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Ingram, Tammy, Dixie Highway: Road Building and the Making of the Modern South, 1900-1930, The University of North Carolina Press, 2014. (Discusses the history of the Dixie Highway and its impact on the South and the national road network.)

Kelly, Susan Croce, Father of Route 66: The Story of Cy Avery, University of Oklahoma Press, 2014. (Kelly, coauthor with Quinta Scott of the excellent, Route 66: The Highway and Its People, tells the story of Oklahoma highway official Cyrus Avery, who literally helped put Route 66 on the map of U.S. highway system in 1926 and found the perfect number for it.)

Updated: 12/15/2014
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