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Author Topic: Longest Interstate You Haven't Been On  (Read 6874 times)

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Longest Interstate You Haven't Been On
« on: September 15, 2018, 11:17:39 AM »

I was curious what mine was. Looked it up, and found out it was I-25. Odd, considering I've been through all three states I-25 is in.

What's yours?

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Re: Longest Interstate You Haven't Been On
« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2018, 11:19:09 AM »

I-80.
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Re: Longest Interstate You Haven't Been On
« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2018, 11:43:19 AM »

I-59.
It goes diagonally across the largest region of the country I have not been in.
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Re: Longest Interstate You Haven't Been On
« Reply #3 on: September 15, 2018, 11:45:39 AM »

Sortable table here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Interstate_Highways

I-85 barely counts: we used a short overlap with I-285 long ago

Longest never traveled at all: I-59
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Re: Longest Interstate You Haven't Been On
« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2018, 11:48:15 AM »

Longest ones I havenít been on include I-16, I-19, I-27, I-78, & I-82, & the eastern I-84.  Of these, The eastern I-84 is the longest.
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Re: Longest Interstate You Haven't Been On
« Reply #5 on: September 15, 2018, 11:48:27 AM »

Sortable table here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Interstate_Highways

I-85 barely counts: we used a short overlap with I-285 long ago

Longest never traveled at all: I-59

85 never overlaps 285. They're different roadways, even when they're parallel.
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Re: Longest Interstate You Haven't Been On
« Reply #6 on: September 15, 2018, 11:51:59 AM »

I-10
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Re: Longest Interstate You Haven't Been On
« Reply #7 on: September 15, 2018, 11:52:49 AM »

For, me I-8, followed by eastern I-84 and I-22.
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Re: Longest Interstate You Haven't Been On
« Reply #8 on: September 15, 2018, 11:53:22 AM »

I-94.

Edited: Travel Mapping tells me I was on a 7-mile piece of I-94 on a hotel shuttle to O'Hare back in 2003. Didn't realize that. So it's I-15 instead for me.
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Re: Longest Interstate You Haven't Been On
« Reply #9 on: September 15, 2018, 12:03:30 PM »

Assuming we're talking about CONUS interstates: Western I-84

Others I'm lacking: I-49 (post-designation), I-8, western I-86, I-17, I-19, I-2, I-11, southern I-87 (post-designation)....and all of the AK/HI/PR Interstates.
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Re: Longest Interstate You Haven't Been On
« Reply #10 on: September 15, 2018, 12:24:36 PM »

I-80 is the second longest Interstate, but I haven't been on it at all.
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Re: Longest Interstate You Haven't Been On
« Reply #11 on: September 15, 2018, 12:35:46 PM »

Sort of a yes, but.... question; I've been on quite a few current Interstates (I-22, the east I-86, I-41) before they were designated as Interstates -- but they were still full freeways, some of which were actually Interstate-grade.  If that's the case, then I'd have to say the east I-86, since the last time I was on it its continuous mileage extended just east of Corning; the Horseheads section was still U.C. at that time (2003).  The future I-22's a close second; my last visit there (2002) it was full freeway (albeit substandard in much of MS) to Winfield (AL 129). 
The only part of the future I-41 I've been on is the part multiplexed with I-94; I'm arbitrarily not going to count that at all. 

That would make the longest Interstate I've never been on (crossed it a couple of times in San Antonio) I-37.  Just never really had the need or opportunity to utilize it. 
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Re: Longest Interstate You Haven't Been On
« Reply #12 on: September 15, 2018, 01:01:40 PM »

I-22. I was never on it even when it was US 78. Others are I-2, I-14, I-16, I-27, I-73, I-82, and I-88 west (though I've crossed it countless times between St Louis and Wisconsin).
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Re: Longest Interstate You Haven't Been On
« Reply #13 on: September 15, 2018, 01:10:13 PM »

99% certain itís I-64.

Forgot about the duplex with US 61 outside STL, so itís not 64. I-8 jumps to mind as the next contender, which amusingly Iíve passed its eastern terminus and been to San Diego.

It's the western 84, which I probably didn't think much about because I've clinched its eastern counterpart.
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Re: Longest Interstate You Haven't Been On
« Reply #14 on: September 15, 2018, 01:11:16 PM »

I-95
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Re: Longest Interstate You Haven't Been On
« Reply #15 on: September 15, 2018, 01:14:24 PM »

I-35
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Re: Longest Interstate You Haven't Been On
« Reply #16 on: September 15, 2018, 01:34:01 PM »

I-80 for me, which is odd as I've traveled under it many times going from Chicago to Normal.

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Re: Longest Interstate You Haven't Been On
« Reply #17 on: September 15, 2018, 03:15:08 PM »

I-90.
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Re: Longest Interstate You Haven't Been On
« Reply #18 on: September 15, 2018, 03:36:58 PM »

I-81
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Re: Longest Interstate You Haven't Been On
« Reply #19 on: September 15, 2018, 03:47:27 PM »

I-90.
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Re: Longest Interstate You Haven't Been On
« Reply #20 on: September 15, 2018, 03:59:06 PM »

I-22 has never come up in any of my travels. 

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Re: Longest Interstate You Haven't Been On
« Reply #21 on: September 15, 2018, 04:07:40 PM »

Below is a list of all the interstates I have not yet traveled. The longest is I-76 at 622 miles. (I consider both stretches of I-76 to be part of the same interstate.)

Code: [Select]
I-76 622
I-59 445
I-49 388
I-30 367
I- 8 348
I-24 316
I-45 285
I-86 246
I-22 213
I-17 146
I-78 144
I-82 144
I-37 143
I-27 124
I-99 99
I-83 85
I-73 82
I-19 64
I- 2 47
I-14 26
I-97 18
I-11 15
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Re: Longest Interstate You Haven't Been On
« Reply #22 on: September 15, 2018, 04:55:37 PM »

I-35, I believe.  Looks about the same length as I-95, so it is long.

I have been on all the I-x5 except I-15, I-25 and I-35. 
I have been on all the I-x0.
I have been on the three long ones that don't end in 0 or 5 -- I-81 and I-64 and I-94.
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Re: Longest Interstate You Haven't Been On
« Reply #23 on: September 15, 2018, 05:20:08 PM »

I-15
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Re: Longest Interstate You Haven't Been On
« Reply #24 on: September 15, 2018, 05:41:24 PM »

I'm pretty sure I've never been on the eastern I-76

 


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