RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — The new Interstate 73/US 311 connector in Randolph County is expected to open the week after Memorial Day.
The goal of the connector is to connect Randolph, Guilford and Forsyth counties.
The project has been delayed several times. It was originally scheduled to open October 2012, then December 2012, then February 2013 and now the week after Memorial Day.
When finished, it I-73 will connect to I-74 making traveling to the beach faster this summer. The cost is $100 million.
The NC DOT is planning ribbon cutting ceremony.