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I-485 still on schedule to open in September...of this year...yes I said September of this year

Hey, I haven't blogged about I-485 in awhile. According to the contractor, Skanska USA, they're still on track for a late-September opening for the section of I-485 from NC 16 to NC 115 in Northern Mecklenburg County. Also part of the soon to be open section is the much anticipated interchange with I-77 near Huntersville.

When opened, the I-485 loop will be close to if not a little more than 75% completed. Looking for that final piece of the puzzle to open soon? Don't hold your breath, unless you are able to for another ten years.

So let this post be the beginning of the unofficial opening day pool for when the upcoming segment of I-485 will open. My call....October 12th. (make your prediction in the comments section)

I'll send the winner some maps or something like that.

Story: Charlotte Observer

Comments

Please put me down for October 20th.

Thanks.
James Mast said…
Put me down for November 1st (which happens to be my birthday).
Anonymous said…
I say October 24, because it is a Friday, and they will want it open before a weekend.

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