Archive for the 'Sign' Category
5:45 am, flying over Fort Lauderdale, and landing in a rainy Atlanta. The connection took me into Pittsburgh. The Pittsburgh Airport (PIT) is near Coraopolis.
Joined the Pennsylvania Turnpike at US 22. Ginormous cutout signs signify the Turnpike, which gave me nightmares for the next few days. Approaching the Allegheny Tunnel. Squarish diamond-oid sign. A Mail Pouch Tobacco barn in the distance. Getting off here. Another one of these giants, just to prove to myself that first one wasn’t a [...]
Roadfans, roadgeeks, and those with slight cases of obsessive compulsive disorder view Interstate 99 with some disdain. The interstate’s off-the-grid number was directly signed into law, but placed somewhat out of the order of nearby interstates, and not really long enough to be a double-digit “mainline”. It’s a comparatively recent creation, breaking ground around 1998 [...]
At the end of Interstate 99, there’s a mile or so of surface street (PA 26), which has an exit for Interstate 80. I took this westbound towards Interstate 79. Yes, this is the long way back to Pittsburgh. Nice mountain views. Uh, oh. A long line of vehicles is never a good sign. Quite [...]