40 years later, road gets proper name

40 years later, road gets proper name

There are 8 comments on the Lowell Sun story from Nov 29, 2010, titled 40 years later, road gets proper name. In it, Lowell Sun reports that:

Ask anyone where the American Legion Connector Highway is. The what? For more than 40 years, drivers have known it as the Lowell Connector.

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A Very Proud American

Babson Park, MA

#1 Nov 29, 2010
Typical of Lowell & the state - everything is Half-A....! No surprise here.
Lowellguy

Lowell, MA

#2 Nov 29, 2010
Known as the most dangerous highway in the State.It is a fact!
Hash browns

Lowell, MA

#3 Nov 29, 2010
Nice Gesture Mr. Rawnsley but it will always be known as the connector.
Floyd_Turbow

Nashua, NH

#4 Nov 29, 2010
They should rename it to The Great American Speedtrap.
Don

Westford, MA

#5 Nov 29, 2010
the connector, the only thing it does is connect drivers money to the state and city, all in the name of public safety. Watch the details when it's near quitting time, talk about speed but they know that they won't get a ticket so it's on the cell phone and the gas pedal
Mr Mackey

Lowell, MA

#6 Nov 29, 2010
"Unfortunately things like this can get caught up in bureaucracy," Panagiotakos said Wednesday. "But we persevered and got it done."

Ah Mass politics, hey it took 47 years, but we persevered and got 2 signs put up.
Congrats, no wonder we're as screwed up in this state as we are......
By the way, if the connector was renamed as part of the stimulus "shovel ready" projects how quickly would those signs have been put up?
actual history

Wilmington, MA

#7 Nov 29, 2010
The original name for the road is "Interstate 495 Business Spur". There is a sign on Plain St.
protect and serve__ Ha

Santa Clara, CA

#8 Nov 29, 2010
word.

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