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Re: Parking at Jerry World
« Reply #16600 on: September 23, 2016, 04:47:06 am »

Thanks everyone. Can't wait to kickoff. WPS
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Re: Parking at Jerry World
« Reply #16601 on: September 23, 2016, 08:51:06 am »

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Re: Parking at Jerry World
« Reply #16602 on: September 23, 2016, 10:11:55 am »

Did Uber last year after the game in Knoxville. It was a mess trying to sink up with a driver and thousands of cars driving by.
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Interstate 30 updates?
« Reply #16603 on: September 23, 2016, 01:54:32 pm »

Not sure if it's back open but Hope - Texarkana was one lane a month ago and took about an hour to get 30 miles. Anyone passing through that can update this hourly would be greatly appreciated
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Re: Interstate 30 updates?
« Reply #16604 on: September 23, 2016, 01:59:31 pm »

Arkansas, the orange barrel state. Other states close 2 miles and work on it. We close 15 miles with orange barrels and no one is there.
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Re: Interstate 30 updates?
« Reply #16605 on: September 23, 2016, 02:05:32 pm »

The IDriveArkansas app says that there's a minor slowdown just south of Hope, and a major slowdown between the Highway 108 exit just north of Texarkana and the I-49 interchange.  Doesn't look like it's a long stretch. 
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Re: Interstate 30 updates?
« Reply #16606 on: September 23, 2016, 02:17:51 pm »

I-30 North bound is one lane from just before 108 exit and all the way to the Red River. Sometimes it moves at a pretty good clip. Sometimes not. Best to take 108 exit over to 67 and go that way to Fulton.
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Re: Parking at Jerry World
« Reply #16607 on: September 23, 2016, 02:40:36 pm »

Try [CENSORED].com

You can pay in advance and reserve a spot. Looks like a lot about 0.6 mi away is $22 but they go up considerably closer to the stadium. I used them for the bowl game with K-State.

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Re: Interstate 30 updates?
« Reply #16608 on: September 23, 2016, 03:04:16 pm »

I travel that stretch of interstate quite a bit.  I exit in Hope and take 67 to 296.  Take a right on 296 to Four States Fair Pkwy.  Take a left on that and it will take you to I-30 by a Road Runner and Circle K.
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Re: Interstate 30 updates?
« Reply #16609 on: September 23, 2016, 04:06:04 pm »

I travel that stretch of interstate quite a bit.  I exit in Hope and take 67 to 296.  Take a right on 296 to Four States Fair Pkwy.  Take a left on that and it will take you to I-30 by a Road Runner and Circle K.

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Re: Parking at Jerry World
« Reply #16610 on: September 23, 2016, 04:37:39 pm »

Humperdink's across from Six Flags runs a shuttle for cheap too.  It's also a great atmosphere to enjoy before the game.
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« Reply #16611 on: September 23, 2016, 04:43:28 pm »

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Re: Parking at Jerry World
« Reply #16612 on: September 23, 2016, 05:18:18 pm »

Try [CENSORED].com

You can pay in advance and reserve a spot. Looks like a lot about 0.6 mi away is $22 but they go up considerably closer to the stadium. I used them for the bowl game with K-State.

This. Go online and reserve spot now in private lots within a mile of stadium.
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Re: Parking at Jerry World
« Reply #16613 on: September 23, 2016, 05:28:58 pm »

This. Go online and reserve spot now in private lots within a mile of stadium.

I don't know why the name is censored on here. Stubhub isn't. But it starts with park and ends with whiz. Figure it out.
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Re: Interstate 30 updates?
« Reply #16614 on: September 23, 2016, 06:48:43 pm »

It is definitely log jammed going both east and west.

Down to one lane both directions. I would advise exiting 30 in hope and taking 67 to Texarkana.

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Re: Parking at Jerry World
« Reply #16615 on: September 23, 2016, 07:33:24 pm »

I don't know why the name is censored on here. Stubhub isn't. But it starts with park and ends with whiz. Figure it out.

So it's just $22.00 for the night? Nothing by the hour, just seems super cheap. And if you leave the then set as 1:00AM it doesn't charge you for the next day does it? Just want to make sure I do that correctly.
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Re: Interstate 30 updates?
« Reply #16616 on: September 23, 2016, 08:52:02 pm »

MM 148 to MM 142 near Mt Vernon, TX is 30 mph but moving for those 6 miles
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Re: Interstate 30 updates?
« Reply #16617 on: September 23, 2016, 09:02:46 pm »

It is definitely log jammed going both east and west.

Down to one lane both directions. I would advise exiting 30 in hope and taking 67 to Texarkana.

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Take the advice from the others. I've been having to drive to Hope and back to and from Hope the last 2 weeks. If you drive that part of I30 in the early morning you go 60 in the one lane areas the whole way. At least. But afternoons, rush hour, coming from Texarkana, especially around the red River and Fulton exit, traffic gets pretty backed up. 18 wheelers log jam the traffic.
Driving from Hope to Texarkana leaving at 5:20 am I get to hope about 5:50. Driving home at 2 in the afternoon from Hope to Texarkana takes me from 30-33 minutes drive, which isn't bad.

