Bennington Banner Newspaper Archives Feb 21 1966, Page 25

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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - February 21, 1966, Bennington, Vermont Wrecking Washington a birthday Celebration of Ever anything called for a Celebration its the new �?T66 line of rocket action Oldsmobile so celebrate we will on Washington a birthday a and we want you to be there. The new one of a kind Tornado will highlight the event with plenty of Able support from More luxurious than Ever new ninety eights glamorous new 88s, saving new f�85s. Luxury models. Sports models. Economy models. You la see the full spectrum of Oldsmobile selection for �?T66. And right now you pick a better time to take your pick so bring along the family and lets All get acquainted. Guest drive the new Olds Tornado during our Washington s birthday Celebration Tornado inspired Delta 88 Holiday Coupe Thurber a garage inc. Bennington Vermont used car and parts late wrecks bought and sold Leblanc a Auto wrecking phone 442-2308 Bennington Flats Bennington it. New Chevrolet for 1966-1966 Chevrolet Caprice custom Coupe and Chevelle super sport 396 Coupe two of Chevrolet a newest additions for 1966 Are the luxurious Caprice custom Coupe below and the stylish Chevelle super sport 396 Coupe. The Caprice Coupe is destined to be the style Leader among regular size cars and the Chevelle super sport is distinguished by a new roof line with recessed rear window. Freeway network nears completion More than half of the 41,000-mile National system of interstate and defense highways will be open to traffic by the end of 1965. A recent report issued by the . Bureau of Public roads indicated that As of sept. 30, 19,986 Miles of the vast network were completed and work was in Progress on an additional 17,700 Miles. In the past three years an average of six Miles of interstate routes have been completed and opened to traffic each Day according to an estimate made by the automobile manufacturers association. The system scheduled to be entirely open by 1972, is being built under an act passed by Congress in 1956 which authorized a Long term expansion of the Federal Aid Highway program. Originally the 1956 act required that interstate projects be designed to serve the traffic needs of 1975. Recent congressional action however amended this provision and interstate projects must now be designed to accommodate traffic anticipated 20 years in the future. Financed entirely by taxes on motorists the Mammoth project will Cost an estimated $46.8 billion. While representing Only one per cent of All . Road mileage the system when completed will carry 20 per cent of All Highway traffic. It will link virtually All . Cities of 50,000 or More in population with about 6,700 Miles of the system located within Urban areas. Because the interstate network is designed to freeway standards the system when completed is expected to save As Many As 8,000 lives yearly through reduced traffic accidents. These same design features will result in savings of $5 billion yearly in motor vehicle operating costs. Auto trips seem to be getting Shorter most now fewer than five Miles and you know Why ladies Are Why a driving to school supermarkets dentists and scout meetings. You la notice some front win Dow vent panes missing in the 1966 cars especially in Riviera by Buick with its new air circulation system first major innovation in body Interior ventilation in 32 years. The banners cars 1966

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