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The Hunty Roads Thread

Started by Hunty2022, August 08, 2023, 08:42:12 AM

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Hunty2022

Back in December, I created Hunty Roads, a website/blog that covers Virginia's Roads. The website is still incomplete, but I will try to make at least 3-4 pages a month. The route pages have a description of the route's path, and a "My Experiences" part at the bottom. I am thinking of adding more to the pages. I have been waiting to actually create the thread, so I can publish this alongside the biggest route page I've ever done: I-64.

This thread will have the new pages and updates. I would love feedback/suggestions.

Website home page:
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com

I-64 page:
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com/2023/08/i-64.html

While this thread was waiting for I-64's page to be completed, I created a new Road Trips page, with 2 current road trips with their own mini-page there.
Link: https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com/p/road-trips.html
100th Post: 11/10/22
250th Post: 12/3/22
500th Post: 3/12/23
1000th Post: 11/12/23

Hunty Roads - VA (under construction):
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com

Hunty Roads - NC (also under construction):
https://huntyroadsnc.blogspot.com


Hunty2022

Hunty Roads has hit 2000 views! I have added a page for VA-90 to celebrate:

https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com/2023/09/va-90.html



(The route that I did was selected by a number generator, from 1-895.)
100th Post: 11/10/22
250th Post: 12/3/22
500th Post: 3/12/23
1000th Post: 11/12/23

Hunty Roads - VA (under construction):
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com

Hunty Roads - NC (also under construction):
https://huntyroadsnc.blogspot.com

Hunty2022

#2
Another milestone! 3000 views! I have added 2 posts, for VA-5, and VA-175! I am thinking about adding a post for a Road Trip to the celebration.

VA-5 Page:
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com/2023/10/va-5.html

VA-175 Page:
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com/2023/10/va-175.html
100th Post: 11/10/22
250th Post: 12/3/22
500th Post: 3/12/23
1000th Post: 11/12/23

Hunty Roads - VA (under construction):
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com

Hunty Roads - NC (also under construction):
https://huntyroadsnc.blogspot.com

Hunty2022

100th Post: 11/10/22
250th Post: 12/3/22
500th Post: 3/12/23
1000th Post: 11/12/23

Hunty Roads - VA (under construction):
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com

Hunty Roads - NC (also under construction):
https://huntyroadsnc.blogspot.com

Hunty2022

#4
I have created a VA-229 post and a VA-262 post, + a mini-page for 8/25/23.

VA-229:
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com/2023/10/va-229.html

VA-262:
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com/2023/10/va-262.html

August 25, 2023:
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com/p/august-25-2023-to-georgia.html

I might also chase a goal to have posts for routes in every county in VA by 2024.
100th Post: 11/10/22
250th Post: 12/3/22
500th Post: 3/12/23
1000th Post: 11/12/23

Hunty Roads - VA (under construction):
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com

Hunty Roads - NC (also under construction):
https://huntyroadsnc.blogspot.com

Hunty2022

2 posting days in a row! I have made 2 posts for 2 short routes in the state: VA-399 and VA-598! The two highest numbered routes I have made a post for.

VA-399:
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com/2023/10/va-399.html

VA-598:
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com/2023/10/va-598.html

I am one county closer to my 133 by 2024 goal! (Bland County)
100th Post: 11/10/22
250th Post: 12/3/22
500th Post: 3/12/23
1000th Post: 11/12/23

Hunty Roads - VA (under construction):
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com

Hunty Roads - NC (also under construction):
https://huntyroadsnc.blogspot.com

Hunty2022

I have created a post for VA-38. I also added photos to the VA-20 & I-295 pages, and made some of my older posts to my modern standards:

VA-38:
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com/2023/10/va-38.html
100th Post: 11/10/22
250th Post: 12/3/22
500th Post: 3/12/23
1000th Post: 11/12/23

Hunty Roads - VA (under construction):
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com

Hunty Roads - NC (also under construction):
https://huntyroadsnc.blogspot.com

Hunty2022

I have created a post for US 501 (in VA only). That breaks a 9 post streak of only State Routes, with the last one being the I-64 post.

US 501:
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com/2023/11/us-501.html
100th Post: 11/10/22
250th Post: 12/3/22
500th Post: 3/12/23
1000th Post: 11/12/23

Hunty Roads - VA (under construction):
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com

Hunty Roads - NC (also under construction):
https://huntyroadsnc.blogspot.com

74/171FAN

QuoteUS 501 has a diamond interchange with VA-126, followed by a cloverleaf interchange with Business US 460.

VA 126 is actually on the Eastern Shore.  Graves Mill Rd being marked with a route number seems to be a Google Maps error.
I am now a PennDOT employee.  My opinions/views do not necessarily reflect the opinions/views of PennDOT.

Hunty2022

Quote from: 74/171FAN on November 11, 2023, 05:52:38 AM
QuoteUS 501 has a diamond interchange with VA-126, followed by a cloverleaf interchange with Business US 460.

