Paul Hopfgarten paul@derrynh.net
Tue Nov 24 17:23:14 EST 2009

Rte 1 was put on the X-Way because too many trucks were getting stuck on 
Storrow Drive and were using US 1 as their 'guidepost'

-Paul Hopfgarten
-Derry NH/Freeport ME

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kevin Vahey" <kvahey@comcast.net>
To: "A. Joseph Ross" <joe@attorneyross.com>
Cc: "boston Radio Group" <boston-radio-interest@lists.BostonRadio.org>
Sent: Tuesday, November 24, 2009 12:21 PM
Subject: Re: WTAG-TV? I-86

> 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.

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