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Re: (Unofficial) 2023 Roadmeet collective Thread
« Reply #75 on: October 26, 2022, 09:16:04 AM »

I honestly thought it was CPZ's Smith Island meet until Dan announced it.
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Re: (Unofficial) 2023 Roadmeet collective Thread
« Reply #76 on: October 27, 2022, 02:12:54 PM »

I don't know enough (yet) to be a good host, so this is just a suggestion, but... I feel like there'd be plenty of content for a Las Vegas meet. I've been here a week and I feel like I've barely scratched the surface.
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Re: (Unofficial) 2023 Roadmeet collective Thread
« Reply #77 on: December 28, 2022, 10:59:14 PM »

I'll be hosting a meet in Peoria in September or October.
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Re: (Unofficial) 2023 Roadmeet collective Thread
« Reply #78 on: December 29, 2022, 03:11:14 PM »

I almost never check the meet board... Road meets never seemed to happen near me so stopped looking. (This roadgeek has never been to a meet, which is a tragedy.) But just saw this thread and felt I should chime in.

I want to put larger feelers out for this idea that got the interest of a smaller group: a guided roadgeek hike at Donner Pass.

This would push Reno back to 2024 or 2025, which might be better because it would allow other projects in the region to start.

Iím not a big hiker, but Iíd be in to join this. Iíve not really explored much around the Donner Pass area.

Iíll be up for any meet in or around the greater Reno area, since I live there...Just have to make sure to plan ahead for it. Itís too bad we didnít have anything recently while Spaghetti Bowl Express was going on, but thatís substantially complete now.

I don't know enough (yet) to be a good host, so this is just a suggestion, but... I feel like there'd be plenty of content for a Las Vegas meet. I've been here a week and I feel like I've barely scratched the surface.

Las Vegas would be a good site for a meet, as thereís still some big projects in the works and other things of interest. I donít live down there anymore, and only visit a few times a year for work or to visit family, but could assist someone with ideas.
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Re: (Unofficial) 2023 Roadmeet collective Thread
« Reply #79 on: December 29, 2022, 10:25:44 PM »

I want to put larger feelers out for this idea that got the interest of a smaller group: a guided roadgeek hike at Donner Pass.

This would push Reno back to 2024 or 2025, which might be better because it would allow other projects in the region to start.

Iím not a big hiker, but Iíd be in to join this. Iíve not really explored much around the Donner Pass area.

Iíll be up for any meet in or around the greater Reno area, since I live there...Just have to make sure to plan ahead for it. Itís too bad we didnít have anything recently while Spaghetti Bowl Express was going on, but thatís substantially complete now.

I was thinking Reno in 26 or so. Whenever the next phases of Spaghetti Bowl/80 east of there are well underway. As far as 2024, I'm penciling in Carson City/Kingsbury for May 2024.
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Re: (Unofficial) 2023 Roadmeet collective Thread
« Reply #80 on: January 03, 2023, 09:05:06 PM »

I'll be hosting a meet in Peoria in September or October.

Let me know what I can do to help you as I've been to Peoria a lot for work over the past decade.
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Re: The 2023 Roadmeet collection Thread
« Reply #81 on: January 15, 2023, 12:13:22 AM »

I wonder if City Nerd will be participating in any road meets this year.
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Re: The 2023 Roadmeet collection Thread
« Reply #82 on: January 25, 2023, 05:12:59 PM »

This is just a forewarned warning, no reason to make a thread for it now, but Meadville/Pennsylvania Oil Country Road Meet will occur in March or May 2024 most likely.
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Re: The 2023 Roadmeet collection Thread
« Reply #83 on: May 13, 2023, 08:24:33 PM »

Would anyone potentially be interested in a Freedom Road/PA 228 Corridor meet north of Pittsburgh?  The construction on PA 228 around PA 8 is very visible now, and we can all say that we have been to Mars.   :wow:
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Re: The 2023 Roadmeet collection Thread
« Reply #84 on: May 13, 2023, 08:39:07 PM »

I think my travel calendar for 2023 is getting fairly full at this point.  But maybe if I did this instead of Peoria?
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Re: The 2023 Roadmeet collection Thread
« Reply #85 on: May 13, 2023, 11:20:00 PM »

Would anyone potentially be interested in a Freedom Road/PA 228 Corridor meet north of Pittsburgh?  The construction on PA 228 around PA 8 is very visible now, and we can all say that we have been to Mars.   :wow:

No. I need more than just one intersection being worked on to justify going to a (potential) roadmeet.
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Re: The 2023 Roadmeet collection Thread
« Reply #86 on: May 14, 2023, 06:56:42 AM »

Would anyone potentially be interested in a Freedom Road/PA 228 Corridor meet north of Pittsburgh?  The construction on PA 228 around PA 8 is very visible now, and we can all say that we have been to Mars.   :wow:
No. I need more than just one intersection being worked on to justify going to a (potential) roadmeet.

