serving major airports, ports, rail or truck terminals, railway stations, pipeline terminals and other strategic transport facilities.
Native Americans, also known as American Indians, Indians, Indigenous Americans and other terms, are the indigenous peoples of the United States.
Neonympha mitchellii is an endangered species of nymphalid butterfly of the eastern United States.
New Buffalo is a city in Berrien County in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Ottawa County is a county located in the U.S. state of Michigan.
The Panic of 1837 was a financial crisis in the United States that touched off a major recession that lasted until the mid-1840s.
A plank road is a road composed of wooden planks or puncheon logs.
Port Huron is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan and the county seat of St. Clair County.
The Portage Lake Lift Bridge (officially the Houghton–Hancock Bridge) connects the cities of Hancock and Houghton, in the US state of Michigan, across Portage Lake, a portion of the waterway which cuts across the Keweenaw Peninsula with a canal linking the final several miles to Lake Superior to the northwest. US Highway 41 (US 41) and M-26 are both routed across the bridge. It is the only land-based link between the north (so-called Copper Island) and south sections of the Keweenaw peninsula. The original bridge on the same site was a wooden swing bridge built in 1875. The bridge was built by James P. Edward of Fox and Howard Inc. of Chicago. Three local men raised $47,000 in stocks for the toll bridge. Construction began in the spring of 1875 and was finished in the spring of 1876. This was replaced by a steel swing bridge, the Portage Canal Swing Bridge, built by the King Bridge Company in 1901. The Portage Canal Swing Bridge was damaged when a ship, the Northern Wave, collided with it in 1905. The center swinging section of the bridge was replaced and a similar incident almost occurred again in 1920, but the ship was able to stop by dropping its anchor, which snagged on the bottom of the lake. In 1959, the Portage Canal Swing Bridge was replaced, at a cost of about $11-13 million (sources vary), by the current bridge which was built by the American Bridge Company. This moveable bridge is a lift bridge with the middle section capable of being lifted from its low point of four feet clearance over the water to a clearance of to allow boats to pass underneath. The bridge is the world's heaviest and widest double-decked vertical-lift bridge. More than 35,000 tons of concrete and 7,000 tons of steel went into the bridge, which replaced the narrow 54-year-old swing bridge, declared a menace to navigation on the busy Keweenaw Waterway. Its center span "lifts" to provide of clearance for ships. The original 1959 design by Hazelet and Erdal of Chicago of the bridge's liftspan had roadways constructed on both levels with rails imbedded in the road surface on the lower deck. This allowed the span to be partially raised to allow small and medium boat traffic to pass underneath without disrupting vehicular traffic. From this middle position, the span would then only need to be raised for large ships or lowered to allow trains to cross. With the end of rail service in 1982, the lowest position is no longer needed to allow trains to pass so the bridge is not lowered below the middle position during the summer boating season except for periods of maintenance or repair. In the winter after the lake freezes, the bridge is placed in the lowest position to allow the lower deck to be used by snowmobile traffic. Hancock and Houghton hold an annual celebration called Bridgefest to commemorate the opening of the bridge which united their two communities.
A Pure Michigan Byway is the designation for a segment of the State Trunkline Highway System in the US state of Michigan that is a "scenic, recreational, or historic route that is representative of Michigan's natural and cultural heritage." The designation was created with the name Michigan Heritage Route by the state legislature on June 22, 1993, and since then six historic, seven recreational and seven scenic byways have been designated by the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), and another two have been proposed.
A reassurance marker or confirming marker is a type of traffic sign that confirms the identity of the route being traveled without necessarily providing other information such as distances traveled (as is done by highway location markers), distances to other, or upcoming intersections.
A right-of-way (ROW) is a right to make a way over a piece of land, usually to and from another piece of land.
Rockwood is a city in Wayne County in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Saginaw is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan and the seat of Saginaw County.
Saranac is a village in Ionia County in the U.S. state of Michigan.
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A single carriageway (British English) or undivided highway (American English) is a road with one, two or more lanes arranged within a single carriageway with no central reservation to separate opposing flows of traffic.
In road transportation in the United States, a special route is a road in a numbered highway system that diverts a specific segment of related traffic away from another road.
Springfield Charter Township is a charter township of Oakland County in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Saint Ignace, usually written as St.
Standish is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan.
A state highway, state road, or state route (and the equivalent provincial highway, provincial road, or provincial route) is usually either a road ''numbered'' by the state or province, falling below numbered national highways in the hierarchy (route numbers are used to aid navigation, and may or may not indicate ownership or maintenance); or a road maintained by the state or province, including both nationally numbered highways and un-numbered state highways.
The Blade, also known as the Toledo Blade, is a daily newspaper in Toledo, Ohio, in the United States, first published on December 19, 1835.
The Daily Mining Gazette is a newspaper published in Houghton, Michigan.
