Route 895 Construction - June 2002 - Photos 9-11
Here are 3 photos of Route 895, taken on June 22, 2002.
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freeway roadway where they can maintain the full posted speed limit on the
Above, I'm standing on the Wilton Road overpass bridge, looking west onto Route 895. I am standing directly over the two eastbound mainline freeway lanes. The eastbound roadway is open to traffic and the westbound roadway is closed to traffic pending completion of the westbound James River Bridge. The James River Bridge is visible in the distance. The toll plazas are visible ahead. The highway mainline has three lanes in each direction on this section, and the outer lane each way branches from the mainline into the manual and automatic cash toll plazas. The center and inner lanes each way continue as full freeway-standard mainline roadways, and an overhead gantry has the detection equipment for electronic toll collection, and these two lanes each way are to be used only by
Above, I'm standing on the Wilton Road overpass bridge, looking west onto Route 895. This photo was taken from a similar vantage point as the previous photo, taken a few minutes later, but with a telephoto lens (135 mm or 2.7x); the previous photo was taken with a 50mm (1.0x) regular lens.
Above, I'm standing on the Wilton Road overpass bridge, looking east onto Route 895.
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