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 Alabama @ SouthEastRoads.com - U.S. Highway 31
The partition of Alabama 59 and U.S. 31 southbound at Stapleton.
U.S. 31 cosigned with U.S. 43 to a joint terminus with U.S. 45 at the intersection of Broad and Government Streets near downtown Mobile.
Alabama 181 is a short state route that links U.S. 31 with Interstate 10 and U.S. 90 at Malbis.
southeastroads.com /us-031_al.html   (2130 words)

 Encyclopedia: U.S. Highway 31
U.S. Highway 431 is a spur of U.S. Highway 31.
U.S. Highway 331 is a spur of U.S. Highway 31.
U.S. Highway 231 is a spur of U.S. Highway 31.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/U.S.-Highway-31   (3142 words)

 U.S. Highway 27 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As of 2004, the highway's northern terminus is in Fort Wayne, Indiana at an intersection with Interstate 69.
Until 2002, the highway's northern terminus was six miles (10 km) south of Grayling, Michigan at an intersection with Interstate 75.
U.S. Highway number 27 appeared in 1927, as this designation replaced what had been the Western route of the Dixie Highway.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/U.S._Highway_27   (385 words)

 Virginia Peninsula - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Virginia Peninsula is a peninsula in southeast Virginia, bounded by the York River, James River, Hampton Roads, and Chesapeake Bay.
Generally surrounded by water, the Virginia Peninsula The region is linked to other areas across the surrounding water barriers of the James and York Rivers, and the harbor of Hampton Roads by 2 bridge - tunnels, 2 large drawbridges, and a state-operated ferry system.
Virginia's first capital was in Williamsburg; much of the historic district of that city has been restored.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Virginia_Peninsula   (385 words)

 U.S. Highway 377
When US 377 was commissioned in 1930, U.S. Highway 77 connected Dallas, Texas with the north and south, but nearby Fort Worth lacked a direct northern connection.
US 377 connected U.S. Highway 77 in Denton, Texas with U.S. Highway 81 in Fort Worth, Texas, creating a parallel route between Denton and Hillsboro, Texas, where US 81 met US 77.
As of 2004, the highway's northern terminus is in Stroud, Oklahoma at an indeterminate point somewhere between old Route 66 and modern Interstate 44.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/u/u_/u_s__highway_377.html   (248 words)

It currently runs for 392 miles (631 km) from Blitchton, Georgia at U.S. Highway 80 to Birmingham, Alabama at U.S. Highway 31.
U.S. Highway 280 is a spur of U.S. Highway 80.
www.tuxedo-shop.com /search.php?title=U.S._Highway_280   (71 words)

 End of U.S. Highway 31
US 31 was one of the original 1926 routes.
US 31 has a split in its route; you can view photos from the north and south ends of this split on this page.
It wasn't until 1940 that the US 31 designation was truncated to the ferry docks in Mackinaw, where it ended along with US 23 and US 27.
www.geocities.com /usend3039/End031/end031.htm   (686 words)

 New Jersey State Highway 31 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
New Jersey State Highway 31 is a state highway in New Jersey, United States.
Most of NJ 31 is a two-lane country road, except for six miles in Hunterdon County, New Jersey where it is multiplexed with United States Highway 202.
It was redesignated NJ 31 in 1967 because college students were stealing the NJ 69 signs.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/New_Jersey_State_Highway_31   (686 words)

 No. 00-31: Chevy Chase Land Co. v. United States - Opposition
United States, 300 U.S. 276, 287 (1937).1 "[B]ecause of the importance of uninterrupted rail transportation service in the nation's economy, Congress has expressed a clear intent, even to the point of criminal sanctions, that abandonments without prior ICC approval are not tolerated.
The order otherwise apparently denied the petition for rehearing, because, although it stated that the "petition for rehearing en banc is still pending," it did not state that the petition, insofar is it was treated as a petition for rehearing addressed to the panel, remained pending.
16) criticizes the state court for invoking the rule that the parties to the 1911 deed were legally presumed to have contemplated new transportation uses, the rule petitioner criticizes derives from Maryland cases that predate the 1911 deed.
www.usdoj.gov /osg/briefs/2000/0responses/2000-0031.resp.html   (686 words)

