2019 Exodus, Traffic, Stories...

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Re: 2019 Exodus, Traffic, Stories...

Post by Canoe » Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:45 pm

NHP Northern Command, wrote:3:32 pm If you’re leaving @burningman, make sure you’re sober. This driver almost struck 3 Troopers head on while attempting to pass numerous vehicles. He was subsequently arrested for DUI. If you feel impaired, don’t drive.
Burning Man Traffic, wrote:5:23 pm NDOT reports that there is an accident with injury north of Nixon on SR 447. That will almost surely have an impact on travel through this area.
NHP Northern Command, wrote:6:22 pm TRAFFIC ADVISORY: SR-447 at Washoe MM 22 is closed in both directions due to an injury crash. One being transported via CareFlight. Please be patient while we investigate.
NHP Northern Command, wrote:6:42 PM UPDATE: One lane slowly getting by. There’s approximately 10 miles of traffic backed up. Thank you for your patience. @bmantraffic
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Re: 2019 Exodus, Traffic, Stories...

Post by Canoe » Mon Sep 02, 2019 9:03 pm

Monday ~8 pm
The accumulation of Exodus due to the accidents on 447 is clearing out some.
Gerlach webcam showing traffic through there and off for Empire.
Traffic maps show the usual major delay at Empire.
From Empire, 447 is showing moderate delay with patches of major delays down to Nixon and Wadsworth.
Showing delays on 445 and 446 too.

I-80 looks good eastbound all the way to Salt Lake City, and to and through Reno.

The I-80 westbound.
Jam from Donner Lake to Yuba Pass have cleared out and shows fine, as does Truckee.
There was a collision on I-80 near Alta reported 8:08 pm. Still waiting for a tow as "DOES NOT TOW TESLAS // THEIR INS WILL NOT ALLOW IOT"
Then clear into Sacramento.

No slowdowns showing: 395, 580, Lake Tahoe, Us50 and 88.

8:43 pm 395, up north in Standish "A RED AND WHI BULL STANDING IN MDL RDWY"
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Re: 2019 Exodus, Traffic, Stories...

Post by Canoe » Mon Sep 02, 2019 9:05 pm

Canoe wrote:
Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:45 pm
Burning Man Traffic, wrote:5:23 pm NDOT reports that there is an accident with injury north of Nixon on SR 447. That will almost surely have an impact on travel through this area.
NHP Northern Command, wrote:6:22 pm TRAFFIC ADVISORY: SR-447 at Washoe MM 22 is closed in both directions due to an injury crash. One being transported via CareFlight. Please be patient while we investigate.
NHP Northern Command, wrote:6:42 PM UPDATE: One lane slowly getting by. There’s approximately 10 miles of traffic backed up. Thank you for your patience. @bmantraffic
9 pm update - All travel lanes open.
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Re: 2019 Exodus, Traffic, Stories...

Post by Canoe » Mon Sep 02, 2019 9:07 pm

~edit: 9 pm update: still same time, 5:15 wait.
There's a slow-down in Nixon and traffic is slowing on 447 due to debris on the road from an unsecured load.

Gerlach: 81 F, 8 mph gusting to 13 mph, RH 24%.

Monday 8 pm graph
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Re: 2019 Exodus, Traffic, Stories...

Post by Canoe » Mon Sep 02, 2019 10:12 pm

10 pm
Exodus is reporting a three hour wait to get onto the pavement.

Gerlach webcam was showing Gerlach to Empire was bumper-to-bumper for a while before 10 pm. Still busy at 22:01.

Traffic map is showing 447 into Empire as severe delays, with the rest of 447 moderate with patches of major. Same for 446.

Everything else is looking clear.
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Re: 2019 Exodus, Traffic, Stories...

Post by Canoe » Tue Sep 03, 2019 12:07 am

midnight
There was an accident in Gerlach (10:30 pm), now cleared.
Another accident between Gerlach and Empire (11:47 pm), where the delays of major to severe into Empire have been showing on the traffic map this evening.

Gerlach webcam showing flow and adequate spacing. Also showed one car driving in Gerlach without lights.

447 Empire to Wadsworth showing the usual moderate delays with patches of major. Same for 446.

I-80, east & west, 395, 580, 50 & 88 all showing no slowdowns nor problems.

Monday 11:17 pm, BMT reported the wait was less than an hour.

Gerlach: 75 F, 7 mph gusting to 11 mph, RH 30%.
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Re: 2019 Exodus, Traffic, Stories...

Post by Canoe » Tue Sep 03, 2019 4:37 am

Tuesday 4 am
Gerlach: 62 F, 3 mph gusting 8 mph, RH 43%.
Forecast: Sunny, with a high near 95. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Gerlach showing quiet in the webcam.

447 showing no to moderate slowdowns Empire to Wadsworth, and on 446 & 445.

Traffic maps and traffic cams don't show any slowdowns anywhere else, except three small moderate slowdowns on I-80 eastbound out of Nevada, and one shortly after Yuba Pass on I-80 to Sacramento.
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Re: 2019 Exodus, Traffic, Stories...

Post by Canoe » Tue Sep 03, 2019 8:26 am

Tuesday 8 am
No wait.
Gerlach webcam showing light flow, well spaced.
Traffic maps showing no to moderate slowdowns along 447 from Gerlach down to Wadsworth, and on 445 & 446.

I-80 shows no delays eastbound.
I-80 shows fine westbound - until you get to Sparks where its congested to major, severe, even stopped. Delays let up as traffic passes the NV 659 junction in Sparks, with some minor slowing past that.

I-80 westbound from Reno shows maintenance in Truckee, and a few other spots on the way to Sacramento. The highway into Sacramento is showing major delays from the 85 southwards.

395 south into Reno and 580 North into Reno are also having traffic jams, up to major and severe.

Us50 and 88 in CA are showing good until you near Sacramento.
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Re: 2019 Exodus, Traffic, Stories...

Post by Canoe » Tue Sep 03, 2019 11:48 am

Traffic seen on the Gerlach webcam has been sparse to light, always well spaced.

Tuesday 11 am
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Re: 2019 Exodus, Traffic, Stories...

Post by Canoe » Tue Sep 03, 2019 1:21 pm

Tuesday 1 pm
an hour wait to leave the playa, no pulsing, lanes merging
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Re: 2019 Exodus, Traffic, Stories...

Post by Canoe » Tue Sep 03, 2019 6:57 pm

Tuesday 6:30 pm
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