The Daily Telegram is a daily newspaper published every day in Adrian, Michigan, in the United States.
The Detroit News is one of the two major newspapers in the U.S. city of Detroit, Michigan.
The Economist is an English-language weekly magazine-format newspaper owned by the Economist Group and edited at offices in London.
The Grand Rapids Press is a daily newspaper published in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The Herald-Palladium is a newspaper distributed in the Southwest Michigan region serving all or part of Berrien, Cass, Van Buren, and Allegan Counties.
The Holland Sentinel is a newspaper published seven days a week in Holland, Michigan, United States, founded in 1896.
The Mining Journal is the predominant daily newspaper of Marquette, Michigan, and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Vindicator, also known at times as the Youngstown Vindicator, is a daily newspaper serving Youngstown, Ohio, United States and the Mahoning County region as well as southern Trumbull County and northern Columbiana County.
The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States.
A toll road, also known as a turnpike or tollway, is a public or private road for which a fee (or toll) is assessed for passage.
Traffic lights, also known as traffic signals, traffic lamps, traffic semaphore, signal lights, stop lights, robots (in South Africa and most of Africa), and traffic control signals (in technical parlance), are signalling devices positioned at road intersections, pedestrian crossings, and other locations to control flows of traffic.
The Traverse City Record-Eagle is a daily morning newspaper based in Traverse City, Michigan.
Traverse City is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan.
US Highway 10 (US 10) is a part of the United States Numbered Highway System that runs from West Fargo, North Dakota, to the Lower Peninsula of the US state of Michigan.
US Highway 12 (US 12) is an east–west US Highway that runs from Aberdeen, Washington, to Detroit, Michigan.
US Highway 127 (US 127) is a part of the United States Numbered Highway System that runs from Chattanooga, Tennessee, to the Lower Peninsula of Michigan.
US Highway 131 (US 131) is a north–south United States Highway, of which all but 0.64 of its 269.96 miles (1.03 of 434.46 km) are within the state of Michigan.
US Highway 16 (US 16), also called Grand River Avenue for much of its length in the state, was one of the principal pre-Interstate roads in the state of Michigan.
US Highway 2 (US 2) is a component of the United States Numbered Highway System that connects Everett, Washington, to the Upper Peninsula (UP) of the US state of Michigan, with a separate segment that runs from Rouses Point, New York, to Houlton, Maine.
US Route 223 or US Highway 223 (US 223) is a diagonal (northwest–southeast) United States Numbered Highway lying in the states of Michigan and Ohio.
US Highway 23 (US 23) is a United States Numbered Highway that runs from Jacksonville, Florida, to Mackinaw City, Michigan.
US Highway 24 (US 24) is a United States Numbered Highway that runs from Minturn, Colorado, to Independence Township, Michigan.
US Highway 25 (US 25) was a part of the United States Numbered Highway System in the state of Michigan that ran from the Ohio state line near Toledo and ended at the tip of The Thumb in Port Austin.
US Highway 27 (US 27) is a part of the US Highway System that now runs from Miami, Florida, to Fort Wayne, Indiana.
US Highway 31 (US 31) is a part of the United States Numbered Highway System that runs from Alabama to the Lower Peninsula of the US state of Michigan.
US Highway 33 (US 33) is a part of the United States Numbered Highway System that was once located in Berrien County, Michigan.
U.S. Highway 8 (US 8) is a United States Numbered Highway that runs primarily east–west for, mostly within the state of Wisconsin.
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The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal government of the United States.
The United States Forest Service (USFS) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that administers the nation's 154 national forests and 20 national grasslands, which encompass.
The United States Geological Survey (USGS, formerly simply Geological Survey) is a scientific agency of the United States government.
The United States Government Publishing Office (GPO) (formerly the Government Printing Office) is an agency of the legislative branch of the United States federal government.
The United States Numbered Highway System (often called U.S. Routes or U.S. Highways) is an integrated network of roads and highways numbered within a nationwide grid in the contiguous United States.
The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, U of M, or UMich), often simply referred to as Michigan, is a public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
An unsigned highway is a highway that has been assigned a route number, but does not bear road markings that would conventionally be used to identify the route with that number.
The Upper Peninsula (UP), also known as Upper Michigan, is the northern of the two major peninsulas that make up the U.S. state of Michigan.
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Walker is a city in Kent County in the U.S. state of Michigan and a suburb of Grand Rapids.
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Wayne County is the most populous county in the U.S. state of Michigan.
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William Grawn Milliken (born March 26, 1922), is an American politician who served as the 44th Governor of Michigan as the member of the Republican Party.
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World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
WXMI, virtual channel 17 (UHF digital channel 19), is a Fox-affiliated television station licensed to Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States.
Zilwaukee is a city in Saginaw County in the U.S. state of Michigan.
The 1973 oil crisis began in October 1973 when the members of the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries proclaimed an oil embargo.
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