Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Alpena Reunion/Philadelphia

Under the Woodrow Wilson Bridge
Route
Day 1 - NC 86 North, I 40 West, I 85 South, I 73 North, I 40 West, US 52 North, I 74 West, I 77 North, Chelyan Bridge, US 60 West, I 77 North, US 33 North, I 270 North, I 70 West, I 71 North, US 40 West, US 23 South, Local Road, I 71 North, OH 315 North, I 270 East, US 23 North, OH 420 North, I 280 North, I 75 North, I 275 North, M 153 West to Canton.
Day 2 - M 153 East, I 275 North, I 96 West, US 23 North, Local street, M 32 West to Alpena.
Day 3 - M 32 East, Local streets, US 23 North to Mackinaw City. Local Streets, US 23 South to Alpena.
Day 4 - M 32 West, M 65 South, M 72 West, M 33 South, I 75 South, M 46 East, M 83 South, I 75 South, US 23 South, I 96 East, I 275 South to Plymouth.
Day 5 - Local roads, including I 94, 96 275, M 39, M 153.
Day 6 - I 275 South, I 94 East, Local Roads, I 94 East to Port Huron
Day 7 - Local Roads, I 69/94 Business, I 69/94 East, ON 402 East, ON 4o1 East, ON 403 East, ON 6 South, Local Roads, QEW East, ON 405 East, I 190 East, NY 104 East to Niagara Falls. NY 104 West, Robert Moses Parkway North, Local road to Fort Niagara, Local Road, Robert Moses Parkway North, NY 18 East, Lake Ontario State Parkway East, NY 390 South, I 490 East, I 90 East, NY 14 South, NY 14 Truck South to Geneva.
Day 8 - NY 14 Truck South, NY 14 South, Local Roads, NY 14 South, I 86 East, US 220 South to Sayre PA. US 220 North, I 86 Future East, I 81 South, Local Road, US 11 South, Local Road, I 81 South, I 476 South,  I 276 East, PA 209 South, Local Roads to Philadelphia.
Day 9 - Local Roads, including, US 1, US 13, US 30.
Day 10 - Local roads, I 476 South, I 95 South, I 495 South, I 95 South, I 895 South, I 95 South, VA 123 West. VA 123 East, US 1 South, I 95 South, Local Road, US 1 South, I 295 West, I 64 West, VA 288 East, I 95 South, I 85 South, US 1 South, US 460 Truck West, I 85 South, US 15/501 South to Chapel Hill.
Notes
Jones Point Park is under the Woodrow Wilson Bridge and provides a fabulous view of the bridge support system.
Results
Counties:
NY: Broome, Chemung, Orleans, Schuyler, Tioga, Yates
PA: Bradford, Lackawanna, Susquehanna
VA: Goochland, Powhatan
For a new total of 1080.
MI: Mileage on M 33, 46, 83.
NY: Clinched NY 14 Truck Geneva, 390. Mileage on I 81, I 86, I 190,  I 490, US 220, NY 14, 18, 104, Robert Moses Parkway, Lake Ontario State Parkway.
OH: Mileage on I 70, US 40.
ON: Clinched ON 6, 405.
PA: Cliched I 476. Mileage on I 81, US 220, PA 309.
VA: Clinched VA 288. Mileage on I 64, US 1.
WV: Mileage on US 60.

Monday, August 03, 2015

Athens GA Wedding

RouteNC 86 North, I 40 West, I 85 South, I 485 North, I 85 Souht, GA 106 South, GA 10 Loop Outer, Local Roads to Athens.
US 78 Business East, US 78 East, GA 17 South, I 20 East, GA 336 North to Evans GA.
GA 336 South, I 20 East, US 1 North, I 77 North, I 85 North, I 40 East, NC 86 South.
Notes
Construction has started on widening I 85 from NC 73 to US 29/601. There were traffic slowdowns on both ends of the construction on Friday AM. No slowdowns on Sunday PM.
 I 485 North is a fast alternative around Charlotte.
Two lane reductions with some slowdown on I 77 in Rock Hill. Traffic backup on US 21 ramp onto I 77.
Results
GA: Clinched US 78 Business Athens. Mileage on US 78; GA 17, 106.
NC: Clinched I 485.