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Offline Jim

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Re: New Travels and Stats Discussion
« Reply #255 on: February 27, 2019, 10:18:30 pm »
I have to be in Burlington for a meeting tomorrow, and it's break week, so I was able to take most of today to have an interesting ride.

I added about 190 new miles.

In NY, I just filled in one of my small gaps on NY 22.

In the Vermont State Routes I added 118 miles.  I went from 0 to clinched on VT 129, VT 153, VT 146, and VT 314, I got my first mileage on VT 36 and VT 78, and added mileage to VT 30, VT 73, VT 116, and VT 125.  VT 116 is a little annoying since I didn't notice the little piece between VT 125 and US 7.  It's complete otherwise.

For US highways, I added 63 miles.  I finished up all of US 2 and US 7 north and west of Burlington, and in the process clinched all of US 7 north of I-84.

I also recorded my first (known) segment of the Alt/Business US 7 in Burlington.

Tomorrow, I'll pick up only a couple small segments near Burlington.  I'll ski on the way home Friday but I'm sure I'll grab a few new segments between Burlington and Mad River Glen, and then from the mountain back home.

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Re: New Travels and Stats Discussion
« Reply #256 on: March 01, 2019, 11:35:51 pm »
I picked up a bit more on my day in Burlington yesterday and on today's ride home.  I went from 0 to clinched on VT 289 (odd road, that is), VT 100B, VT 144.  Picked up new mileage on VT 15, VT 2A, VT 117, VT 116 (grabbed that tiny piece I missed on Wednesday), VT 73, and US 2.

The whole trip got me about 225 new miles, mostly in Vermont, and about 150 of that in usavt.  usavt traveled count up from 45 to 55, and clinched count up from 16 to 24.

And a great day of skiing today at Mad River Glen!

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Re: New Travels and Stats Discussion
« Reply #257 on: March 03, 2019, 01:41:51 am »
Last night, I decided to get some dinner and drive around my area.  I'm close to clinching all of the numbered highways in this area.  I live in Grovetown, Georgia, a suburb of Augusta (about 15 miles west of downtown Augusta).  I took GA 104 from Evans to Pollards Corner, GA 150 in Pollards Corner, GA 47 from Pollards Corner to Lincolnton, and US 378/GA 43 from Lincolnton to northeast of Lincolnton (none was new mileage).  I drove on the entire length of GA 220 (never been on it before), which is a southern bypass of Lincolnton (DON'T drive on it at night if you have night blindness or problems with fog and bright headlights!  I learned the hard way.).  I then took US 378/GA 47 from south-southwest of Lincolnton to Lincolnton (no new mileage).  Then, I drove on GA 47 and then GA 43 from Lincolnton to north of Thomson (entire length of this portion of GA 43 is new mileage for me).  Then, I took US 78/GA 10/GA 17 north of Thomson, US 78/GA 10/GA 17 Byp. from north of Thomson to east of Thomson, and GA 223 from east of Thomson to Grovetown (none was new mileage).
Completely clinched:  I-24, I-35W (MN), I-97, I-124, I-126, I-155 (MO-TN), I-190 (SD), I-195 (MD), I-240 (NC), I-295 (FL), I-375 (MI), I-516, I-520, I-526, I-564, I-585, I-640, I-675 (GA), I-895A, US 178, US 276

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Re: New Travels and Stats Discussion
« Reply #258 on: March 04, 2019, 09:14:28 pm »
A couple of trips in the past month and a half have yielded new mileage in NY, PA, DE, and MD.

New clinches:
NY695, US6Bus near Carbondale PA, PA314, PA252, PA491, US301 in DE (re-clinched), DE3, DE37, DE92.

New segments:
I-690 in NY, US11 in NY, US20 in NY, NY5, NY7, NY173, NY175, NY290, NY363, NY635, US11 in PA, US30 in PA, PA29, PA115, PA307, PA423, PA492, PA507, PA611, PA641, PA715, PA724, PA940, PA946, US13Bus near Wilmington DE, DE7, DE15, MD450.

In addition, with GA state highways moving into preview, I revisited old trips from the 80s and 90s, and added some mileage in and around Atlanta.

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Re: New Travels and Stats Discussion
« Reply #259 on: March 09, 2019, 04:20:19 pm »
I'm out in Minnesota, waiting out a snowstorm. At least it held off until my uncle's memorial service was over.

On my four-day drive out here, I finished off US 8 and US 10 in Wisconsin and overall, reclinched US 53 (for a recent reroute east of Virginia MN, which is in the HB), clinched MN 210 (east end had a frustratingly long closure due to flood damage), and clinched US 23 in Ohio.

As a result of the US 8 and US 10 clinches, I've clinched all the US routes from 1 to 13 (including both halves of US 2, US 6N, US 9W, and both the west and east branches of US 11). My coverage of all mainline US routes (not including business and other bannered US routes) is now over 75.5%.

While I'm stuck here (at least until tomorrow morning), I'll work out the trip back home, starting with heading south to someplace less cold.
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Re: New Travels and Stats Discussion
« Reply #260 on: March 16, 2019, 11:10:50 pm »
I just got back home from Minnesota. The snowstorm that hit just after my uncle's memorial service wasn't too awful, but I was nervous about road conditions south of the Twin Cities, so I hung out there for an extra day.

I could deal with cold and sometimes sub-zero weather on my way to the Twin Cities. But on my way back, I made a beeline south to warmer climes, where I could finally resume my usual road trip attire of T-shirt, shorts, and flip-flops. That took me down to Nashville, then over to Knoxville and north to Lexington, then east to complete the trip home.

Along the way, I clinched US 70N and US 70S, and came close to also clinching US 218 (foiled by about three miles west of Cedar Rapids IA, closed for reconstruction).

I also re-clinched US 60, in Kentucky and overall, for a short segment in downtown Lexington relocated last year. The new alignment is well-signed, but there was enough remnant signage on the old alignment (still shown in OSM and other online mapping) to throw me off briefly. The old alignment went between Rupp Arena (home of University of Kentucky basketball) and some of its parking lots, which made the US 60 relocation north of the arena look like a good idea. And I re-clinched US 19 in West Virginia, but I'm still missing much of that route (including its 19W and 19E branches) in Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee.
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