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Daily Summary for 11/14/2023

Big Rig Steve officially done for the day at 11:15 safely parked at the shop near Gary, IN for our 12 noon 150,000 mile check up.  Next trip starts Wednesday morning.

Title: Shop Day

Big Rig Travels broadcast day began at 8:55 (all times today are CST) back on to the big road I-90 eastbound leaving BRT headquarters in Belvidere, IL.

9:14 BRS advised that during off time two turkeys were prepared and 12 chicken breasts.

9:52 near Rolling Meadows, IL BRS asked if we wanted to go through downtown Chicago.

10:00 “I figure I would take you downtown” as we entered Chicago city limits. 

10:06 “Ok, who’s silly idea was it to go downtown?” as we slowly moved forward in heavy traffic.

10:07 BRS notes car driving on the right shoulder that ended up caught up in the backup.

10:28 BRS points out first view of the Chicago skyline appearing.

11:03 Welcome to Indiana, near Whiting, IN.

Numbers: we covered approximately 112 miles 180 km 

Clocks: 66:25 hours on 70 hr, gain back no hours until next Wednesday morning. 

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Another good day for Big Rig Travels

Welcome to Indiana

Please post comments anything of importance or interest of today’s trip that was not included or feedback for Steve about todays broadcast. 

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