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Old 03-17-2010, 05:45 PM
 
Location: Shawnee, KS
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Which city has the best roads in the ENTIRE country??? My vote would go to most midwest cities.
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Old 03-17-2010, 06:03 PM
 
Location: West Michigan
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About the best interstate is the Ohio toll road portion of I-80. Smooth as a baby's bottom, but it should be for how much it costs in tolls. As for cities, I couldn't even hazard a guess.
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Old 03-17-2010, 10:11 PM
 
Location: Location Location
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Which city has the best roads in the ENTIRE country??? My vote would go to most midwest cities.
^Excluding Chicago....

I think's Charlotte roads are pretty nice and maintained....
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Old 03-17-2010, 10:20 PM
 
Location: Fayetteville, AR
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I live in Wichita, Kansas and I think the roads here are very good. We do, afterall, deserve something for having to live in Kansas and good roads are our reward.
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Old 03-17-2010, 10:38 PM
 
Location: Beaverton, OR
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I now live in Dallas, and many roads are in poor condition here. It was much better in Phoenix, though, where I used to live.
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Old 03-17-2010, 10:43 PM
 
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Everywhere I have been the roads seem to all have problems that vary by region. People have said the mid-west have the best, but where I live now in Flint, Michigan the roads are horrible imo. For one thing I would say a good 10% if not more, of the roads are still dirt and most main roads don't even have sidewalks (very unfriendly to pedestrians) and they just have a small strip of gravel on the side of the roads. In my experience with other similar sized cities in the mid-west it seems to be similar, but not always as bad as it is here.
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Old 03-17-2010, 11:03 PM
 
Location: Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex
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I now live in Dallas, and many roads are in poor condition here. It was much better in Phoenix, though, where I used to live.
The reason the roads are in poor condition is because of the weather. When the snow started to melt, the melted snow got into the cracks of the road, at night the water freezes in the cracks in the road. When water freezes it expands, so when a car travels on a certain spot it dislodge the concrete turning it into a pothole. Do you watch the local news they will tell you the roads will be bad because of the freezing and thawing of the roads!

In the summer the roads are perfect!
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Old 03-17-2010, 11:09 PM
 
Location: Beaverton, OR
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But Dallas only had snow for 3 times in the winter. I don't know why there are so many concrete roads here, why not just asphalt like elsewhere? The small repairs done on the concrete roads don't last for even 2 weeks.
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Old 03-17-2010, 11:14 PM
 
Location: Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex
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But Dallas only had snow for 3 times in the winter. I don't know why there are so many concrete roads here, why not just asphalt like elsewhere? The small repairs done on the concrete roads don't last for even 2 weeks.
Sorry, I meant asphalt. I am talking about the time we had a foot of snow!
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Old 03-18-2010, 02:58 PM
 
Location: Indianapolis
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People say the Midwest, but the roads in Indianapolis are terrible. I agree that the Ohio toll road is very smooth.
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