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 on: Today at 06:14:00 PM 
Started by jbnv - Last post by jbnv

Tennessee 251 by Jay Bienvenu, on Flickr

Kentucky 255 by Jay Bienvenu, on Flickr

Tennessee 257 by Jay Bienvenu, on Flickr

 on: Today at 05:48:40 PM 
Started by Stephane Dumas - Last post by english si
Maybe take it one step more, and count a tie in regulation as a loss for both teams. That would make teams try harder to win in regulation, rather than settle for a tie.
Is this a problem? After all, teams tend to try hard to avoid overtime now - going for riskier 2-point conversions to get ahead by one, rather than the easier 1 point and being level-on-score with not very long left.

Then again, perhaps the tie-situation of playing more gruelling football where you'd still be risking a loss reduces the risk of going all-or-nothing for a 2-point conversion rather than playing it safe and going for a simple PAT?

And ties in American Football don't count as anything more than a tie-breaker between teams with equal numbers of wins. In Soccer leagues, they count as as a third of a win (so 4 draws are better than a win and 3 losses), so the idea of playing for a draw might make sense. But it doesn't in American Football, especially with it's clear division between offence and defence - if you can 'park the bus' with the defence, you can still go all out with offence.

 on: Today at 05:45:21 PM 
Started by jbnv - Last post by formulanone
703 is next.

SC 703 on I-526 Spur in Charleston:

OH 703 on US127 in Celina:

VA Secondary 703 on US 58 near Danville:

 on: Today at 05:27:31 PM 
Started by Stephane Dumas - Last post by english si
That must be a very recent rule change, as I seem to recall this year's World Cup still alternating like normal.
Having checked, it predates this year's World Cup by a year (summer 2017), but is only in select competitions that have opted in - ie not the World Cup.

Interestingly, while looking up to see whether more than just the under-17s and -19s Euros that UEFA have doing it (not clear as they refer you to rules which allow both options), it seems that UEFA counts wins/losses by penalty shoot out as draws for club co-efficient calculations (which determine what seeding pot your team goes in in future years, and some other stuff - like the cut of the TV money revenue).

 on: Today at 05:27:18 PM 
Started by Alex - Last post by traffic light guy
Here's a set of old Eagles that I found, these are not mounted on their original pole, the old mast-arm might've been an accident induced replacement.

Eagle flatbacks by thesignalman, on Flickr

 on: Today at 05:19:07 PM 
Started by I-39 - Last post by triplemultiplex
I like their optimism.  390 and 490 should be interstates.

Not every limited/controlled access roadway needs to be an interstate.

Never said they should.  These two however, are worthy. 

 on: Today at 05:07:54 PM 
Started by Mergingtraffic - Last post by abqtraveler
None of the above will be done, not in a million years. In fact, I expect Interstate 84 will collapse before they come up with a reasonable plan to propose, design, fund and construct an Interstate 84 viaduct replacement (one that gets public opinion and NIMBYS approval).

They'll just keep patching up the existing I-84 viaduct and milk it for as long as they can.  Eventually, I think you'll see it get to the point where the viaduct is condemned and closed, and I-84 through-traffic will be rerouted via either I-691 or Route 9 and 72, to I-91, and then over the Charter Oak Bridge.

 on: Today at 05:01:22 PM 
Started by RobbieL2415 - Last post by inkyatari
9/11 footage of course...

 on: Today at 04:59:58 PM 
Started by Bruce - Last post by CapeCodder
I've noticed here in MA that the parclo is used extensively in this region of the state. Practically every exit on 6 and 3 are of this design.

 on: Today at 04:57:09 PM 
Started by Grzrd - Last post by Bobby5280
Quote from: sparker
Given OK's seemingly perpetual lack of funds for transportation purposes, the prospects for extending any limited-access facilities in the northwest quadrant of the state (i.e., north of I-40 and west of I-35), tolled or not, would appear to be slim, despite the presence of "wish lists".

The Indian Nation Turnpike from Henryetta down to Hugo is a pretty odd, remote route. Henryetta to Durant (along the Tulsa to Dallas corridor) would have made a hell of a lot more sense. Paris, TX isn't exactly a major destination for Tulsa traffic.

The OTA is able to "cross-pledge" funds from profitable turnpikes (Turner, Will Rogers) to cover shortfalls on other turnpikes, as well as fund expansion plans like the widening of I-44 West of Tulsa or the Eastern Oklahoma County turnpike. Woodward has shown up from time to time in long term future expansion plans. I would like to see the OTA expand its system out in that direction since it could set some of the groundwork in place for a direct Denver to OKC diagonal highway. That's a glaring missing link in the Interstate system currently.

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