It is much more than one intersection.  Construction is still ongoing in portions from PA 65 all the way to PA 8.  (There is a reason why I am calling the Freedom Rd Corridor Fictional PA 228 now.)

Freedom Rd Websites:

District 10:  https://www.penndot.pa.gov/RegionalOffices/district-10/ConstructionsProjectsAndRoadwork/Pages/Freedom-Road-Turnpike-Bridge-Project.aspx
District 11:  https://www.penndot.pa.gov/RegionalOffices/district-11/ConstructionsProjectsAndRoadwork/BeaverCountyConstruction/Pages/FreedomRoadUpgradeProject.aspx

PA 228 Website:  https://www.penndot.pa.gov/RegionalOffices/district-10/ConstructionsProjectsAndRoadwork/Pages/Route228CorridorImprovementProjects.aspx
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Re: The 2023 Roadmeet collection Thread
« Reply #87 on: May 14, 2023, 03:13:53 PM »

The construction near PA 8 is visible on Google Maps and street view as well.
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Re: The 2023 Roadmeet collection Thread
« Reply #88 on: May 14, 2023, 11:02:59 PM »

Would anyone potentially be interested in a Freedom Road/PA 228 Corridor meet north of Pittsburgh?  The construction on PA 228 around PA 8 is very visible now, and we can all say that we have been to Mars.   :wow:
No. I need more than just one intersection being worked on to justify going to a (potential) roadmeet.

It is much more than one intersection.  Construction is still ongoing in portions from PA 65 all the way to PA 8.  (There is a reason why I am calling the Freedom Rd Corridor Fictional PA 228 now.)

Freedom Rd Websites:

District 10:  https://www.penndot.pa.gov/RegionalOffices/district-10/ConstructionsProjectsAndRoadwork/Pages/Freedom-Road-Turnpike-Bridge-Project.aspx
District 11:  https://www.penndot.pa.gov/RegionalOffices/district-11/ConstructionsProjectsAndRoadwork/BeaverCountyConstruction/Pages/FreedomRoadUpgradeProject.aspx

PA 228 Website:  https://www.penndot.pa.gov/RegionalOffices/district-10/ConstructionsProjectsAndRoadwork/Pages/Route228CorridorImprovementProjects.aspx

I'm far from being the gatekeeper for anyone wanting to host a roadmeet. If you want to go ahead and assemble this, then go for it.
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Re: The 2023 Roadmeet collection Thread
« Reply #89 on: May 15, 2023, 06:40:55 AM »

I was actually thinking about letting someone like rickmastfan67 take and run with it since he already lives close to Cranberry (I think).
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Re: The 2023 Roadmeet collection Thread
« Reply #90 on: May 25, 2023, 01:19:11 PM »

So far we have...

Western Norfolk Co (Long Island, NY) - March 18 (DGloub hosting)
Columbus, Ohio - April 15 (Sandor, aka Hot Rod Hootenanny, hosting)
Omaha, Neb - "City Meet" - April 29 (A.J. Bertin hosting)
Harford County, Maryland - May 6 (Laura Hosting)
Fresno, Calif - May 6 & 7 (Max Rockatansky hosting)
Grand Forks, ND - May 20 (Brandon hosting)
Little Rock, Ark - June 17 (Cody hosting)
Buffalo, NY - July 29 (Dan Murphy, aka Highwaywiz, hosting)
Peoria, Ill - Fall (Nikolai hosting)
Reno, NV - Date undetermined (Josh, aka cl94 hosting)

Otherwise, chime in with questions and ideas. Mind you, all (real) roadmeets will have their own thread on this board.


So only 3 roadmeets left for the year?
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Re: The 2023 Roadmeet collection Thread
« Reply #91 on: June 02, 2023, 02:28:34 PM »

Would anyone potentially be interested in a Freedom Road/PA 228 Corridor meet north of Pittsburgh?  The construction on PA 228 around PA 8 is very visible now, and we can all say that we have been to Mars.   :wow:

I've never been to Pittsburgh (though I HAVE been to Pittsburg, NH -- no "h" -- before I knew roadmeets were a thing that existed, and when I lived in NH, I decided I wanted to clinch US-3 through NH and I did the drive myself); I might want to combine that roadmeet with a visit.

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Re: The 2023 Roadmeet collection Thread
« Reply #92 on: June 03, 2023, 08:00:29 AM »

My current position on this is that the entire Crows Run Rd/Freedom Rd/Freedom Crider Rd needs to be open for me to justify my idea for a meet. 

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Beginning at 9 a.m. Monday, May 16, Freedom Crider Road (Route 2004) will close to through traffic between Route 989 and the intersection of Freedom Crider Road and Crows Run Road continuously through late September. Only local traffic will be permitted on the closed section of Freedom Crider Road. All other traffic will be detoured.

So definitely October at the earliest if at all in 2023.



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