My best advice is if you do want to stay on I30 and go that way, leave be in that area before the sun comes up and you'll make good time. Don't drive it during the day. If you do, take the alternate routes. Because one area in particular around the Fulton exit, when it goes to one lane, the traffic was down to 20 mph the other day.
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Re: Interstate 30 updates?
« Reply #16618 on: September 23, 2016, 09:07:19 pm »

Btw, the area of I30 east bound from Texarkana to hope around Fulton. It looks like it's ready to open. Freshly paved, I saw it finished being paved last week, trucks rolling it this week. It looks ready. If it is that section will be ready to go.
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Re: Interstate 30 updates?
« Reply #16619 on: September 23, 2016, 09:20:49 pm »

Arkansas, the orange barrel state. Other states close 2 miles and work on it. We close 15 miles with orange barrels and no one is there.

Ha! No shite JM. Have they ever finished the freeways from Little Rock to Conway and Little Rock to Cabot?

Good Lord, it's like down here, apparently they just point in a direction that has the least amount of construction already in progress, pour some asphalt down and throw up some brass lamps on each side.....then put a toll booth in every few miles and call it a 'win-win' for everyone - problem solved.
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Re: Parking at Jerry World
« Reply #16620 on: September 23, 2016, 11:02:34 pm »

Not going this year, but in the past we have always parked at the Lincoln Square Mall at the corner of I-30 and Collins.  It costs 40 bucks to park, but you get $40 dollar of credit to the pubs located in the Mall, so if you want hang out before the game it's basically free.  They also run a shuttle to the stadium for I think $5 dollars a person, but it's only about a 15 minute walk otherwise.
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Re: Interstate 30 updates?
« Reply #16621 on: September 23, 2016, 11:36:00 pm »

It is definitely log jammed going both east and west.

Down to one lane both directions. I would advise exiting 30 in hope and taking 67 to Texarkana.

bp
Yep been doing that for the last year or so leaving, and about 6 months coming, the route mentioned above at the last Texarkana exit, takes you to Fulton or you can keep going on to Hope.
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Re: Interstate 30 updates?
« Reply #16622 on: September 23, 2016, 11:46:51 pm »

Yep been doing that for the last year or so leaving, and about 6 months coming, the route mentioned above at the last Texarkana exit, takes you to Fulton or you can keep going on to Hope.
It honestly is a piece of cake if you're going from Hope to Texarkana at any time of day. I drive I30 from Hope to Texarkana leaving hope at 2 or 3 in the afternoon and go 70 most of the way. It takes 30-35 minutes. If you are going from Texarkana to hope be going through there on I30 before the sun comes up and you will make it in under 30 minutes.
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Re: Parking at Jerry World
« Reply #16623 on: September 24, 2016, 02:09:01 am »

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Re: Interstate 30 updates?
« Reply #16624 on: September 24, 2016, 06:37:04 am »

Ha! No shite JM. Have they ever finished the freeways from Little Rock to Conway and Little Rock to Cabot?


Lord no. They don't ever really finish anything in central Arkansas. They have most of 440 shut down now, and they're getting ready to start about a 5 year overhaul of both the Broadway bridge and the I30 river bridge. Somehow they're planning to redo that crap pretty much from McCain all the way across the river but keep it open at the same time. Talk about a Charlie Foxtrot.
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Re: Parking at Jerry World
« Reply #16625 on: September 24, 2016, 07:01:13 am »

Any idea when gates open at stadium for parking and tailgating?
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Re: Interstate 30 updates?
« Reply #16626 on: September 24, 2016, 07:24:54 am »

Easiest way to get to 67 at Hope--- Take exit 32-go past Walmart on 278- 2 miles then left on Melrose Lane-2 miles to 67. This will save you 15 minutes vs going through Hope. Melrose Lane is just past the John Deere place also on the left.
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Re: Interstate 30 updates?
« Reply #16627 on: September 24, 2016, 07:28:40 am »

Exit 30 NOT 32
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Re: Interstate 30 updates?
« Reply #16628 on: September 24, 2016, 07:39:04 am »

The construction isn't nearly the big deal some of you are making it to be. Everyone can still go at least 60 most of the way. Especially driving from Hope.
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Re: Interstate 30 updates?
« Reply #16629 on: September 24, 2016, 07:40:58 am »

There are state troopers everywhere around the 3430 interchange in Little Rock. Be careful through here y'all and don't feed the financial Beast.
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Re: Parking at Jerry World
« Reply #16630 on: September 24, 2016, 08:03:53 am »

I believe it's 5 hours before kickoff.
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Re: Interstate 30 updates?
« Reply #16631 on: September 24, 2016, 08:09:16 am »

