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Old 10-16-2012, 09:57 PM
 
Location: Looking over your shoulder
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In what states where have you found the worst areas for interstate highways as far as quality of pavement and general road conditions to include useful information signs etc.?
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Old 10-16-2012, 10:12 PM
 
Location: Charlotte, NC (in my mind)
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This is a tough one. I used to would have said Arkansas but they have repaved the roads and replaced most of the signage statewide, at least on I-40. I guess I would have to say I-40 in western North Carolina.
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Old 10-16-2012, 10:43 PM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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I-80/94 at the Illinois-Indiana state line.
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Old 10-17-2012, 01:51 AM
 
Location: Michigan
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I-80/94 at the Illinois-Indiana state line.
I'd agree with this.

I was going to say somewhere in Michigan, but our state is actually good on repaving the freeways (at the expense of all other roads).
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Old 10-17-2012, 05:12 AM
 
Location: Atlanta & NYC
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South Carolina.
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Old 10-17-2012, 06:44 AM
 
Location: Huntington Beach, CA
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I-5 through Los Angeles is pretty bad
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Old 10-17-2012, 07:07 AM
 
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I-76 through Philadelphia is pretty terrible. It's just a very poorly laid out road.
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Old 10-17-2012, 07:15 AM
 
Location: northern Vermont - previously NM, WA, & MA
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I-84 between Danbury and Hartford, Connecticut. Lots of bottlenecks, narrow two lane (each direction) sections, and lots of left exit interchanges. Very poorly designed.
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Old 10-17-2012, 07:49 AM
 
Location: Minneapolis (St. Louis Park)
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I'd agree with this.

I was going to say somewhere in Michigan, but our state is actually good on repaving the freeways (at the expense of all other roads).
But it's like completely brand new now....albeit always under construction. The new freeway is silky smooth......for now.

This HAS to be the "truckiest" bottleneck in the entire country! I'm always taken back by how many trucks are filtered through this area, even on a lonely Saturday morning at 1:00 a.m.!! It's basically 4 lanes of trucks and 2 lanes of cars. I'm sure this is why the road is always in disrepair (same for I-40, which I have heard is also very freight-intensive).

The worst is that Interstate in St. Louis though....where you can actually see the streets underneath it because the pavement is eroding! (I-40-something?)
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Old 10-17-2012, 08:48 AM
 
Location: Columbia, SC
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South Carolina.
There's a reason why our state tax gas is the lowest!

Actually though, it depends, there are some interstates in the state that are in pretty good condition and others, not so much. I-95 is an example of one that's not, while I-77 for the most part is in pretty decent shape.
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