VA 126 is actually on the Eastern Shore.  Graves Mill Rd being marked with a route number seems to be a Google Maps error.

Error fixed. Thank you!
100th Post: 11/10/22
250th Post: 12/3/22
500th Post: 3/12/23
1000th Post: 11/12/23

Hunty Roads - VA (under construction):
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com

Hunty Roads - NC (also under construction):
https://huntyroadsnc.blogspot.com

Hunty2022

According to these 40 pages, this post is my 1,000th post as an AARoads Forum member! I have been on the forum since April of 2022, and have finally hit the 1,000 mark, with many more posts to come! :sombrero: :sombrero:

To celebrate my posts milestone, I have (already) made a mini-page for my trip yesterday to Shenandoah National Park:
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com/p/november-11-2023-skyline-drive-10-years.html


And since the forum went down and "removed" two of my posts, I now add 2 posts to the post count to the left. This could be my 998th post. Is there possibly a way to fix the error and add 2 posts to my count?
100th Post: 11/10/22
250th Post: 12/3/22
500th Post: 3/12/23
1000th Post: 11/12/23

Hunty Roads - VA (under construction):
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com

Hunty Roads - NC (also under construction):
https://huntyroadsnc.blogspot.com

Hunty2022

#11
I've got a fresh batch of Northern Neck State Route posts from VA-201 to VA-205! I already have a page for VA-200. I have also tied my record for most posts in a single day! (Dec. 13, 2022 is the other day with 5)

VA-201:
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com/2023/11/va-201.html

VA-202:
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com/2023/11/va-202.html

VA-203:
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com/2023/11/va-203.html

VA-204:
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com/2023/11/va-204.html

VA-205:
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com/2023/11/va-205.html

That knocks King George, Richmond and Westmoreland off the remaining counties. I also have a big page I'm making that will be public on the 27th.
100th Post: 11/10/22
250th Post: 12/3/22
500th Post: 3/12/23
1000th Post: 11/12/23

Hunty Roads - VA (under construction):
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com

Hunty Roads - NC (also under construction):
https://huntyroadsnc.blogspot.com

Hunty2022

#12
Happy 1 year anniversary of my first photographed road trip! Unfortunately, I have been too busy lately to create the big page in time, so it's getting pushed back to tomorrow another day this week.

This next post will be for a route I used during November 27, 2022.
100th Post: 11/10/22
250th Post: 12/3/22
500th Post: 3/12/23
1000th Post: 11/12/23

Hunty Roads - VA (under construction):
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com

Hunty Roads - NC (also under construction):
https://huntyroadsnc.blogspot.com

Hunty2022

Happy 1 year anniversary of my December 10, 2022 Waynesboro Trip!! I have created a mini-page for the trip for the 1 year anniversary!

Here it is:
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com/p/december-10-2022-trip-to-waynesboro.html

The 1 year anniversary of Hunty Roads is on Tuesday, December 12. I will have numerous pages, including the one I've been delaying since November 22.
100th Post: 11/10/22
250th Post: 12/3/22
500th Post: 3/12/23
1000th Post: 11/12/23

Hunty Roads - VA (under construction):
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com

Hunty Roads - NC (also under construction):
https://huntyroadsnc.blogspot.com

Hunty2022

#14
Happy first anniversary, Hunty Roads!!!  :sombrero:

I have 5 posts that I made yesterday, ready to be published today on a schedule. I will make more in-between and after the scheduled times, to also publish today.

Page Schedule:

10:00 AM ET - US 522
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com/2023/12/us-522.html

11:00 AM ET - US 23
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com/2023/12/us-23.html

12:00 PM ET - VA-18
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com/2023/12/va-18.html

1:00 PM ET - I-664
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com/2023/12/i-664.html

2:00 PM ET - VA-84
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com/2023/12/va-84.html

3:00 PM ET - VA-232
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com/2023/12/va-232.html

4:00 PM ET - VA-87
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com/2023/12/va-87.html

5:00 PM ET - VA-137
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com/2023/12/va-137.html

6:00 PM ET - VA-94
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com/2023/12/va-94.html

7:00 PM ET - VA-207
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com/2023/12/va-207.html

At the end of the day, I will also create another post here with every update and new post of the day.
100th Post: 11/10/22
250th Post: 12/3/22
500th Post: 3/12/23
1000th Post: 11/12/23

Hunty Roads - VA (under construction):
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com

Hunty Roads - NC (also under construction):
https://huntyroadsnc.blogspot.com

74/171FAN

Congrats with a few comments.

US 522: 

Winchester:  I believe the signed northern end of US 17 is where US 50 leaves US 11.  Officially, I think you have it correct.

Front Royal:  VA 55 actually stays with US 340 south to South St, then turns east and actually crosses US 522.

I-664:  VA 164 is signed east-west.


