Portion Of I-77 Reopened After Crash WYTHE COUNTY, Va

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  1. Jeff

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  2. sharpshooter

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    is that the down hill bridge with the curve at the top where the road has a dip left?
     
  3. Jeff

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    that's the spot right before the 24 exit going southbound
     
  4. rambler

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    The guy was lucky. That is a very long drop if you go over........
     
  5. Jeff

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    you got that right...........
     
  6. shoeman

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    I remember that stretch....after drag racing up and down the grades from Wytheville to there, the big riggers would back off when we headed down that grade and I could finally get around them after 5 miles! It's not a bad area, but when you round that last curve and start descending it gives the deceptive view that it's a killer.
     
  7. Jeff

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    That New River flows north.... I think that is the same river that runs thru Charleston WV
     
  8. shoeman

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    Kanawha runs through Charleston
     
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    Enters the Ohio at Gallipolis oh./ Point Pleasant wv
     
  10. Jeff

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    yea I know but I think it's the same river just called something different up there
     
  11. sharpshooter

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    I saw alot of guys over correct for that dip in the curve, plus being wet, not surprised
     
  12. Jeff

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    oh it's a lot better since they rebuilt it, it's a lot wider now
     
  13. shoeman

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    I'd have to research it to make sure i'm not a liar but I doubt it. I could be wrong......I know your googling it right now.
     
  14. Jeff

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    go ahead and google it, I am kinda busy right now and once I did think I was wrong but I was mistaken :)
     
  15. shoeman

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    its a tributary of the Kanawha
     
  16. Jeff

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    whats that? am I right or wrong?
     
  17. sharpshooter

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    Jeff, you know where 74 (independence blvd) connects with brookshire freeway in CLT? there's that seam that goes accross and after you cross it the road banks the other way?
     
  18. shoeman

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    Its a different river but runs off of the other one. So your kind of right and kind of wrong. And i'm kind of right and kind of wrong. Water all comes from up river though so i'm closer to being right then you are.
     
  19. Jeff

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    10-4...................
     
  20. shoeman

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    I actually learned something new myself today so thanks
     

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