From Sanger, it was a run straight north on I35, through Oklahoma City and then north a bit more to Guthire. Other than bouncing down the road on I35N, it was a pretty normal drive, except: Oklahoma City.
I35N takes a dog leg onto I40E before leaving I40 and turning north again. On I35, you have 3 lanes of traffic. All of that traffic has to converge down to a single exit ramp lane, so you are getting over to the right hand lane . The last time, there didn’t seem to be a problem, but this time, there were lane closures on I40E, causing a backup on I40 and also that ramp from I35. Coming up a slope and around a curve, all of a sudden, I found ourselves quickly running out of room. The car & trailer ahead of us slammed on his brakes and swerved back out of the ramp lane to avoid hitting the car ahead of him. I had to slam on my brakes so as not to park in his trailer. Our brakes got a workout two days in a row.
Just south of Guthrie, the GPS lady wanted to route us off I35 onto US77, to go through Guthrie to get to the RV Park. Normally that would be a good route, but when hauling, there are too many turns through town to stay on the truck route. By getting off at the next exit, it is a straight run west through town to the RV park, with no turns. So that is usually a manual override with the GPS constantly trying to get us to go back to the exit, until she realizes that based on our position, going on to that next exit is best.
We have stayed at this RV park several times in the past. We only planned to stay the one night, so after unhitching, it was out to find fuel, to be ready to leave the next morning. The executive par 3 golf course at the RV park was looking pretty run down, with the tee’s and greens completely dead and/or overgrown. They were expanding the RV park into the golf course with an extra row of sites. Apparently, after the expansion, the golf course will be redone. Since we don’t golf, it is not an issue for us, but we liked to walk the dogs around the edge of the course, as it makes for a nice long walk. The expansion work put a kink in that some what, but there was still lots of room for some nice long walks, especially along the roadway that borders the golf course.
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