These sites focus on Missouri’s stretch of Interstate 70 and the poor road condition and traffic congestion problems. There are sites about the history of the interstate 70 and interstate, and how it was built. There are statistics on traffic fatalities, accidents, and maps of highways in each state. Includes games on highway safety. Many of these sites cover the debate surrounding Missouri’s I-70 problems and are meant to serve as background information for teachers.
This site provides information on the past and current studies of I-70 between Independence and St. Louis. These studies explored condition of I-70 and implemented strategies to improve the transportation of I-70. Click on "Looking for local information?" to find information about each section of I-70 in term of traffic demands and communities in the area.
Read this article about problems with funding transportation in Missouri. Scroll to the middle of the story from statistics about Missouri. This article also talks about the need to improve Interstate 70.
Read this report that documents 40 years of our interstate highway system. Learn about the impact on the economy, safety, quality of life and national defense. This site provides solid background information.