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July 2
1900 1900 ORI's initial involvement in the international road community occurs at the First International Good Roads Congress at Port Huron, MI, launched by Michigan's Horatio S. Earle with Director Martin Dodge's enthusiastic support. Dodge arrives today and works with Road Expert E. G. Harrison, who had begun work on an object lesson road on July 1. In addition to supervising this work, Dodge presides over the convention on July 3 and 4.
1992 FHWA joins with the North Carolina Department of Transportation in a pilot partnership agreement with North Carolina A&T University, the first of five such partnerships with Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The objective is to increase the opportunities for the college and its students with FHWA and State DOTs.
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