Tag: America’s First Urban Freeway

The Story Of The Davison, America’s First Urban Freeway – Ardelia Lee @DailyDetroit

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Interesting article on Americas first Urban Freeway, the Davison in Detroit.

Construction of the five and a half mile freeway began in 1941 and was completed by November 1942. The freeway became the first one of its kind – an urban freeway meant to connect one part of a metro area with another with as little interruption as possible

Read Ardelia Lee’s article here