Recently, I took US 202 through Doylestown in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. In 2017, you can continue driving on US 202 southbound along the US 202 Parkway. However, the first time I visited the area in October 2004, that was not the case. Someone choosing to continue south on US 202 would need to exit and drive on PA 611 briefly. There was a stub end at end of this interchange, as US 202 was planned to continue as an expressway beyond that point.
Standing tall across from downtown Baton Rouge, the Horace Wilkinson Bridge carries Interstate 10 across the lower Mississippi River between West Baton Rouge and East Baton Rouge Parishes. Unusually, the bridge is actually named for three separate people; three generations of Horace Wilkinsons who served in the Louisiana State Legislature over a combined period of 54 years. Constructed in the 1960s and opened to traffic in 1968, this is one of the largest steel bridges on the lower Mississippi. It’s also the tallest bridge across the Mississippi, with its roadway reaching 175 ft at the center span. Baton Rouge is the northernmost city on the river where deep-water, ocean-going vessels can operate. As a result, this bridge is the northernmost bridge on the river of truly gigantic proportions. Altogether, the bridge is nearly 2 ½ miles long and its massive truss superstructure is 4,550 ft long with a center main truss span of 1,235 ft. The Horace Wilkinson Bridge is one of the largest