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Compdude's Highway videos
« on: March 13, 2017, 01:27:09 AM »

So, for a while, I've wanted to make highway timelapse videos, much like the ones that Freewayjim and others have made. These provide me with great entertainment and I want to provide many other roadgeeks with the same. So, here's my first road video, of I-5 in Snohomish County between Lynnwood and Marysville. Enjoy!


There's much more to come; I just need to edit them and get them on YouTube. I eventually want to post videos of me clinching every Washington state highway, as well as filming various other roadtrips. So stay tuned for much more...

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Re: Compdude's Highway videos
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2017, 02:15:21 AM »

That's really neat. I recall getting a few miles of I-5 in August 2011 going from the Seattle cruise terminal to the SeaTac Airport returning from an Alaskan cruise.
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Re: Compdude's Highway videos
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2017, 02:53:25 AM »

That's really neat. I recall getting a few miles of I-5 in August 2011 going from the Seattle cruise terminal to the SeaTac Airport returning from an Alaskan cruise.

Thanks! The view from I-5 NB coming into downtown Seattle is quite spectacular.

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Re: Compdude's Highway videos
« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2017, 04:48:54 PM »

Here's my second highway video, showing the Alaskan Way Viaduct. Enjoy!

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Re: Compdude's Highway videos
« Reply #4 on: December 30, 2017, 03:42:38 AM »

Finally uploaded another video to YouTube showing I-90 between Seattle and Bellevue, filmed in both directions on April 21st, 2017. This was filmed a couple months before the express lanes permanently closed on I-90. (I didn't get to drive in them, because I was the only person in the car, and the express lanes are HOV only :( ) Anyway, enjoy!


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Re: Compdude's Highway videos
« Reply #5 on: March 03, 2018, 06:29:23 PM »

Finally uploaded another video to YouTube showing I-90 between Seattle and Bellevue, filmed in both directions on April 21st, 2017. This was filmed a couple months before the express lanes permanently closed on I-90. (I didn't get to drive in them, because I was the only person in the car, and the express lanes are HOV only :( ) Anyway, enjoy!


Nice vid! Got me to thinking: I-90 routes through tunnels within a mile or two of BOTH its terminae: the Mercer Island Tunnel here, and the Ted Williams Tunnel near Logan Airport at the Boston end (thank you, Big Dig).  Wonder how many mainline Interstates can boast that!
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Re: Compdude's Highway videos
« Reply #6 on: March 20, 2018, 10:44:11 AM »

Nice choice of music for your videos! Especially the classic Van Halen hit Jump for I-90, as they would later influence the forthcoming grunge bands like Nirvana and Pearl Jam.
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Re: Compdude's Highway videos
« Reply #7 on: September 02, 2018, 07:50:09 PM »

I finally have uploaded another highway video. This time, I present to you US 2 eastbound over Stevens Pass. I filmed it last fall, and I also filmed in the westbound direction, and will be posting a video of that within a week or so. Enjoy!

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Re: Compdude's Highway videos
« Reply #8 on: November 10, 2018, 11:10:59 PM »

I uploaded a video almost two weeks ago of US 2 westbound over Stevens Pass but forgot to post it here. In case you haven't seen it yet, I am posting it here:


I will have some new videos coming out within the next week!

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Re: Compdude's Highway videos
« Reply #9 on: November 11, 2018, 09:30:12 PM »

Here's something a little different: a tour I did on board one of the ferries on Puget Sound, the Hyak. I mean...it sort of is about highways, given that the ferry routes are part of the state's highway system. Anyway, enjoy!

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Re: Compdude's Highway videos
« Reply #10 on: November 14, 2018, 12:43:04 AM »

Okay, here's one that's actually a highway video. This was filmed on the way to Deception Pass, which is a narrow passage with fast flowing tidal current at the north end of Whidbey Island near Seattle. Deception Pass will be shown in a future video, but this was filmed as part of that day trip. Towards the end of this video is the Skagit River Bridge, part of which collapsed in 2013 after being hit by an overheight truck. Anyway, enjoy the video!  :popcorn:

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Re: Compdude's Highway videos
« Reply #11 on: November 23, 2018, 12:52:42 AM »

Okay, I've just uploaded another video, this time of me driving to Deception Pass. Enjoy!

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Re: Compdude's Highway videos
« Reply #12 on: November 24, 2018, 02:13:15 PM »

Aaaand...another one!

Today, we are driving south on Whidbey Island on WB SR 20 from Deception Pass to the SR 525 junction south of Coupeville. As always, enjoy the video!

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Re: Compdude's Highway videos
« Reply #13 on: December 06, 2018, 11:23:59 AM »

Hello, today we continue our drive down Whidbey Island on SR 525. We then cross the ferry from Clinton to Mukilteo and continue south until we reach SR 525's terminus at Swamp Creek Interchange where it meets I-5 and I-405. Enjoy the video!


 


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