It also killed Polish, Maltese, Italian, and pretty much every other ethnic neighborhood.
"Dwight Eisenhower, who had admired Hitler's autobahn and got one of his own: the tellingly titled National System of Interstate and Defense Highways. Cohesive working-class neighborhoods in countless American cities were sacrificed to the Road Warriors." Bill Kauffman.
E. Michael Jones was one of the earliest writers to point out that the construction/destruction was purposefully aimed to disrupt ethnic neighborhoods in the federal government's ongoing attempt to eliminate every mediating institution between it and the people.