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Rebuilding I-77 in south Charlotte

It’s 10 years out, but the latest thinking is to add two toll lanes in each direction. The UPoR provides a very few details here.

3 Responses to “Rebuilding I-77 in south Charlotte”

  • Jun
    11
    2014

    Seems like they are going to have a tough time widening the road any more than it already is.

  • Jun
    11
    2014

    The estimated price tag is $1 billion+ and that includes a lot of land acquisition. They’d also have to rebuild all the bridges, so it’s going to be a complete nightmare for those that use the road while work is underway.

  • Jun
    12
    2014

    The answer is obvious: Don’t widen it. When people realize that the road isn’t going to get any wider, they will adjust their decisions (where to live, where to drive, etc.) around that reality.

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