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D-Dey65:

--- Quote from: elsmere241 on January 22, 2023, 04:10:13 PM ---My wife is just starting to grasp the logic behind interstate numbering (or what's left of it).  I remember her asking me not too long ago why I-4 was in Florida, but I-5 was on the west coast.  A Facebook meme helped her with that.

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I don't think that's a gender-specific thing. One of my brothers (both of which are slightly younger than me) just found out roughly 20 years ago that even numbered 3di routes were for loops and odd numbered 3di routes were for spurs. Because of this he didn't understand why the route number for the Long Island Expressway was Interstate 495, instead of I-395 or something like that. I had to explain that this was also for the Lincoln Tunnel Connector,  the never-built Mid-Manhattan Expressway and East Marion-Old Saybrook Bridge. I've known this sort of thing before I was even 10. 

D-Dey65:
This is taken from the thread on Consecutive statewide interstate segments of similar length;

--- Quote from: wriddle082 on January 28, 2023, 07:57:14 AM ---I-95 is 179 miles in VA and 181 miles in NC.

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This reminded me of something else. One time when I visited one of the North Carolina Welcome Centers along I-95, I had a discussion with two of the ladies who worked there about my travels, and I mentioned the fact that I-95 in South Carolina was longer than it is in North Carolina. For some reason she claimed the opposite was true.

Flint1979:
It's pretty cold out.

MultiMillionMiler:
We've had 0 snow so far, thank God, about to break the record for no snow too!

Flint1979:

--- Quote from: MultiMillionMiler on January 29, 2023, 11:41:13 AM ---We've had 0 snow so far, thank God, about to break the record for no snow too!

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We didn't have any snow a week ago. Just had back to back storms this last one was 6 inches.

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