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Re: Worst state highway system
« Reply #25 on: September 13, 2009, 11:56:23 AM »

what is wrong with OK 133?  Looks to me to be just as good a road as OK 19.
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Re: Worst state highway system
« Reply #26 on: September 13, 2009, 02:46:01 PM »

Honestly, I cannot throw NJ's state route system into this discussion.  It's not that bad, I'd just nit pick through it ;-)
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Re: Worst state highway system
« Reply #27 on: September 13, 2009, 09:56:24 PM »

Another big problem in Michigan are the M roads in the northern half of the lower peninsula such as 32,72, and 88 which have way too many sharp turns and curves. These roads also go through communties such as Elmira, Fairview and Johannesburg.
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Re: Worst state highway system
« Reply #28 on: September 14, 2009, 12:06:09 AM »

OK 133 is indeed a short connecting route (partially in my former home county), but is definitely state-highway grade by Oklahoma standards. (Whether it deserves to be is another discussion entirely, of course.) That said it probably should also carry a lettered spur designation, a 19x or a 59x. I think the letter designation is enough to flag a route as "hey, this road doesn't really go anywhere of importance".

Texas's big problem is that they have 46 different highway classes  :pan:

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Re: Worst state highway system
« Reply #29 on: September 14, 2009, 02:11:07 PM »

Quote from: Chris
I gotta say I never understood why some states use letter prefixes for county roads like in Missouri, California or Iowa. Not every back road needs a number.
West Virginia begs to differ. In fact, they think it's so important to give their back roads numbers that they give them two.
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Re: Worst state highway system
« Reply #30 on: September 14, 2009, 02:16:49 PM »

Louisiana also has their hyphenated routes for branches off the mainline.
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