[vox] Speaker on Monday may not make it
bill at wards.net
Mon Mar 21 13:23:23 PDT 2011
If you're coming up as far as Gilroy on 101 why not continue up the east bay
and take 580-505?
On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 11:59 AM, Shwaine <shwaine at shwaine.com> wrote:
> Here's a little tip for future reference when the Grapevine closes (it's
> reopened now according to the CHP although traffic will probably be crazy
> for a while):
> Being from the area just north of the Grapevine and unfortunately familiar
> with how to bypass it, your only option other than sitting around waiting
> for it to reopen when 58 is also closed due to snow is to head up the 101
> along the coast. It'll still get you to Davis, just a longer drive (Google
> estimates 510 miles for the coastal route from LA to Davis vs 400 miles
> for the Grapevine/I-5 route).
> You can cut back over to I-5 at 46 (Paso Robles) or 152 (Gilroy) to avoid
> the Bay Area toll bridges. I personally prefer 152 when driving from here
> to the Bay Area as 46 is only a two-lane highway most of the way (one lane
> each way) which turns it into a white knuckle drive of dodging crazy
> people who are passing unsafely just to get from the valley to the coast
> (or vis versa) 10 minutes quicker.
> On Mon, 21 Mar 2011, Bill Kendrick wrote:
> > Stuck n of la. fyi it's my understanding that they're driving
> > (else grapevine closure wouldn't apply to them :) )
> > Not sure if they made it further than me.
> > -b!
> > On Sun, Mar 20, 2011 at 11:42:34AM -0700, giovanni_re wrote:
> >> I was curious if JW was gonna fly himself up, & if I could get an air
> >> lift from him from Berkeley up to LUGOD. (Perhaps you saw my post to
> >> the lugod list on that.)
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