Website Change Log (2006) - Roads to the Future

12-4-2006: Updates to article "Springfield Interchange Project". New article linked from above article:
"Springfield Interchange Project Photo - October 2006" - one aerial photo.
12-3-2006:
Updates to article "Springfield Interchange Project". New article linked from above article:
"Springfield Interchange Project Photos - November 2006" - 26 aerial photos.
12-1-2006:
Updates to article "Route 895 - Pocahontas Parkway". Added detailed information about the agreement for a private firm, Transurban LLC, to assume the rights and obligations to manage, operate, maintain and collect tolls on the Route 895 Pocahontas Parkway, for a period of 99 years.

12-1-2006:
Updates to article "Chesapeake Bay Bridge". Added two photos of the Bay Bridge, taken from Sandy Point State Park on the western shore of the Bay.
12-1-2006:
Updates to article "I-64 Widening Projects in Newport News and Hampton". Revised information about the completion of the eight-lane widening program with HOV lanes, on the 10.7 miles of I-64 from 0.5 mile west of Bland Boulevard in Newport News, to the I-664 westerly ramps with I-64 in Hampton. Added 16 aerial photos by VDOT, taken September 2006, of the reconstructed interchange of I-64 and US-258 Mercury Boulevard in Hampton, and the I-64/I-664 interchange.
12-1-2006:
Updates to article "Interstate Highway System in Virginia" - updated a few items.
10-14-2006:
Article "Springfield Interchange Project". New article linked from above article:
"Springfield Interchange Project Photos - September 2006" - 18 photos photos of a drive of the new 3-lane northbound flyover ramp from I-95 northbound to the Beltway Inner Loop (toward Tysons Corner), which was completed and opened to traffic on August 24, 2006.
9-21-2006:
Updated the August 2006 photo article by adding 27 photos of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge (WWB) Project construction, including the new Potomac River Bridge construction, the demolition of the original WWB, the Virginia U.S. Route 1 Interchange construction, and the Washington Street Urban Deck construction. They are the last group of photos in the webpage.
"Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project Photos - August 2006"
This article is linked from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge (I-495 and I-95)"
and from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge - Construction".
9-1-2006:
New article with 14 photos of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project, which were taken on August 14 and 29, 2006.
"Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project Photos - August 2006"
Updated the June 2006 photo article by adding 10 photos from June 29, 2006, of a nearly 30-vehicle convoy that ended its cross-country trek by traversing the new Woodrow Wilson Bridge from Virginia into Maryland and on to its final destination The Reagan Center in Washington, D.C. Its purpose was to mark the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Interstate Highway System. They are the last group of photos in the webpage.
"Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project Photos - June 2006"
This article is linked from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge (I-495 and I-95)"
and from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge - Construction".
8-29-2006:
Updates to article "Springfield Interchange Project", with information about the opening of the 3-lane northbound flyover ramp from I-95 northbound to the Beltway Inner Loop (toward Tysons Corner), which opened on August 24, 2006.
8-21-2006:
Updated article with 10 photos from June 29, 2006, on the new Woodrow Wilson Bridge. This shows various views of the nearly 30-vehicle convoy that ended its cross-country trek by traversing the new Woodrow Wilson Bridge from Virginia into Maryland and on to its final destination The Reagan Center in Washington, D.C. Its purpose was to mark the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Interstate Highway System.
"Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project Photos - Current"
This article is linked from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge (I-495 and I-95)"
and from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge - Construction"
8-18-2006:
Posted article with 13 photos from August 14, 2006. This shows various views of newly opened new Woodrow Wilson Bridge and approaches, and the original bridge which is being demolished, viewed from Virginia.
"Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project Photos - Current"
This article is linked from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge (I-495 and I-95)"
and from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge - Construction"
8-4-2006:
New article with 18 photos of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project, which were taken on July 23, 2006. This is a drive westbound over the new Woodrow Wilson Bridge and approaches, from Maryland to Virginia.
"Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project Photos - July 2006"
This article is linked from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge (I-495 and I-95)"
and from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge - Construction".
8-1-2006:
Updated the May 2006 photo article by adding 20 aerial photos of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge (WWB) Project construction, including the new Potomac River Bridge construction, the Virginia U.S. Route 1 Interchange construction, the Washington Street Urban Deck construction, and the Maryland Interstate 295 Interchange construction. They are the last group of photos in the webpage.
"Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project Photos - May 2006"
This article is linked from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge (I-495 and I-95)"
and from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge - Construction".
7-1-2006:
New article with 43 photos of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project, which were taken on June 18, 2006. This is a drive eastbound over the new Woodrow Wilson Bridge and approaches, from Virginia to Maryland; and a drive westbound over the original Woodrow Wilson Bridge and approaches, from Maryland to Virginia.
"Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project Photos - June 2006"
New article with 7 photos of the underside of the original Woodrow Wilson Bridge; the photos were taken on October 23, 2005.
"Woodrow Wilson Bridge - Photos of Original Bridge"
New article with 6 photos from the roadway of the original Woodrow Wilson Bridge; the photos were taken on February 19, 2006.  This is a drive eastbound (toward Maryland) over the Woodrow Wilson Bridge.
"Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project Photos - February 2006"
This article is linked from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge (I-495 and I-95)"
and from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge - Construction".
6-20-2006:
