Interstate 75 by BarkerC

Champion(s):

RobinJRichards
How many days until May?


Runner(s)-Up:

LuskT
Giggity.


Quiz Description

Given clues, name the following related to America's finest north-south road, Interstate 75.

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1 RobinJRichards 440 98 15
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3 PeskinK 403 92 15
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4 FryedBetaKappa 387 89 15
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9 RichmondJ 298 73 15
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10 GoodmanDL 291 70 15
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Questions:

Interstate 75 starts at the International Bridge that connects a pair of cities, one in Michigan, one in Ontario, which bear a French name meaning "the rapids" of the river bearing the name of this Catholic saint.

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Saint Mary (or Ste. Marie)

The only Interstate highway in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, I-75 departs the UP via this bridge, the longest suspension bridge between anchorages in the Western hemisphere.

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Mackinac Bridge

In northwestern Ohio, I-75 passes Wapakoneta, which is the birthplace of and home of an Air and Space Museum of this pioneering American astronaut. (edited at 10:25 am, February 23, 2016 (MST))

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Neil Armstrong

It is estimated that 4% of the United States GDP annually passes along I-75 between this Ohio city and the Kentucky border. The congestion on I-75 in this area has led to calls for a regional bypass to ease said congestion. (Or, you know, Ohio actually having normal speed limits like the rest of America.)

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Dayton

Due to concerns about the legality of advertising a new local shopping center on their water tower, businessmen and government officials in this Kentucky city changed an M to a Y, thus creating the landmark [BLANK] Y'all Water Tower.

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Florence

When the western section of Interstate 640 in Tennessee was completed, I-75 was rerouted to overlap it in preparation for this 1982 event.

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1982 Knoxville World's Fair

In 1998, the portion of I-75 that runs from the Chattahoochee River northward to the Tennessee state line was named for this Democratic congressman who was aboard Korean Air Lines Flight 007 when it was shot down by the Soviets on September 1, 1983. He was the only sitting Congressman to be reportedly killed by the Soviets during the Cold War.

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Larry McDonald

In Atlanta, I-75 joins with I-85 to make the Downtown Connector. For many years, travelers were greeted by a billboard that said "Welcome to Atlanta" featuring the Afroman logo of So So Def Records, founded by this Atlanta hip-hop artist.

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Jermaine Dupri

TWO ANSWERS REQUIRED: During the 1970s and 1980s, I-75 ran past what two stadiums, both homes to NL West teams. (I need the names of the stadiums, not the teams.)

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Riverfront Stadium and Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium

Two word answer: In The Road, Cormac McCarthy mentions in passing the ubiquitous "See [BLANK] [BLANK]" signs that dot I-75, a reference to this roadside attraction close to I-75 in Lookout Mountain, Georgia

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Rock City

Had Nelson succeeded in getting the car to go to Macon, Georgia, he might have been able to see The Big House Museum in Macon, dedicated to these 1970s Southern rockers.

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The Allman Brothers

At the junction of the Sawgrass Expressway and I-595, I-75 (while maintaining its south–north status) enters a west–east trajectory as it crosses the Everglades by way of this assonantly named toll road. (edited at 10:34 am, February 23, 2016 (MST))

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Alligator Alley