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By: Dionisio Marquez, Relocation Chairperson and Cheryl DeMucci, Transportation Chairperson In 1956,¬†President Dwight Eisenhower¬†signed into law the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956, which became the biggest public works project in the nation’s history. This act allowed for the construction of 41,000 miles of interstate highway by the early 1970s, with very little citizen participation and […]