Updated article with 21 photos from June 18, 2006. This is a drive eastbound over the newly opened new Woodrow Wilson Bridge and approaches, from Virginia to Maryland.
"Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project Photos - Current".
This article is linked from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge (I-495 and I-95)"
and from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge - Construction".
6-11-2006:
Updates to article "Woodrow Wilson Bridge (I-495 and I-95)", with information about the June 11th opening of the 3-lane eastbound (Outer Loop) side of the new Potomac River Bridge. Four more aerial photos of the bridge construction posted in the article section "Woodrow Wilson Bridge Construction Photos". New article section "Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project Segment Openings", with information about the opening of the first new 6-lane Potomac River Bridge.
6-8-2006:
Updated May 2006 photo article with 21 more photos of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge (WWB) Project construction. Article has 51 photos of the WWB Project; the photos were taken on May 18, 2006, at the dedication ceremony for the first new Woodrow Wilson Bridge, and on May 27, 2006, a drive eastbound over the Woodrow Wilson Bridge and approaches, from Virginia to Maryland, and on May 29, 2006, a drive westbound over the Woodrow Wilson Bridge and approaches, from Maryland to Virginia. This article was released on June 1, 2006, with the 30 photos from May 18, 2006. The 21 photos from May 27 and May 29, 2006, were added in this update. In the webpage they are listed after the 30 photos from May 18, 2006.
"Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project Photos - May 2006"
This article is linked from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge (I-495 and I-95)"
and from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge - Construction".
6-4-2006:
Updated April 2006 photo article with 22 more photos of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge (WWB) Project construction, including the new Potomac River Bridge construction, the Virginia U.S. Route 1 Interchange construction, the Washington Street Urban Deck construction, the Virginia Telegraph Road Interchange construction, and the Maryland Interstate 295 Interchange construction. This article was released on May 2, 2006, with the 17 photos, numbered 10 to 26 inclusive. The 16 photos, numbered 00 to 09 inclusive, and 27 to 32 inclusive, were added on May 20, 2006. The 22 photos, numbered 33 to 54, were added on June 1, 2006.  Large zoom-in excerpt versions of numbers 28, 30, 41 and 42 were added on June 4, 2006; see the highlighted word "LARGE" to find these photos quickly. These very large photos highlight the Potomac River Bridge construction.
"Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project Photos - April 2006"
This article is linked from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge (I-495 and I-95)"
and from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge - Construction".
6-1-2006:
New article with 30 photos of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge (WWB) Project construction; the photos were taken on May 18, 2006, at the dedication ceremony for the first new Woodrow Wilson Bridge.
"Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project Photos - May 2006"
This article is linked from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge (I-495 and I-95)"
and from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge - Construction".
6-1-2006:
Updated April 2006 photo article with 22 more photos of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge (WWB) Project construction, including the new Potomac River Bridge construction, the Virginia U.S. Route 1 Interchange construction, the Washington Street Urban Deck construction, the Virginia Telegraph Road Interchange construction, and the Maryland Interstate 295 Interchange construction. This article was released on May 2, 2006, with the 17 photos, numbered 10 to 26 inclusive. The 16 photos, numbered 00 to 09 inclusive, and 27 to 32 inclusive, were added on May 20, 2006. The 22 photos, numbered 33 to 54, were added in this update.
"Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project Photos - April 2006"
This article is linked from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge (I-495 and I-95)"
and from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge - Construction".
6-1-2006:
Updates to article "Route 895 - Pocahontas Parkway". Added detailed information about the pavement design, and made various other small updates.
5-20-2006:
Updated April 2006 photo article with 17 more photos of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge (WWB) Project construction, including the new Potomac River Bridge construction, the Virginia U.S. Route 1 Interchange construction, and the Washington Street Urban Deck construction. This article was released on May 2, 2006, with 17 photos, numbers 10 to 26. The 16 photos numbered between 00 and 09 inclusive, and 27 and 32 inclusive, were added in this update.
"Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project Photos - April 2006"
This article is linked from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge (I-495 and I-95)"
and from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge - Construction".
5-19-2006:
Updated article with 16 photos from the May 18, 2006 Woodrow Wilson Bridge dedication ceremony. This includes photos of the new bridge taken from the roadway, a photo of the ceremony with the raised drawspan in the background, and photos of President Woodrow Wilson's 1923 Rolls-Royce.
"Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project Photos - Current".
This article is linked from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge (I-495 and I-95)"
and from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge - Construction".
5-14-2006:
Updates to article "US-17 Relocation in City of Chesapeake", with information about the estimated and final cost of the construction contract, and information about the closure of the original section of US-17 that was bypassed and closed to motor vehicular traffic along nearly all of its length and designated as a multi-use trail for bicycles and pedestrians.
5-2-2006:
New article with 17 aerial photos of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge (WWB) Project construction, including the new Potomac River Bridge construction, the Virginia U.S. Route 1 Interchange construction, the Washington Street Urban Deck construction, and the Interstate 295 Interchange construction.
"Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project Photos - April 2006"
This article is linked from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge (I-495 and I-95)"
and from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge - Construction".
5-1-2006:
Updates to article "Springfield Interchange Project". New article linked from above article:
"Springfield Interchange Project Photos - April 2006" - 13 aerial photos.

