Tag: Roadscapes

Roadscapes Wednesday: Atlanta Georgia Street Tour 2020

Want to see some amazing Atlanta street footage?  Freeway Jim shows off a route through Downtown, Midtown, and the Buckhead areas of Atlanta on a Saturday morning with light traffic and great […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: Alabama Trucking Industry Keeps On Truckin’ In Tough Times

Post written by Chuck Chandler for Alabama NewsCenter Truckin’ is an American tradition, the subject of Eddie Kendricks and Grateful Dead tunes, a Robert Crump cartoon character strutting confidently across the continent, […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: My Mom Is Now On Google Maps Street View

Google Street View has mapped so many roads across our planet.  I love going onto Street View when I’m bored and just randomly go to a place and look at their roads.  […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: US-Canada Border Splits This Road Down The Middle

Yep, this is interesting.  In a towns of Stanstead, Quebec and Derby Line, Vermont, comes a road where the border runs down the middle of the road.  One side of houses is in […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: ALDOT Screws Up A Brand New Interstate Sign In Birmingham

Gotta love ALDOT, and the contractors that work for them.  This week, crews installed a new BGS (Big Green Sign) over I-20 West / I-59 South before the I-65 junction.  Never mind […]

Roadscapes: Boston’s I-90 / I-93 Big Dig Tunnels

As part of the “Special Project” I am currently working on, I was flown to Boston, MA.  And as many know, I am a roadgeek.  And one of the top roadgeek spots […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: How Diverging Diamonds Keep You From Dying

In the world of traffic engineering, there is a new type of intersection that is starting to pop up in more places.  This new type of intersection is called a diverging diamond.  […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: Why Is It So Hard To Fix Traffic

We all encounter it, traffic!  Some days, traffic is good, but on other days, traffic is a nightmare.  If you get stuck in some traffic jam, you might ask yourself why can’t […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: Pictures From The New Interstate 22 Stretch In Alabama

Interstate 22 is now complete in Alabama.  Although it still needs to be connected to I-55 in Mississippi, you can drive from I-65 in Birmingham to the Mississippi / Tennessee line in […]

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