Media Availability: NCDOT Secretary Tata to Announce Opening of New I-85 South Bridge over Yadkin River Wednesday, March 6, 2013

WHAT:        N.C. Department of Transportation Secretary Tony Tata to announce when the new I-85 South bridge over the Yadkin River will open to traffic.
WHEN:        Thursday, March 7. Media must arrive no later than 8:45 a.m. for set up. The event will start 9:30 a.m.
WHERE:    Meet at the project trailer, located at 105 Jacobs Lambe Lane in Salisbury. A guide car will escort media to the bridge.
COMMENTS:    The event will take place on the new I-85 South bridge, with the old Yadkin River Bridge in the background. Following Secretary Tata’s remarks, media will have the opportunity to tour the new bridge, take video or photographs, and interview project engineers.


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