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Author Topic: If you keep going straight . . .  (Read 2971 times)

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Re: If you keep going straight . . .
« Reply #25 on: August 06, 2023, 02:55:45 PM »

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I've interpreted "keep going straight" to include following the road when it curves and becomes another road as presently constructed.
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Yes, of course you could go much longer distances on one road that bends and twists, but I thought it was pretty amazing how straight that Hamden-Hartford route was. You could follow Main St. in Hartford past the straight stretch and it will take you "straight" onto US-44 until just over the state line in Millerton, NY where that route turns left at a T intersection.
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Re: If you keep going straight . . .
« Reply #26 on: August 06, 2023, 04:41:57 PM »

Has anyone done this one yet? You can have an almost day-long journey between Barstow, California and the Platte River in Nebraska without making a single turn: https://www.google.com/maps/dir/34.8860742,-117.008774/37th+Road+%26+141+Road,+North+Osceola,+NE/@38.2288548,-115.5003971,5.17z/am=t/data=!4m14!4m13!1m5!3m4!1m2!1d-97.4651945!2d35.4887527!3s0x87b217967560922f:0x42ef4641f7bbbdf2!1m5!1m1!1s0x8790bd4784a2643f:0xc4d1a4c5aec4671f!2m2!1d-97.598237!2d41.3310456!3e0?entry=ttu

Looks like you're turning off in Wichita to get to I-135. If continue straight on the Kansas Turnpike instead, you make it to at least the I-70/35 interchange in downtown Kansas City (about an hour shorter, but still impressive). But if you consider "going straight" at that interchange to follow I-35 north, you make it as far as I-465 in Indianapolis by way of I-35, I-80 and I-74.
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Re: If you keep going straight . . .
« Reply #27 on: August 07, 2023, 03:04:54 AM »

https://www.google.com/maps/dir/31.9828422,-98.0339309/29.8531895,-97.7209489/@30.9659877,-98.6486299,8.04z/data=!4m19!4m18!1m15!3m4!1m2!1d-97.6892212!2d30.0320955!3s0x8644aeadd904df9b:0x35d048a4a17f9eec!3m4!1m2!1d-97.688376!2d30.009515!3s0x8644a95b22df27b3:0x2192f76831cd9569!3m4!1m2!1d-97.6842531!2d29.9887845!3s0x8644a971aa87e41f:0xe1c944875ac0799e!1m0!3e0?entry=ttu

Hico to outside of Lockhart in TX, 166 miles. US-281 -> US-183 -> 183A toll road -> back to US-183 -> 183 toll road -> US-183 a third time, where it eventually becomes the service road for TX-130 toll road -> TX-130 service road after US-183 splits off
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Re: If you keep going straight . . .
« Reply #28 on: August 07, 2023, 03:54:47 AM »

I can get from my house to Prudhoe Bay, AK with minimal turns. US-101 to I-405 to I-5 to US-97 to BC-97 to YT-2 to AK-4 to AK-2 to AK-11. There would be a freeway interchange, an off-ramp, then it's mainly just staying in one lane as I travel northward. There would a hard turn onto AK-2 and then AK-11. Not sure of the exact mileage, at least 2,000 miles or so.
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Re: If you keep going straight . . .
« Reply #29 on: August 07, 2023, 12:54:09 PM »

^ There are a few turns to stay on US 97 and BC 97.  AK 2 to AK 11 was straight through last I checked; AK 2 to Manley has to turn to stay on the route.
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Re: If you keep going straight . . .
« Reply #30 on: August 07, 2023, 09:31:24 PM »

I found an interesting one that actually loops in on itself. It's TX-205 from Lavon to Terrell via Rockwall and McLendon-Chisolm, then it continues as FM 148 to Talty, then it's FM-1641 to Forney, and the last stretch is as FM-548 to end back at SH-205 near McLendon-Chisolm. 43.5 miles and on a map it looks like the Big Dipper:

https://www.google.com/maps/dir/33.0222215,-96.4563329/32.8189425,-96.3522867/@32.8434966,-96.6182523,10.38z/data=!4m24!4m23!1m20!3m4!1m2!1d-96.4632261!2d32.9530265!3s0x864c01a65bc13fcf:0xb68611615f6c9866!3m4!1m2!1d-96.3416376!2d32.7060682!3s0x86494dc63aedef51:0x390311ee21ebfa3f!3m4!1m2!1d-96.4047415!2d32.6999822!3s0x86494d2c2df5776b:0xe34861f51aa7fdf9!3m4!1m2!1d-96.4378128!2d32.7294654!3s0x864eb29ce828b1a3:0xb46141ccdc45831b!1m0!3e0!5m1!1e1?entry=ttu
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