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Warning to those of us in the Northeast.

Just got back from a trip up north, took I91 north on the way up. Going through springfield ma, the pavement on the highway in this part was in such bad condition i watched a chevy with a trailer almost loose control and jacknife as he bounced around on this **** they call roads. Luckily he regained control, i hung back and started thanking myself that i drove a ford and not a pos chevy. Well five seconds later i went over a rough patch on this same stretch of road and my back end jumped out while my front end hopped into another lane. So guys in this area watch out, its a f-ing accident waiting to happen!!!!
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Eh, keeps the riff-raff down south and out of New England.
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so how was that the chevy's fault?
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so how was that the chevy's fault?
Is that directed at me? I never said it was the chevys fault, first i watched one truck almost eat it, and than i almost lost control five seconds later. Obviously i meant the post as warning about the sad state of the roads.

Pos chevy comment was a joke...basically the same dodge vs chevy vs ford **** thats been going on since the conception of automobiles.
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just wait till you come to maine, everysingle one of our roads suck
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Eh, keeps the riff-raff down south and out of New England.
lol i guess, i was cruising around vt too, and after the flooding of hurricane irene the roads are freaking horrible....its like driving through an earthquake! Theres still parts in southern vt where the road just falls off into the river.....
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Ive heard nothing but bad about the northeast roads. Stay safe guys.
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just wait till you come to maine, everysingle one of our roads suck
actually planning a trip to caribou....im scared now
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sounds like a pretty mundane north-east highway experience haha
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LOL There i was minding my own business in my ranger and listening to Order of the Black and suddenly im going near sideways acrossed two lanes at 50mph on the highway.pretty scary man idk bout mundane hahaha.

America is the greatest country in the world....so why the hell do our roads look like they came out of somalian warzone??
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i've found myself sideways multiple times, hit a bump or two that cracked my windshield, watched handfuls of cars going skidding off the highway with bent wheels, all kinds of stuff.

i'd say our roads are like this because of insane traffic denisty, salt/plows, and our tax money going elsewhere.
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agree^. That and the fact that the DOT guys would rather eat their lunch on the side of the road than actually work on them.....no offense to you transportation guys lol
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Theres a nice stretch of 84 going through Hartford tht is jus delightful as well.
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you're all poons its not that bad lol jk

i have to go to to springfield tomorrow. We'll see how it is haha thanks for the heads up tho

in my town the highway department dumps asphalt on potholes and just runs it over a few times to pack it down. My mud terrains used to destroy the fresh asphalt.
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agree^. That and the fact that the DOT guys would rather eat their lunch on the side of the road than actually work on them.....no offense to you transportation guys lol
and, the road crews' attention is generally pointed at government make-work projects, not fixing actual problems.
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i don't know about mass, (Boston's big dig?) but it seems like here there's just these decade long road projects that go on so long without any visible progress, most people can't even tell you what they're doing, other than one guy always jackhemmering, and 7 of his bosses watching
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i don't know about mass, (Boston's big dig?) but it seems like here there's just these decade long road projects that go on so long without any visible progress, most people can't even tell you what they're doing, other than one guy always jackhemmering, and 7 of his bosses watching
that ended sometime in 07 but yeah i agree
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you're all poons its not that bad lol jk

i have to go to to springfield tomorrow. We'll see how it is haha thanks for the heads up tho

in my town the highway department dumps asphalt on potholes and just runs it over a few times to pack it down. My mud terrains used to destroy the fresh asphalt.
Lol...im serious it was scary...if i had a poon it would be quivering in fear. Right when your driving out of the metro area theres this part of the road that is all patchy and then it goes downhill, thats where it happened. Used to drive it all the time, but seems it got alot worse. Figured if i posted this and i helped just one person avoid an accident itd be worth it.
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im probably going to take my car but ill still try to avoid that crap.
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that ended sometime in 07 but yeah i agree
i haven't been to boston since it was still in full swing.

so what's the general consensus up there, was it worth all the trouble/billions?
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i haven't been to boston since it was still in full swing.

so what's the general consensus up there, was it worth all the trouble/billions?
traffic still sucks lol. even worse that i sat through it last time i took the old truck down there and found out i couldn't fit in any parking garage haha
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well, at least for everyone's tax money, you got quality,necessary work.

#enjoyyourfallinglightfixturesanddeath-rails haha
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go canada! . i hate traveling into the states, even going down to Seattle the roads suck lol.


bump, bump, bump, bump
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lol i guess, i was cruising around vt too, and after the flooding of hurricane irene the roads are freaking horrible....its like driving through an earthquake! Theres still parts in southern vt where the road just falls off into the river.....
Roads were pretty much like that before Irene--for the most part, Vermont's roads are terrible.
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