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  • Construction of the first macadamized road in the United States (1823) Look up macadam in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Macadam is a type of road construction pioneered by the Scotsman John Loudon McAdam in around. — “Macadam - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Blake studied at Leicester Academy, and was graduated at Yale in 1816, after which he studied law with Judge Gould in Litchfield, Connecticut. In 1852 Mr. Blake was appointed to superintend the macadamizing of the city streets, and his attention was directed to the want of a proper. — “Eli Whitney Blake - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The OED has metal (11): Broken stone used in macadamizing roads or as ballast for a railway.--Shantavira 07:24, 7 September 2006 (UTC) I work for a civil engineering company - metalled roads are those made from a certain form of macadam or tarmac. — “Wikipedia:Reference desk archive/Language/2006 September 7”, en.wikipedia.org

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