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Old November 1st, 2005, 03:14 AM   #41
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Well, MOST of California's highways are fine, but Los Angeles county's are a wreck IMO. Driving up the 5 North you can feel the difference right at the county line. Bumps, potholes, and it turns from 5-6 lanes to a measly 2 on the OC/LA border.
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Old November 1st, 2005, 03:30 AM   #42
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Birmingham's are pretty bad. I don't know about the rest of Alabama's, though.
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Old November 1st, 2005, 03:34 AM   #43
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Old November 1st, 2005, 04:25 AM   #44
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I've been on many US highways, and I found HWY 17 (my map says 'future 86'?) in New York State to be the worst. Corners were poorly marked, driving at night was not a pleasure. Plus the roads were poorly plowed if at all...
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Old November 1st, 2005, 05:22 AM   #45
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we have some the nicest freeways and some of the worst the state is so godamn big.
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Old November 1st, 2005, 05:24 AM   #46
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NC, especially Charlotte (ever drive on I-77?). I wasn't too impresed with California freeways, but I'm sure some states are worse.
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Old November 1st, 2005, 08:14 AM   #47
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yah its probably california. the major cross-state ones are nice, bt the inter-city ones, the ones you spend the most time on, are decrepit. they are in deplorable condition. all gapped, twisted, uneven, and rough.
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Old November 6th, 2005, 03:51 AM   #48
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[USA] United States Interstate Highways

How about some Texas











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Old November 6th, 2005, 04:40 AM   #49
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The Interstates are impressive, its the drivers that makes it suck to drive.
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Old November 6th, 2005, 05:38 AM   #50
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Some more I-10, this time in Florida




In Alabama



Mississippi



Louisiana







http://www.okroads.com/121802/

Relax people, this is just the beginning. Wait until I reach the 80's and 90's.
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Old November 6th, 2005, 05:42 AM   #51
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The Interstates are impressive, its the drivers that makes it suck to drive.
We aren't bad drivers, are we?
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Old November 6th, 2005, 05:53 AM   #52
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I really think Interstates really suck compared to European Highways.
What do you expect? Many of these highways were built before World War 2.
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Old November 6th, 2005, 06:01 AM   #53
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Next on the list, Interstate 12, running completely in Louisiana








End of Interstate 12
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Old November 6th, 2005, 06:12 AM   #54
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Interstate 14 coming to a thread near you tomorrow.
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Old November 6th, 2005, 06:37 AM   #55
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wait are you saying many of there roads here were build before WWII. we are talking about the interstate system right, the one that Eisenhower started in the 50's or what?
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Old November 6th, 2005, 12:46 PM   #56
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The american rural interstates are really good, no doubt about that, but some of the urban ones are so old and ugly! But so are many urban highways in Europe too...
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Old November 6th, 2005, 01:12 PM   #57
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What I miss in Europe is signing the direction of the road (north, south, west, east). That's a great point the North American highways have.
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Old November 6th, 2005, 01:46 PM   #58
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All very well but a motorway is a motorway at the end of the day, the network in Western Europe is as extensive and you'll find similar roads in all developed countries.
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Old November 6th, 2005, 04:02 PM   #59
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I love the U.S.!!!
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Old November 6th, 2005, 04:26 PM   #60
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They look nice, but are in no ways comparable with European highways/motorways.
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