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Hawaii Route 80

Hawaii Route 80 is an approximately 2-mile State Highway located on the Island of O'ahu.  Hawaii Route 80 is a component of the Kamehameha Highway which begins at Hawaii Route 99 immediately north of Interstate H-2 Exit 8 in Wahiawa.  Hawaii Route 80 follows the Kamehameha Highway north through Wahiawa crossing the waters of Wahiawa Reservoir twice before terminating at Hawaii Route 99.  Pictured above is the 1932 Karsten Thot Bridge which carries Hawaii Route 80 over the Wahiawa Reservoir north of Wahiawa. This page is part of the Gribblenation O'ahu Highways page.  All Gribblenation and Roadwaywiz media related to the highway system of O'ahu can be found at the link below: https://www.gribblenation.org/p/gribblenation-oahu-highways-page.html Part 1; the history of Hawaii Route 80 Prior to the Statehood the first signed highways within Hawaii Territory came into existence during World War II.    During World War II the territory of Hawaii saw an influx of military activity

East Shoreham Covered Railroad Bridge - Vermont

  Also known as the Richville Covered Bridge, the East Shoreham Covered Railroad Bridge in Shoreham, Vermont is one of just eight covered railroad bridges still in existence in the United States. The 108 foot long covered bridge was built in 1897 utilizing a Howe truss design and construction, crossing the Richville Pond on the Lemon Fair River and was part the former Addison Branch of the Rutland Railroad. The bridge features a clear span of 94 feet, 6 inches with a 21 foot high truss from the top of the upper chord to the bottom of the lower chord and a width of 14 feet between the trusses. In 1870 the Addison County Railroad was chartered to build a line connecting the Rutland Railroad at Leicester Junction, Vermont, with the Delaware & Hudson Railroad at Ticonderoga, New York, a distance stretching at 15.6 miles. The line was laid out from Leicester Junction westward through the towns of Whiting, Shoreham and Orwell and then across Lake Champlain on a floating railroad bridge t

Hawaii Route 76 Fort Weaver Road

  Hawaii Route 76 is a 6-mile State Highway located on the Island of O'ahu.  Hawaii Route 76 begins at Interstate H-1/Hawaii Route 750 in Waipahu and follows Fort Weaver Road to the boundary of the Fort Weaver Naval Reservation. This page is part of the Gribblenation O'ahu Highways page.  All Gribblenation and Roadwaywiz media related to the highway system of O'ahu can be found at the link below: https://www.gribblenation.org/p/gribblenation-oahu-highways-page.html Part 1; the history of Hawaii Route 76 The corridor of Fort Weaver Road has been linked to military usage since the U.S. Army acquired land on Ewa Beach during 1905 to support coastline defense.  The Army property was transferred to the U.S. Navy during 1916 and came to be known as the Pu'uloa Military Reservation .  The coastal defense facility by 1922 took the name of Fort Weaver.  Fort Weaver saw the construction of Battery Williston which was completed by 1924.  Battery Weaver was added to Fort Weaver upo

Hawaii Route 750 Kunia Road (former Hawaii Route 75)

Hawaii Route 750 is an 8.1-mile State Highway located on the Island of O'ahu.  The entirety of Hawaii Route 750 is aligned Kunia Road from Interstate H-1/Hawaii Route 76 in Waipahu north to Hawaii Route 99 in the grounds of Wheeler Army Airfield.  Hawaii Route 750 was previously designated as Hawaii Route 75.   This page is part of the Gribblenation O'ahu Highways page.  All Gribblenation and Roadwaywiz media related to the highway system of O'ahu can be found at the link below: https://www.gribblenation.org/p/gribblenation-oahu-highways-page.html Part 1; the history of Hawaii Route 750 Kunia Road takes its name from the former Del Monte Planation Kunia Camp.  Kunia Camp began operations in 1916 and ultimately shuttered as of 2007.  More regarding the former Del Monte Planation facilities can be viewed on historichawaii.org at their Kunia Camp page .  Prior to the Statehood the first signed highways within Hawaii Territory came into existence during World War II.    During