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Aerial photo of Valley View Drive and Mosquito Creek, looking southwest. Interstate 80 is pictured across the upper left, at Franklin Avenue.

These steel pilings - resembling the bony structure of a huge fish stuck in a sand dune - will provide support for a bridge on Interstate 29-80. Work shown here is one of the many phases in the highway project. This span west of Highway 192 on…

Interstate 80 . . . winds from the bluffs overlooking Loveland to an interchange with Interstate 29. Bridge in foreground is the new Interstate 29 overpass and east section of that bridge will be open next week. Bridge in center takes Illinois…

Workmen for Dugdale Construction Co. lay steel in preparation for paving of the half-mile link that will complete the Interstate Highway necklace around Council Bluffs. Paving at the Union Pacific Railroad underpass will probably start Thursday.…

Jim Presnell, resident construction engineer for the Iowa Highway Commission, said Friday work on paving Interstate Highways 29 and 80 between Highway 192 and the Missouri River is "progressing very satisfactorily". Paving on the ramp at Highway 192…

By Christmas, Concrete Pavement . . . will have inched its way along Interstate 80 (2) from Highway 375 (1) onto the approaches (3) to twin spans across the Rock Island Railroad piggy-back yards. The overpasses will link I-80 to I-29.

Inside Looking Out . . . is attendant Bob Millett, who checks tourist information on folding display board at the Loveland rest stop on Interstate 80. From this workshop he can view the parking area, still coated in winter white, through the window.

Three employees of the Iowa Highway Commission wait at the intersection of Interstate 80 and Highway 375 for other crews to finish scraping ice from the interstate segment, which is scheduled to be opened Friday noon between the intersection and old…

On The Way To Bellevue, Neb. . . . motorists traveling west on Highway 370 south of Council Bluffs will pass over this soon-to-be-completed bridge. Interstate 29, that will eventually link Kansas City and points south with Council Bluffs, will run…

Growing Interchange . . . of Interstate 480 has changed the topography of Council Bluffs near the Missouri River. The earthen hills in the center will support lanes of traffic above ground level; to their left are piers for four overpasses. Other…

Workmen Remove Barricades . . . to open the Broadway bypass, thereby saving motorists 10 minutes on trips to and from Omaha. This photo was taken at Thirty-sixth Street and Broadway and looks west.

This massive aerial photo, with the Council Bluffs Interstate super-imposed, will be on display at Carrier Hall in The Nonpareil Bldg. until 9 p.m. Tuesday and for several evenings thereafter. Miss Margaret Adams of Neola, an employee at the United…

From North Sixteenth Street . . . the twin lanes of Interstate 29 jog alongside the Missouri River to approximately Thirty-seventh Street and Avenue G, where they curve south. You are looking southwest. Converging lanes in the foreground form the…

Airport Exchange . . . will link two Interstate highways. This view, pointing northeast, shows Interstate 29 running across the bottom of the photo. Interstate 80 heads up Mosquito Creek Valley. The center of the interchange is about 1,000 feet north…

Manmade Peninsula . . . extends into the Missouri River to allow workmen to work on piers for the new Interstate Highway Bridge between Council Bluffs and Omaha. The pier at the end of the sand jetty is the only one in the river. Four are in various…

Shaking On Agreement . . . to cooperate in Interstate Bridge construction are L.M. Clauson and John Hossack. Nebraska Gov. Frank Morrison, second from left, and Iowa Gov. Harold Hughes look on.

Temporary End Of The Line . . . for the North Sixteenth Street paving is the Illinois Central Railroad track (alongside poles). Dotted lines show the approximate route the road will take north to link up with an Interstate Highway interchange, which…

From The Opposite End . . . of town the business section looks like this. The east-west Interstate Highway, when it comes, will cut across the present Highway 75 a short distance beyond the point where the truck is seen entering town.
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