East is West, and South is North, and I’ve Never Met Mark Twain

Here in Massachusetts, we’re not too picky about how we label our highways.

For example, 95 North is also 128 North, going West, and 93 North is also 128 South, going East:


At this intersection, if you take 3 North, you are also taking 2 WEST and 16 EAST. If you take 3 South, you are also taking 2 EAST and 16 WEST:

BB-2015-07-22 18.19.42 fixedAnd because of the fish-hook shape that State Route 28 takes, there’s a section of it in Orleans, on Cape Cod where 28 South goes Due North!


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