I am now a PennDOT employee.  My opinions/views do not necessarily reflect the opinions/views of PennDOT.

Hunty2022

Quote from: 74/171FAN on December 12, 2023, 02:11:46 PM
Congrats with a few comments.

US 522: 

Winchester:  I believe the signed northern end of US 17 is where US 50 leaves US 11.  Officially, I think you have it correct.

Front Royal:  VA 55 actually stays with US 340 south to South St, then turns east and actually crosses US 522.

I-664:  VA 164 is signed east-west.

Errors fixed, thank you.
100th Post: 11/10/22
250th Post: 12/3/22
500th Post: 3/12/23
1000th Post: 11/12/23

Hunty Roads - VA (under construction):
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com

Hunty Roads - NC (also under construction):
https://huntyroadsnc.blogspot.com

formulanone

Quote from: Hunty2022 on December 12, 2023, 02:56:55 PM
Quote from: 74/171FAN on December 12, 2023, 02:11:46 PM
Congrats with a few comments.

US 522: 

Winchester:  I believe the signed northern end of US 17 is where US 50 leaves US 11.  Officially, I think you have it correct.

Front Royal:  VA 55 actually stays with US 340 south to South St, then turns east and actually crosses US 522.

Errors fixed, thank you.

Here's what was signed in the field a few weeks ago...




Hunty2022

The day is coming to an end, and all 10 posts have been made. You can see all 10 routes on reply #14. If you have been on the website today, and looked on the right, you may have seen a logo. That is the brand new Hunty Roads logo!

Here is the official reveal:


I have also updated the following pages to my modern standards:
I-66
I-581
VA-13
VA-151
VA-299


Once again, to end off this day, happy one year anniversary, Hunty Roads!
100th Post: 11/10/22
250th Post: 12/3/22
500th Post: 3/12/23
1000th Post: 11/12/23

Hunty Roads - VA (under construction):
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com

Hunty Roads - NC (also under construction):
https://huntyroadsnc.blogspot.com

Hunty2022

I created a new mini-page for December 16, 2022 for its late 1 year anniversary:

https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com/p/december-16-2022-shortest-trip-ever.html
100th Post: 11/10/22
250th Post: 12/3/22
500th Post: 3/12/23
1000th Post: 11/12/23

Hunty Roads - VA (under construction):
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com

Hunty Roads - NC (also under construction):
https://huntyroadsnc.blogspot.com

Hunty2022

4000 website views!! For this, I have published 2 pages that were scheduled for tomorrow!

VA-287:
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com/2023/12/va-287.html

January 1, 2023:
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com/p/january-1-2023-trip-to-hampton.html

2023 was the first full year for Hunty Roads, and it has been amazing! I will post more often in 2024. Thank you for a good 2023!
100th Post: 11/10/22
250th Post: 12/3/22
500th Post: 3/12/23
1000th Post: 11/12/23

Hunty Roads - VA (under construction):
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com

Hunty Roads - NC (also under construction):
https://huntyroadsnc.blogspot.com

Hunty2022

I have published my first post of 2024, after a New Year's break:

VA-224:
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com/2024/01/va-224.html

I might start trying some new stuff on the website.
100th Post: 11/10/22
250th Post: 12/3/22
500th Post: 3/12/23
1000th Post: 11/12/23

Hunty Roads - VA (under construction):
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com

Hunty Roads - NC (also under construction):
https://huntyroadsnc.blogspot.com

Hunty2022

I am thinking about extending Hunty Roads into a 2nd state. This may happen in either in the next couple months, or when I'm done making all of the posts for the current Virginia Hunty Roads.

I have logo concepts for NC, MD, DE, NJ, and PA. My biggest issue with this would be that I've never been to the latter two, and I've only been on land in MD and DE once.
100th Post: 11/10/22
250th Post: 12/3/22
500th Post: 3/12/23
1000th Post: 11/12/23

Hunty Roads - VA (under construction):
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com

Hunty Roads - NC (also under construction):
https://huntyroadsnc.blogspot.com

Hunty2022

I have published a new post on the website!

VA-107:
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com/2024/01/va-107.html

I may make 1-2 more to end off the month. If I do, I'll update this post with the links to the posts.
100th Post: 11/10/22
250th Post: 12/3/22
500th Post: 3/12/23
1000th Post: 11/12/23

Hunty Roads - VA (under construction):
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com

Hunty Roads - NC (also under construction):
https://huntyroadsnc.blogspot.com

Hunty2022

Happy February! I'm gonna start making posts/pages more regularly this month, and I have started with one post already:

VA-263:
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com/2024/02/va-263.html
100th Post: 11/10/22
250th Post: 12/3/22
500th Post: 3/12/23
1000th Post: 11/12/23

Hunty Roads - VA (under construction):
https://huntyroadsva.blogspot.com

Hunty Roads - NC (also under construction):
https://huntyroadsnc.blogspot.com



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