So New, There Were Hardly Any Weeds

Newly opened interchange for US 71 near Pineville, Mo.  (2007)
Photo courtesy of David Backlin (taken August 2007)

North of Pineville, just after a new freeway segment of US 71 opened in August 2007, David Backlin found a destination sign that's about as new as it could be, judging by the bare ground around the sign. Shown here is the freeway entrance from Route EE.