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 11 
 on: Today at 01:31:20 PM 
Started by webny99 - Last post by hbelkins
If we're talking about regional issues or subjects, then obviously Kentucky politics and Appalachian culture.

 12 
 on: Today at 01:30:40 PM 
Started by CtrlAltDel - Last post by BlueOutback7
I-90 in Massachusetts with I-84 and I-290/I-395. Also New York with I-90 and I-690, I-88, and I-690 again. Probably more examples with toll roads.

There’s also the Pennsylvania Turnpike with I-76 and I-476 in King of Prussia. Also I-83, and I-283.

Forgot about US 15 between 81 and 83.

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 on: Today at 01:29:45 PM 
Started by southshore720 - Last post by roadman65
https://goo.gl/maps/vtcVNahDJmZ4cJ2C9
https://goo.gl/maps/DzPp3PLwuwuNsxtg7
Weíre both of these freeway ends supposed to connect to each other in Newport?

 14 
 on: Today at 01:27:21 PM 
Started by 74/171FAN - Last post by BlueOutback7
New Hampshire needs to raise its speed limits to 70 on at least I-89 and NH 101. I donít know about I-95. Might be too busy to make that work.
I-95 could totally work at 70. If Utah can post 70 on urban Salt Lake City freeways, every single rural freeway should be 70 unless it is a very substandard freeway like I-70 south of Breezwood.

Pennsylvania even posts 70 on the 276 part of the Turnpike. I mention I-95 because it does get fairly busy on summer weekends due to Maine bound traffic, but then again, so does I-93 north of Concord.

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 on: Today at 01:19:42 PM 
Started by TJS23 - Last post by Max Rockatansky
CA 137 east of Corcoran was reopened by the HSR due to the Tule River floods on CA 43.  CA 137 was slated to be closed for much of the year:

https://www.yourcentralvalley.com/news/local-news/high-speed-rail-collaborates-with-kings-county-leaders-to-open-crucial-access-road/

 16 
 on: Today at 01:19:01 PM 
Started by route56 - Last post by J N Winkler
So, I'm not 100% sure from looking at it...  Will you be able to turn south on Windmill when heading west from your neighborhood?

Not during Phases 2 and 3 at least--it appears the only turning movement that will be permitted at that intersection will be the right turn from Windmill eastbound to Zoo Boulevard southbound.  I won't have trouble accessing destinations along West 21st, but will have to detour to Central for the occasional visit to the Westlink library branch, which normally requires a left from Zoo onto Windmill.

Even with the signals at Windmill covered (a key reason for prohibiting all but one turning movement), I do not think it will be an easy project for commuters who use Zoo Boulevard during peak periods.

 17 
 on: Today at 01:17:25 PM 
Started by flaroads - Last post by CanesFan27
Great read describing a journey on US 64 from one end of the state to the other.  This is the type of highway features/writing I personally enjoy.

https://www.theassemblync.com/place/north-carolina-longest-highway/

 18 
 on: Today at 01:16:03 PM 
Started by 74/171FAN - Last post by SectorZ
New Hampshire needs to raise its speed limits to 70 on at least I-89 and NH 101. I donít know about I-95. Might be too busy to make that work.
I-95 could totally work at 70. If Utah can post 70 on urban Salt Lake City freeways, every single rural freeway should be 70 unless it is a very substandard freeway like I-70 south of Breezwood.

95 and much of 101 could be bumped to 70. In fact, 95 could be 70 MPH from Peabody MA up to where it becomes 70 in Maine.

89 is probably better off staying at 65. That road is just a much different freeway than the others. The state even patrols 89 much heavier than they do 93 because of the problems speed can get the inexperienced into on it.

 19 
 on: Today at 01:12:12 PM 
Started by webny99 - Last post by SectorZ
Pretty much everyone in Oklahoma is assumed to have above-average knowledge of meteorology because of our extreme weather. Our TV meteorologists drop some pretty technical terminology during a severe weather event; the audience is expected to know the difference between a bow echo and a hook echo and what each of them indicate, the met will kick the Doppler into velocity mode periodically and point out a TVS without further elaboration, etc.

New England TV media tends to the same for us but for winter storm terminology, for example how you can see a rain/snow line on standard radar or how subtle wind direction changes in coastal storms can mean massive differences over short distances.

When they go into velocity mode on the handful of days it is needed here, they spend longer explaining what that mode is than they do with what it is trying to show. They don't even get into the weeds with things like echo tops.

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 on: Today at 01:09:08 PM 
Started by seicer - Last post by hbelkins
How close are they to opening the road? I was down there two years ago and it looked like they had a ways to go to get the road finished. They hadn't even started on excavation of the connector from the new US 52 alignment to WV 123.

I haven't seen an opening date listed. Mercer County GIS' undated imagery shows the cut at least half-way done and what appears to be the beginning of a connector road to WV 123. Maybe sometime later in 2023?

I'm hoping to get up there next month to take a look at things (part of a longer trip that hopefully will involve driving the new US 35). Sounds like I'm going to need to plan another trip next year to see the final product.


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