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Old 08-18-2016, 09:50 AM   #1
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Worst Roads to Drive your RV On

Okay, what is your WORST ROAD EVER to drive or tow your RV on?

My candidate: Wyoming 22 from Jackson WY to Victor Idaho.

10% grade
no place to turn off once you commit...

Horrible and scary all at the same time.
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Old 08-18-2016, 09:57 AM   #2
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One hundred miles or so of I-40 east of Oklahoma City.
This was several years ago now but it really was a chassis (shock) test road.
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Old 08-18-2016, 10:03 AM   #3
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The 440 by-pass around Little Rock will beat you to death ....., better off using I-30 without any travel time loss.

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Old 08-18-2016, 10:16 AM   #4
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TX SH 123 between Seguin, TX and Karnes City. It's got to be the most torn up piece of "asphalt" in the state. Potholes the size of a Volkswagen, patches on top of patches that have moved off leaving a giant pile AND a hole. AND it's just 2 lanes in most places, so there's no way around it. The only escape is to go about an hour out of the way to get to Interstate 37 coming out of San Antonio; and that's not great either.

We go down to Port Aransas frequently, and over the past 2 years it's gotten almost bad enough to eat the extra fuel and travel time to go around. Anyone in an oil boom area will understand. The tanker and gravel trucks absolutely destroy the infrastructure, and then when the boom is gone, the municipalities have spent the boom money on other things and have nothing left to repair the roads. It'll be years (if ever) before those roads are drive-able again...
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30 miles of a freshly oil & graveled stretch of two lane. Even at 25 mph, the front of the trailer looked like it was hit with a thousand dents from a ball peen hammer. This was back in the 80s.

Nowadays, most interstates.

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Old 08-18-2016, 10:44 AM   #6
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I-78 between Easton and Allentown PA. Stay out of the passenger lanes lest your TV bounce right off the hitch.
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hmmm we towed on all but two and none were noteworthy. Try ME 17 between Rumford and Rangeley
Also the north entrance road to Chaco Canyon..
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new state road in Florida Massachusetts between Savoy Mountain State Forest and Florida State Forest, it is a dirt road with wash-outs, ruts and bumps not even good for a 2 MPH speed limit. but it does open the drawers in the camper.
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Wow, how could I forget NH 63 between Hinsdale and Chesterfield, NH. Roughest road I've ever towed on. Miserable drive. Either go through Brattleboro (not fun), or drive a few extra miles to use NH 10. 63 looks great on a map. Not.
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Highway 20 east of Sioux City, IA. It looks like a nice road, but it has expansion cracks that line up perfectly with my truck/trailer combo. Darn near lost a filling before I finally exited down to I-80.
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