10 That Changed America

Woodward Was One of the First Streets to Adapt to the Car

Clip: Season 2 | 6m 32s Video has closed captioning.

Woodward Avenue in Detroit was one of the first streets to fully adapt to the automobile. It featured the first modern stoplight, the first mile-long stretch of road to be paved with concrete, and a modern, eight lane, “superhighway."

Aired: 07/10/18

Rating: TV-G

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