5-1-2006:
Updates to article "Parallel Midtown Tunnel / Pinners Point Interchange / Martin Luther King Freeway Extension".
New article "Pinners Point Interchange Construction Photos - April 2005", linked from above article, with 13 photos of the Pinners Point Interchange Project.
4-4-2006:
Updates to article "Widening of Interstate 81 in Virginia", with information about the scheduled April 2006 public hearings.

4-2-2006:
Updates to article "Chesapeake Bay Bridge Walk", with news about the scheduled 2006 Bay Bridge Walk. This article is linked from the article Chesapeake Bay Bridge.
4-1-2006:
New article "I-64 / I-295 Interchange Modification Project", with information about the project to upgrade the interchange between I-64 and I-295 in Henrico County, Virginia, near Short Pump.
3-23-2006:
Updated January 2006 photo article with 17 more photos of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge (WWB) Project construction, including the new Potomac River Bridge construction, the Virginia U.S. Route 1 Interchange construction, the Washington Street Urban Deck construction, and the Maryland Interstate 295 Interchange construction. This article was released on March 1, 2006, with the 37 photos that were taken on January 9, 2006; and with 21 of the photos that were taken on January 28, 2006, 1 thru 15, 16(A), 17(B), 33(C), 34(D), 36(E), and 38(F). The 17 January 28th photos between 18 and 32 inclusive, and 35 and 37, were added in this update.
"Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project Photos - January 2006"
This article is linked from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge (I-495 and I-95)"
and from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge - Construction".
3-19-2006: New article "I-70, I-170, I-95, I-395 Interchanges" - These maps show plan views of the unbuilt interchanges of I-95/I-70 and I-70/I-170, in West Baltimore, and the interchange of I-95/I-395. These are high-capacity semi-directional freeway-to-freeway interchanges. This article is linked from "Baltimore City Interstates".
3-1-2006:
New article with 58 aerial photos of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge (WWB) Project construction, including the new Potomac River Bridge construction, the Virginia U.S. Route 1 Interchange construction, the Washington Street Urban Deck construction, and the Interstate 295 Interchange construction.
"Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project Photos - January 2006"
This article is linked from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge (I-495 and I-95)"
and from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge - Construction".
2-13-2006:
Updated article with 6 more photos of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge (WWB) Project construction, including the new Potomac River Bridge construction. These photos taken on January 28, 2006, by VDOT, show various aerial views of the new bridge and bascule span under construction. See the lower part of the above webpage.
"Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project Photos - Current".
This article is linked from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge (I-495 and I-95)"
and from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge - Construction".
2-12-2006:
New article with 12 photos of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge (WWB) Project construction, including the new Potomac River Bridge construction. These photos taken on January 9, 2006, by VDOT, show ground level views of the new bridge and bascule span under construction.
"Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project Photos - Current".
This article is linked from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge (I-495 and I-95)"
and from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge - Construction".
2-11-2006:
Updated December 2005 photo article with 33 aerial photos of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge (WWB) Project construction, including the new Potomac River Bridge construction, the Virginia U.S. Route 1 Interchange construction, the Washington Street Urban Deck construction, and the Maryland Interstate 295 Interchange construction.  This article was released on January 1, 2006, with 9 aerial photos of  WWB Project construction, and 19 photos were added to this article in a January 17th update, and the 5 photos between 26 and 30 inclusive were added in this update.
"Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project Photos - December 2005".
This article is linked from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge (I-495 and I-95)"
and from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge - Construction".
2-5-2006:
Updates to article "Springfield Interchange Project". New article linked from above article:
"Springfield Interchange Project Photos - January 2006" - 20 aerial photos.

