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Ride from Williamstown, Massachusetts, to Arlington, Virginia - March 18, 2007

The route: US 7 to Massachusetts 43/New York 43 to New York 22 to Queechy Lake Road to New York 295 to the New York Thruway Berkshire Spur to New York Thruway I-87 to Garden State Parkway to New Jersey Turnpike to US 322 to I-95 to Delaware 896 to Delaware 2 to Maryland 279 to I-95 to I-495 to Dulles Connector to I-66 to Arlington. 7 1/2 hours. Not bad.

Passing through the Williams campus in a light snow. [Larger: 1744x1308]

Jiminy Peak along Route 43 in Hancock, Mass. [Larger: 1744x1308]

Queechy Lake near Canaan, New York. [Larger: 1744x1308]

Getting from New York 295 to the northern end of the Taconic. [Larger: 1744x1308]

Getting onto the Berkshire Spur at B2. [Crop/Zoom: 1661x818]

Jumping ahead to the Garden State Parkway. [Larger: 1744x1308]

Almost to the Turnpike. [Crop/Zoom: 2430x693]

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I like this law. Plenty of people ignored it. [Crop/Zoom: 1047x461]

Switching from the Turnpike to I-295 at Exit 4. [Crop/Zoom: 3127x1040]

Now on I-295 in southern New Jersey. [Crop/Zoom: 2373x901]

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There's a very sharp turn on I-295 here. The route joins the mainline of I-76. [Crop/Zoom: 1833x876]

It's a 551. [Crop/Zoom: 1004x993]

It's a 642. [Crop/Zoom: 1726x772]

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More numbers. [Crop/Zoom: 997x1333]

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A new route.. [Crop/Zoom: 2420x1040]

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The Commodore Barry Bridge across into Pennsylvania. [Crop/Zoom: 2705x943]

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View north toward Philadelphia up the Delaware. [Crop/Zoom: 3409x568]

Coming up on I-95. [Crop/Zoom: 929x854]

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Arrival in Delaware on I-95. [Crop/Zoom: 1726x836]

I first thought this was an error 202 in Wilmington on I-95, but the old routing of US 202 in Wilmington is really Delaware 202. [Crop/Zoom: 1501x833]

Wilmington, Delaware. [Larger: 1744x1308]

After lunch, might as well skip the crowded and expensive Delaware Turnpike toll. Up 896 a bit. [Crop/Zoom: 772x829]

Then 2. [Crop/Zoom: 582x572]

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And into Maryland. [Crop/Zoom: 568x1044]

And back to I-95. [Crop/Zoom: 1237x1165]

Coming up on Baltimore. [Crop/Zoom: 2577x790]

On a Sunday afternoon, it seemed reasonable to take the Fort McHenry tunnel. [Crop/Zoom: 1412x736]

Entering the Fort McHenry Tunnel. [Larger: 1744x1308]


And back out. [Crop/Zoom: 1587x847]

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Jumping ahead to the junction with the Beltway. [Crop/Zoom: 2073x497]

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Passing I-270. [Crop/Zoom: 2405x675]

The Capital Beltway in the northwestern part of the loop. [Larger: 1744x1308]

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Coming up on the Virginia line. [Crop/Zoom: 1926x650]

Mostly missed the state line. [Crop/Zoom: 725x1033]

Taking the cut from the beltway to I-66 along the Dulles Access Rd. [Crop/Zoom: 1569x783]

I-66 in Arlington. [Crop/Zoom: 2677x955]

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