 U.S. Highway 31 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
All of US 31 between Ludington, Michigan and Indianapolis, Indiana is divided highway; some of it is freeway, including a bypass of South Bend, Indiana; the segment between South Bend and Indianapolis is scheduled for upgrade or replacement with Interstate-standard freeway.
US 31 is the parent route of U.S. Highway 131, almost entirely in Michigan; U.S. Highway 231, which comes within a few miles of connecting Lake Michigan and the Gulf of Mexico; and U.S. Highway 331, connecting Montgomery, Alabama with Santa Rosa Beach, Florida.
US Highway 31 is a long north-south highway connecting northern Michigan to southern Alabama, with termini at Interstate 75 near Mackinaw City, Michigan, and U.S. Highway 90 and U.S. Highway 98 at Spanish Fort, Alabama.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_Highway_31   (686 words)

 LearnThis.Info Encyclopedia articles beginning with 'U_'
U.S. Senate Committee on the District of Columbia
U.S. District Court for the District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
encyclopedia.learnthis.info /u/u_/index.html   (224 words)

 U.S 31 Coalition, Inc.
The U.S. 31 Coalition has reached out to business, civic and political leaders in recent months to solicit their opinions and encourage their support of the Coalition's goal of improving the highway to interstate quality from Hamilton County to St. Joseph County.
The good news is that INDOT currently has underway a long-range planning study of routes throughout the state, including U.S. In that long-range plan study, routes such as U.S. 31 will be evaluated as to their current and future performance, ultimately setting the stage for the State's blueprint for the future plan for the road.
The U.S. 31 Coalition has been and will continue to work with State officials to ensure that our corridor is highlighted in INDOT's plan that is nearing completion as a vitally important route which must be built to interstate-quality.
www.us31coalition.com /news300.html   (1113 words)

 Articles - U.S. Highway system
On maps and the road, a US highway is indicated by a number on a white sign in a shape of a shield with six points, five above, one below.
These new highways were to supplement the existing United States highway system, not to replace the US highway system, although in some areas an interstate did replace an older US highway.
Bannered highways, additional loop and spur routes, are defined as alternate route (A routes), bypass routes, and Business Routes (B routes).
www.centralairconditioners.net /articles/United_States_highway   (905 words)

 Engrossed Version, Senate Bill 0031
U.S. Highway 31 between Interstate Highway 465 and the city limits of South Bend, to be removed at the 5 intersections with the lowest traffic counts.
Highway 465 in Hamilton County to the point where U.S. Highway 31 enters the city limits of a city having a population of more than ninety thousand (90,000) but less than one hundred ten thousand (110,000).
If there is a compelling need to facilitate the crossing of U.S. Highway 31, the department shall construct an overpass or underpass at the particular intersection instead of installing a stoplight or stop sign.
www.state.in.us /legislative/bills/2001/ES/ES0031.2.html   (2223 words)

 U.S. Highway 31
Southern terminus of US 31 at US 90 in Spanish Fort, AL.
The overpasses of US 90 over US 98 were being replaced at the time of this photograph.
This picture shows the end of the merge, plus a US 31 ENDS sign.
www.ajfroggie.com /roadpics/us-ends/us031.htm   (94 words)

 Highway Safety Desk Book - Saturday, 16-Jul-2005 01:00:11 PDT
The IACP Highway Safety Advisory Committee is concerned that, in adopting these new policing strategies, communities do not overlook the number one public safety problem today, in terms of deaths and serious injuries and its impact on the quality of life: traffic crashes.
Even in states with a cold climate, devices are available that will recirculate the heat from the heater core of the vehicle and keep the interior of the vehicle warm for a period of time even with the engine shut off.
NCSL (The National Conference of State Legislators) This group is composed of speakers of states houses of representatives, presidents of state senates, majority and minority leaders and whips, and influential committee chairmen and members of the various state legislatures.
www.arizona-dui-dui.com /desk-book.htm   (94 words)

 Virginia State Police History
Hundreds of troopers were assigned to historic Jamestown and Williamsburg to promote highway safety and provide various services to the public, state and national officials and royalty of distant nations as Jamestown celebrated the 350th anniversary of the first permanent English settlement in America.
The Virginia State Police was conceived with the passing of The Automobile Acts which stated that the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles and his assistants are vested with the powers of sheriff for the purpose of enforcing the provisions of this law.
State Police investigators received training in the use of the "Identi-Kit." Instead of relying on written descriptions or seeking a talented artist who could recreate an offender’s facial likeness, a portrait could be obtained with features pre-drawn on acetate which were laid over each other in order to create a persons’ likeness.
www.vsp.state.va.us /history.htm   (94 words)