2-1-2006:
New article "Chesapeake Bay Bridge Photos - November 2005", with 40 photos of an eastbound trip across the reversed inner lane of the westbound Bay Bridge. This article is linked from "Chesapeake Bay Bridge Photos", which is linked from "Chesapeake Bay Bridge".
2-1-2006:
Updates to article "John F. Kennedy Memorial Highway (I-95)", with a photo rendering of the proposed rebuilt I-95/I-695 interchange.
1-21-2006:
Updates to article "Springfield Interchange Project", with information about the current construction status of the project and about the January 19th opening of the new 2-lane roadway to carry I-95 northbound traffic from Shirley Highway to the Beltway Outer Loop (toward Wilson Bridge).
1-17-2006:
Updated December 2005 photo article with 28 aerial photos of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge (WWB) Project construction, including the new Potomac River Bridge construction, the Virginia U.S. Route 1 Interchange construction, the Washington Street Urban Deck construction, and the Maryland Interstate 295 Interchange construction.  This article was released on January 1, 2006, with 9 aerial photos of  WWB Project construction, and 19 photos were added to this article in this update. Updated Construction article with VDOT Dashboard data for its WWB projects.
"Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project Photos - December 2005".
This article is linked from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge (I-495 and I-95)"
and from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge - Construction".
1-8-2006:
Updates to article "Fort McHenry Tunnel" - made various updates, fixed some links, and added sections "Fort McHenry Tunnel Project Funding", "Fort McHenry Tunnel - Vital Facts", "Fort McHenry Tunnel Project Design", and "Fort McHenry Tunnel - Construction Facts".
1-8-2006:
Updates to article "Francis Scott Key Bridge (Outer Harbor Crossing)", added information about the contractors and consultants for the Key Bridge project, and added sections "Francis Scott Key Bridge - Vital Facts" and "Outer Harbor Crossing - Vital Facts", and the planned MdTA project I-695 Quarantine Road Interchange/Truck Security/Weigh Inspection Facility.
1-1-2006:
New article with 9 aerial photos of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge (WWB) Project construction, including the new Potomac River Bridge construction, the Virginia U.S. Route 1 Interchange construction, the Washington Street Urban Deck construction, and the Interstate 295 Interchange construction.
"Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project Photos - December 2005" - 9 aerial photos.
This article is linked from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge (I-495 and I-95)"
and from "Woodrow Wilson Bridge - Construction".
1-1-2006:
Updates to article "Springfield Interchange Project". New article linked from above article:
"Springfield Interchange Project Photos - December 2005" - 26 aerial photos.
1-1-2006:
New article "US-17 Relocation in City of Chesapeake", with information about the 11.6-mile-long 4-lane divided highway project that opened to traffic in November 2005.
1-1-2006: New article "US-29 Lynchburg / Madison Heights Bypass", with information about the recently completed 12-mile-long US-29 eastern bypass of Lynchburg, Madison Heights and Monroe.

Website Change Log (2005) - Roads to the Future

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By Scott M. Kozel, Roads to the Future