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Old 11-18-2016, 06:10 PM
 
Location: Ohio
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What is the longest stretch of U.S. Interstate highway that does not cross a named river?
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Old 11-18-2016, 07:44 PM
 
Location: Downtown Phoenix, AZ
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Do Rivers-In-Name-Only count? (Riverbeds that are normally dry) If you don't count dry riverbeds, I think that I-10 is a contender, going from Las Cruces, NM all the way to Los Angeles without crossing a flowing river
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Old 11-18-2016, 08:16 PM
 
Location: Westminster/Huntington Beach, CA
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Do Rivers-In-Name-Only count? (Riverbeds that are normally dry) If you don't count dry riverbeds, I think that I-10 is a contender, going from Las Cruces, NM all the way to Los Angeles without crossing a flowing river
Except it goes right over the Colorado River in Blythe.
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Old 11-18-2016, 09:15 PM
 
Location: Downtown Phoenix, AZ
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Except it goes right over the Colorado River in Blythe.
Ah, I should have known that as well, considering I cross it regularly. Still Las Cruces to Ehrenberg (AZ side of the river from Blythe) is still a long distance, at least 520 miles
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Old 11-18-2016, 09:52 PM
 
Location: The middle of nowhere
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Do Rivers-In-Name-Only count? (Riverbeds that are normally dry) If you don't count dry riverbeds, I think that I-10 is a contender, going from Las Cruces, NM all the way to Los Angeles without crossing a flowing river
After crossing the Arkansas River in eastern Oklahoma, I don't believe I-40 crosses a real river all the way to its terminus at I-15, just northeast of the Los Angeles metro area. That's a lot longer distance than Las Cruses to L.A.
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Old 11-18-2016, 09:57 PM
 
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The Rio Grande where I-40 crosses it in Albuquerque would disagree....

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Old 11-19-2016, 01:03 AM
 
Location: Oklahoma City
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After crossing the Arkansas River in eastern Oklahoma, I don't believe I-40 crosses a real river all the way to its terminus at I-15, just northeast of the Los Angeles metro area. That's a lot longer distance than Las Cruses to L.A.


I-40 crosses the North Canadian River five times between the Arkansas River and western OKC, and the Canadian River and the North Fork in western Oklahoma, the Rio Grande in Albuquerque (as mentioned above), the little Colorado River in Arizona, and the Colorado River at the California/Nevada state line.
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Old 11-19-2016, 09:05 AM
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I would say I-80 thru Utah and Nevada
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Old 11-19-2016, 09:59 AM
 
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Lol that some of you are forgetting the Colorado River. Other than that though...
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Old 11-19-2016, 11:23 AM
 
Location: Tempe, AZ
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I-15?

I-5 doesn't cross a river until the Oregon Washington border but south of that all through California there is no river... right?
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