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KyburzKyburz Registered User Posts: 2 New Member
edited December 2008 in Amherst College
Hi- I was just wondering what the drive from Boston to Amherst is like. I know it's about 90 - 100 miles, but what is the road like? Is it a two lane winding road, or more of a four lane interstate? What is the speed limit? What's the fastest that you make it if you really push it?
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  • loweryoureyelidsloweryoureyelids Registered User Posts: 84 Junior Member
    It's not gonna be any shorter than 2 hours.
  • KyburzKyburz Registered User Posts: 2 New Member
    So that would indicate that you can't go any faster than about 45 mph? It must be a two lane winding road?
  • tianjpianwtianjpianw Registered User Posts: 31 Junior Member
    2 hours or less
  • CatfishCatfish Registered User Posts: 725 Member
    It's about 2 hours, although that could be more or less depending on traffic. 1.5 hours is doable if you push it and traffic cooperates. Absolute worst case is 4 hours, which happened to me once when 90 was backed up for literally the entire length of the state. The simplest route from Boston is west on I-90, then north on I-91, then east on route 9. Route 9 is stop and go, but the interstates you can take as fast as you would expect.
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