At that time, West Virginia is expected to receive approximately $171 million annually in federal ISTEA highway construction funds.
West Virginia's state government is the second largest government employer with 39,408 employees, followed by the 230 municipal governments with 11,308 employees, the 55 county governments with 6,880 employees, and the 287 various special districts with 1,659 employees (U.S. Department of Commerce 1991 a).
West Virginia is bordered by states with comprehensive legislation to the north (Ohio and Pennsylvania), by states with partial legislation to the west and east (Kentucky and Maryland), and by a state without any collective bargaining legislation to the south (Virginia).
www.polsci.wvu.edu /ipa/par/report_9_4.html   (94 words)

 Update December 31, '04
Preliminary highway construction allocations by locality for 2006-2011
The State Board of Education has proposed regulations that establishes the maximum loan amount available from the literary fund for school construction, the rate of interest, duration of loans, and requirements for the payment of the loan when the title to the property is transferred.
When combined with the recently increased state sales tax of 4 percent and the 1 percent local option sales tax, the median combined tax rate on restaurant food in Virginia is now 9 percent and runs as high as 11.5 percent in six cities, according to the study.
www.vml.org /UP/UPDec3104.html   (94 words)

 United States v. Medearis, 2002 DSD 31
United States, 468 US 796, 814-16 (1984) (evidence seized under a valid search warrant, based on evidence obtained before the illegal entry into the defendant's home was admissible because the same was derived from an independent source); see also Reinholz, 245 F3d at 729; Hamilton, 809 F2d at 465-67.
United States, 487 US 533, 537 (1988), the Court reaffirmed that the "independent source" doctrine applied "to evidence initially discovered during, or as a consequence of, an unlawful search, but later obtained independently from activities tainted by the initial illegality." See Segura v.
United States, 251 US 385 (1920), observed that the "exclusionary rule has no application" when the "Government learned of the evidence 'from an independent source.'" 371 US at 487.
www.sdbar.org /opinions/dsd/2002/2002dsd031.htm   (94 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: The United States of America
In examining the constitutionality of a state law one is to assume that the state legislature has power to pass all acts whatever, unless they are prohibited by the Constitution of the United States or by the constitution of the state.
It also provides that the citizens of each state shall be entitled to all privileges and immunities of citizens in the several states; for the return of fugitives from justice and for the admission of new states.
That river separates the United States from the Republic of Mexico until at the city of El Paso it turns northward; from that point to the Colorado River an arbitrary line marks the boundary of the two republics.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/15156a.htm   (94 words)

 GLB Ent., Inc. v. United States, 1999 DSD 31
A public highway includes any road (whether a federal or state highway, city street, or otherwise) which is not a private roadway.
That there is a special design and, by reason of their special design, their use for transportation on public highways is substantially limited or substantially impaired.
Were specially designed for the primary function of transporting, in connection with a farming operation, a particular type of load other than over a public highway; and
www.sdbar.org /opinions/DSD/1999/1999dsd031.htm   (94 words)

 U.S. Highway 131 - Art History Online Reference and Guide
As of 2004, the highway's northern terminus is in Petoskey, Michigan as an intersection with U.S. Highway 31.
However, Indiana State Highway 13 continues on five miles to U.S. Highway 20 in Middlebury, which it reached until the mid-1960s.
The highway is an important link between Grand Rapids and the tourist areas of northwest Michigan.
www.arthistoryclub.com /art_history/U.S._Highway_131   (94 words)

 Jefferson Davis Memorial Highway
The Jefferson Davis Memorial Highway was conceived in 1913 by the United Daughters of the Confederacy (U.D.C.).
The Jefferson Davis Highway directors are doing constructive work in every state, and patriotically the women of the United States feel that nothing could tend to the greater unity and understanding of the people than that two transcontinental highways should be named for the two great leaders of the critical period of American history.
Maps of the Jefferson Davis Highway available were not consistent, but it appears that among the numbered routes selected by the Joint Board a very substantial part of the route so called has been included.
www.fhwa.dot.gov /infrastructure/jdavis.htm   (94 words)

 Maps of the United States - Online Brochure
State capitals and major cities, roads and railroads, rivers and lakes, and national parks and monuments.
Historical maps of the United States can be found in collections of the Library of Congress and of the National Archives.
It was produced in 1784 and was the first map of the United States produced by an American cartographer.
erg.usgs.gov /isb/pubs/booklets/mapsofus/mapsofus.html   (94 words)

 Ewing Township, New Jersey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
New Jersey State Highway 31 (Pennington Road) extends north-south towards the eastern side of the township.
New Jersey State Highway 29 (Daniel Bray Highway and River Road) extends north-south along the western edge of the township, along the Delaware River.
United States Highway 206 (Princeton Avenue) skirts the southeastern section of the township.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ewing_Township   (1167 words)

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