Some updates from around the country (TN, OR, NJ)

Most of our Tennessee coverage is now online, including more photos of Interstate 40 east of Knoxville and Interstate 75 north of Knoxville, all courtesy of Carter Buchanan in 2005. Also for those unaware, Interstate 40 is set to close for 14 months near downtown Knoxville as part of the SmartFix project. Smartfix is a complete reconstruction of [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:21:05-05:00April 14th, 2008|New Jersey, Oregon, Tennessee|1 Comment

Pacific Northwest Roadtrip – Day 6 (Seattle to Kooskia, Idaho)

This past weekend's roadtrip took us to Jacksonville, Florida, Savannah, Georgia, Charleston and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and Wilmington, North Carolina. But before I get into the details of those travels, it is time to take care of unfinished business... Now two and half months removed from the trip, here's a summary of Day 6 [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:22:15-05:00November 15th, 2006|Idaho, Oregon, U. S. Highways, Washington|2 Comments

Pacific Northwest Roadtrip – Day 3 (Cascade Locks to Seattle)

Started the morning in the quaint town of Cascade Locks, just a stone's throw away from the Bridge of the Gods. The bridge is tolled and privately run, joining U.S. 30 in Oregon with Washington 14 just west of Stevenson. Stevenson is an equally quaint town along the north banks of the Columbia River. Washington [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:22:29-05:00October 8th, 2006|Oregon, Washington|1 Comment

Pacific Northwest Roadtrip – Day 2 (Corvallis to Cascade Locks)

After just five or six hours of sleep, we began our day in Corvallis traveling through downtown looking to photograph a sign we saw the night before. The sign in question still showed Oregon 99W as U.S. 99W, a designation long since retired. From there we opted for Oregon 99W west northward to Salem in [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:22:29-05:00October 1st, 2006|Oregon|1 Comment

Pacific Northwest Roadtrip – Day 1 (Portland, Vancouver, Corvallis)

Day 1 - Portland to Vancouver, Vancouver to Eugene and Corvallis My flight took me to Albuquerque, New Mexico as the stopover point, my first time there, and from there northwest to Portland International Airport. Coming in over the virtual desert of southeastern Oregon, the air thickened with smoke due to area wild fires and [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:22:30-05:00September 29th, 2006|New Mexico, Oregon, Washington|2 Comments

Pacific Northwest Roadtrip – Day 8 (Olympia to Portland)

We took a full week to drive around and visit friends and family in the Pacific Northwest between Saturday August 26 and Saturday September 2. Among the goals of our trip was to finish clinching the Oregon and Washington Interstate systems, for me to visit Idaho and Montana for the first time, to meet fellow [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:22:31-05:00September 4th, 2006|Oregon, Washington|3 Comments