Ron Bello rbello@belloassoc.com
Tue Nov 24 13:41:34 EST 2009

The change in Route 1's location was tied to reconstruction of the VFW
Parkway in West Roxbury which was also Route 1.  They wanted fewer
vehicles to be tied up in construction traffic.

On Tuesday, November 24, 2009, Kevin Vahey <kvahey@comcast.net> wrote:
> 128 signage is spotty as for example I have told many people to take
> Rte 2 to 128 and I keep forgetting the signs on Rte 2 only say 95.
> One move I have never been able to confirm why it was done was
> renumbering the Southeast Expressway to US 1 (along with it being I-93
> and SR 3).  US 1 used to snake along the river and then to the
> Jamiacaway but 10-15 years ago it was changed.
> I suspect it was Big Dig related concering funding.
> BTW in Illinois they make a big deal over US 66 which is no longer
> official and I wonder why it was decertified given the history.

Ron Bello
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