Route 55 Freeway
Also known as the Veterans Memorial Highway, the Route 55 Freeway runs 40.54 miles from an intersection in Port Elizabeth north to an interchange in Gloucester County. It is a main road through Cumberland and Gloucester counties, and is used as a commuter route north to Philadelphia, Delaware Valley and the Jersey Shore.
A view of where the Route 55 Freeway begins in New Jersey.
John M. Rouse contracted equipment carrying a steel girder on newly dug site work.
Support structures, made of concrete pillars and steel girders on top, are beginning to be built.
A shot of construction workers building the freeway using heavy duty equipment.
NJ Governor (1982-1990), Thomas Kean, opening the Route 55 Freeway.