Originally Posted by Viola
They do that in So CA to an extent. Like when I lived in NoVA, I'd take 66 into wherever, and then go up 395 or 295. Now I might say "the beltway" or "the toll road" but that's about it. But in CA it was always "the 5" "the 405" "the 10" and so on. But I think named roads were not used with the article.
NO NO NO NO NO NOT IN CALIFORNIA
!!! They do this in SOUTHERN
California which is like a different state than Northern California. They do NOT do it up in the Central Valley or the Bay Area. It is always I5 OR simply 80, 88, 50, whatever. Never THE 5. However they call it the 5 up here in Oregon and I want to pull my hair out. It's I5 people I5.. Standing for Interstate 5. Not the
Oh I'm sorry that drives me freaking insane. Off to finish reading.