The construction isn't nearly the big deal some of you are making it to be. Everyone can still go at least 60 most of the way. Especially driving from Hope.
I hear what you are saying, and you apparently drive it all the time. I drive through there about 10 to 12 times a year, and I have had 2 occasions in the last year where I was held up at least 45 minutes because I didn't get off at hope on Sunday afternoons. So I remain skeptical ;D
Also 3 weeks ago I know I had to have gained 30 minutes by getting off at Texarkana and getting on whichever highway that was because when we crossed over i30 it looked like a parking lot, that was a Friday about 6 on Labor Day weekend however. I use Google maps navigation and it is pretty good about letting you know about traffic backups and alternate routes, so I use it even though I know where I am going.
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Re: Parking at Jerry World
« Reply #16632 on: September 24, 2016, 08:11:04 am »

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Re: Parking at Jerry World
« Reply #16633 on: September 24, 2016, 08:11:49 am »

Lot 4 is where all us cool folks will be  ;D
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Re: Interstate 30 updates?
« Reply #16634 on: September 24, 2016, 08:26:40 am »

I hear what you are saying, and you apparently drive it all the time. I drive through there about 10 to 12 times a year, and I have had 2 occasions in the last year where I was held up at least 45 minutes because I didn't get off at hope on Sunday afternoons. So I remain skeptical ;D
Also 3 weeks ago I know I had to have gained 30 minutes by getting off at Texarkana and getting on whichever highway that was because when we crossed over i30 it looked like a parking lot, that was a Friday about 6 on Labor Day weekend however. I use Google maps navigation and it is pretty good about letting you know about traffic backups and alternate routes, so I use it even though I know where I am going.
Well 6 in the evening is rush hour. There are bound to be a few little delays, especially driving from Texarkana to hope east bound when you first leave Texarkana and get on that first little bit of construction and around the Fulton exit too where you have that area where the interstate merges into the other side. But pretty much rest of the time it's not that big a deal. There are no issues either way if driving early morning before 7. No issues driving from Hope to Texarkana really at any time. Might be a little bit of slowing traffic around the Fulton exit. My speed slowed down into the 30s one time driving home from Hope. And that was in 2 weeks of driving that way. I still made it to Texarkana in 35 minutes from Hope.

If I'm not mistaken, even on those US highways you get off on the speed is 65 at the most. I30 the whole way it's 70 with most doing 80. So not that big of a difference most of the time.
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Re: Parking at Jerry World
« Reply #16635 on: September 24, 2016, 08:29:14 am »

Regarding parking hours at [CENSORED], you can select the start and end time when the reservation is made. Click on the time clocks in upper left corner of the web site.
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Re: Interstate 30 updates?
« Reply #16636 on: September 24, 2016, 09:17:22 am »

I30 is a big gamble on weekends. Keep in mind a stalled vehicle  or accident ahead can strand you for several hours or more.
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Re: Interstate 30 updates?
« Reply #16637 on: September 24, 2016, 10:02:32 am »

I30 is a big gamble on weekends. Keep in mind a stalled vehicle  or accident ahead can strand you for several hours or more.
Yeah that's a risk on the alternate routes too.
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Any Hog Watch Parties is Phoenix tonight?
« Reply #16638 on: September 24, 2016, 11:21:31 am »

Wanting to watch with fellow Hog Fans!!!
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Re: Any Hog Watch Parties is Phoenix tonight?
« Reply #16639 on: September 24, 2016, 11:39:52 am »

Half Moon Windy City Bar
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« Reply #16640 on: September 24, 2016, 11:40:43 am »

Also, they have a Facebook page called, Arizona Razorback Club and it is run by Keith Grayson
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Re: Any Hog Watch Parties is Phoenix tonight?
« Reply #16641 on: September 24, 2016, 11:47:52 am »

THX & WOO PIG!
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Re: Interstate 30 updates?
« Reply #16642 on: September 24, 2016, 04:10:18 pm »

Everyone just listen to GGT, he obviously knows.

Just giving my advise on weekend traffic. Been doing it every weekend for the last 15 years.

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LR Buffet
« Reply #16643 on: September 26, 2016, 11:07:58 am »

I'll be coming in this week for the game...Does anybody have any good ideas on a Little Rock buffet for the fam and I to get our chow on?
Looking for something with a good variety.
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Re: LR Buffet
« Reply #16644 on: September 26, 2016, 11:10:53 am »

Say no to buffet
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Re: LR Buffet
« Reply #16645 on: September 26, 2016, 11:11:13 am »

Brown's Country Restaurant around Benton on I-30 is always a good stop for the family.  Lots of souvenir shopping there, also.
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Re: LR Buffet
« Reply #16646 on: September 26, 2016, 11:25:57 am »

Brown's Country Restaurant around Benton on I-30 is always a good stop for the family.  Lots of souvenir shopping there, also.

He said he was going to be in Little Rock.

Riverfront steakhouse has huge salad,soup, food bar.

Other wise you are looking at Pizza Hut or rest home food.
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Re: LR Buffet
« Reply #16647 on: September 26, 2016, 11:27:42 am »

The Golden Corral
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Re: LR Buffet
« Reply #16648 on: September 26, 2016, 11:27:50 am »

No such thing.
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Re: LR Buffet
« Reply #16649 on: September 26, 2016, 11:31:32 am »

Skip the buffet and there are some great eating places in LR.
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