I64 In West Virginia

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BK's Comment
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The company I drive for doesn’t have a lot of business in Virginia, but yesterday morning I picked up a load in Mt. Crawford bound for Cheyenne WY. The route took me down 81 to 64 west. First time across 64 in WV, and it is not a fun drive in the dark. I wasn’t prepared for all the mountains and curves. Very hard to find truck parking late at night. I drove two hours longer than I wanted to until I found a service plaza where I was able to get a “creative” parking spot.

Next time, if there is a next time, I will not drive WV after dark. Very fatiguing. But I did enjoy the last 100 miles I drove today in the daylight. Some beautiful scenery. Also, first time through Louisville Ky. Interesting drive on 64 alongside the Ohio river. I was amazed at how many bridges span that river by Louisville.

Glad to be a flat lander again. My experience was probably very mild to those of you who run the western mountains, an experience I’ve not yet had.

Happy holidays everyone!


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Papa Pig's Comment
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My first time driving a tractor trailer at night was in WV . Some of it on interstate , some of it on2 lane roads going up the dang mountain trying to find the store. It really made me wonder if I had made the right career choice lol.


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Davy A.'s Comment
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I lived in Slaytfork WV, population 56. For a few years. Not much for parking there though, I prefer 64 laye at night, avoids all the traffic. but best to drive all night til about 8am, only way to get parking.

PackRat's Comment
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64 and 77....? You need to get out more and expand your driving. Want additional fun? Take Route 60 instead of I-64. That was the only way before the Interstate was finished between Covington, VA and Charleston, WV.


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Bill M.'s Comment
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Haha. Between my 4-wheeler and trucks, I've run 64 hundreds of times. Dark or daylight, it can be hairy, especially your first time through.

PackRat tells no lies - 60 would have been an experience!

Happy Holidays to you too!

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