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danzarblx

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Hello from NJ!
« on: October 19, 2020, 01:40:09 PM »

Hi! My excitement about this forum isn’t really helping my grammar right now so excuse my mistakes.

To start off, my name is Dan and I am an aspiring roadgeek from New Jersey! I reside in the NYC metro area, meaning I like to research a lot about the highways in my area such as I-78, the GSP and the Turnpike.

I have been interested in roads for many years but only have just started taking it seriously. Unfortunately I don’t get to travel around much although I can say I am also interested in NY and PA. Other places I’ve been through are DE, Eastern MD, and southern VA. I also just recently started getting into bridges (primarily truss ones).

Among my favorite highways are I-78 and the Northway (I-87), I can’t say I love the NJ turnpike too much but it is pretty cool. GSP is probably my favorite along with the 1-9, which might be surprising since it goes through that crazy interchange at Newark Airport. I’ll tack on US 13 as I love the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, definitely one of the coolest bridges I’ve crossed.

That’s all I got for now, hope to meet some fellow NJ geeks on here! It would be really awesome to see more from my home state.
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Re: Hello from NJ!
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2020, 02:16:55 PM »

Welcome from Southwest Missouri  :wave:

There are several New Jerseyians on the forum, including one of the moderators.
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Re: Hello from NJ!
« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2020, 02:30:42 PM »

Greetings from a former NJ resident, I was born and raised there, but moved south to North/East Florida in late September of 2017.
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Re: Hello from NJ!
« Reply #3 on: October 19, 2020, 03:48:44 PM »

Howdy from Houston!  :wave:
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Re: Hello from NJ!
« Reply #4 on: October 19, 2020, 04:01:53 PM »

Welcome from Massachusetts!
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Re: Hello from NJ!
« Reply #5 on: October 20, 2020, 12:00:45 AM »

Greetings from So Cal.  Never was a New Jerseyite but I have visited a few times, more often by rail than highway.
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Re: Hello from NJ!
« Reply #6 on: October 20, 2020, 12:18:56 AM »

Greetings from Indiana, and my entire experience in NJ is I-80, US-46, NJ-3, and NJ-495.

I have family in NJ, only $71 away in tolls. Thankful for (mostly) free roads where I'm from.
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Re: Hello from NJ!
« Reply #7 on: October 20, 2020, 09:31:58 AM »

Hello from the Midwest! :cheers: I've never been to the state of New Jersey, but I've seen some interesting things on Street View from there.
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