2013/01/29

moving

Filed under: dogs,family,road — WmX @ 16:47


on the road to a new MCAS
(take the same pictures again and again)

2013/01/09

Newburgh-Beacon Bridge

Filed under: architecture,road,signs — WmX @ 14:14


…but the newer span is made of “rusting” steel, (believed to be COR-TEN or a similar material although sources are not clear) which surface corrodes to a brown color and does not need painting as corrosion does not go deeper. On November 1, 1980, this second, parallel span, also designed by Modjeski & Masters but constructed by American Bridge Company, was opened to traffic.– Wikipedia

2013/01/08

Providence

Filed under: architecture,road — WmX @ 10:03


There are parts of Providence RI where there are street trees every thirty feet. This not on of those parts.

2012/12/20

empty highway

Filed under: heart,road — WmX @ 19:39


the day after we buried my sister my mom and I drove back down the road

2012/12/05

new asphalt

Filed under: development,road — WmX @ 20:42


I think there used to be a median with trees on route 29.


This new asphalt, District Avenue, runs northwest off Rt. 29 to two-hundred and fifty “luxury apartments” under construction, now leasing.

…living at its finest located in Charlottesville, Virginia, just steps away from The Shops at Stonefield – the new gathering place for Charlottesville residents. We’re close to everything and a haven from it all.–Stonefield Commons


Not sure of the name of this one. McIntire Road Extended? Meadowcreek Parkway? On the east edge of McIntire Park.

2012/04/15

LRTP

Filed under: development,road — WmX @ 08:02

segmented highway through a park
The Cville Bike mApp project is a regional bike mapping project developed by the Charlottesville-Albemarle Metropolitan Planning Organization, in partnership with BikeCharlottesville, the City of Charlottesville, Albemarle County, and the University of Virginia. It will allow transportation planners to better understand how cyclists use the current transportation system. Cyclists will use the App to map their ride and then upload the data. Staff will use the uploaded data for mapping to determine, key cycling corridors, barriers and routes.–TJPDC

(kick-off ride for the mApp. Local cyclists parallel the John Warner Parkway.)

2012/03/04

day of rest

Filed under: dolls,God,road,signs — WmX @ 00:08

smith family graveyard
“Church door close due to Rapture.
Sinners you’re to late.”–Rt 312, eastern NC

2011/10/26

one practical exit

Filed under: road,weather — WmX @ 08:55

steel bridge rain
another crevice file. Hudson River?

2011/09/19

MUTCD

Filed under: road,signs — WmX @ 08:21

pictogram
Whenever I see a pictogram my first response is to wish the pictogram user had employed words. Hieroglyphics don’t speak to me.
So what does this new pictogram in the middle of Water Street mean? It is about 75 yards east of the transit center. Does this mean there is a Corporal on a bicycle nearby? That this is where the motorized vehicles flatten bicycles?
My guess? Bikes are supposed to use the middle of the travel lane. But, it is only a guess. (NOTE! It is a sharrow)
The answer might be found in the pages of

The Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, or MUTCD defines the standards used by road managers nationwide to install and maintain traffic control devices on all public streets, highways, bikeways, and private roads open to public traffic. The MUTCD is published by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) under 23 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Part 655, Subpart F.The Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD), which has been administered by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) since 1971, is a compilation of national standards for all traffic control devices, including road markings, highway signs, and traffic signals. It is updated periodically to accommodate the nation’s changing transportation needs and address new safety technologies, traffic control tools and traffic management techniques.

2011/09/10

urban myth

Filed under: road — WmX @ 10:05

gasoline tanker truck
The driver says it’s an urban myth, that customers shouldn’t buy fuel when service station tanks are being filled
He claims that in line filtration between the storage tank and the customer’s car would capture any sediment lofted by turbulence associated with fuel delivery.
I needed gas, bought some.

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