Upgrading the Landscape
The need for more housing, manufacturing, and office space is always on the horizon, and developers are constantly busy providing it. Young people leave small towns seeking their fortunes in the city, and they return to other small towns to raise their children. They seldom want to move back where they started, so they are often looking for a new development. These searchers are often in luck because there are new developments all the time, and they are upgrading the landscape to turn it into living space.
Getting there from here is possible if people want to use a variety of methods, but most of them would rather be able to access any piece of land where they live by using a motorized vehicle. The need for new roads continues to grow as more land is developed, but it needs to be done in an environmentally safe manner. Creating new roads takes work and planning, but it also takes an eye for what will look good when the project is completed.
Many older roads were created by necessity. Farmers and manufacturers often began by creating cart paths, and these were turned into paved roads as civilization solidified around them. Modern roads are created before any workers or residents are in the area, yet they fulfil the same function. They are pathways to get people where they want to be as quickly as possible. The difference today is that the view matters as much as the solidity of the road surface.
Building new roads into wilderness areas might not seem like upgrading the landscape, but companies today that create them are looking for a combination of utility and beauty. They know users might not always be admiring the view, but they now take the time to ensure it is beautiful for those ready to focus on something other than the vehicles ahead of them.