Final Stretch Of I-485 Opens Friday Afternoon

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The final stretch of I-485 will open Friday afternoon.  

Officials are planning a ribbon cutting ceremony for 1pm and the road is expected to open to the public once the ceremony is over.  

The 5.7 mile segment from Old Statesville Road to I-85 will officially complete the 67-mile loops around Charlotte and serve as a link from I-77 to I-85.