Some bank on Corridor H being completed sooner rather than later; others not as optimistic

Jan 17, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Martinsburg Journal

The completion of Corridor H might seem miles away to some West Virginians, but Jim Strader is banking on it being done sooner rather than later.

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Jan 18, 2013
 
This is really exciting and huge for our area. The traffic on 33 is projected to triple when the highway is completed, and that means three times the people stopping here for gas, food, lodging, shopping, site seeing- the whole Bmore/DC crowd will be an hour and a half closer to us- just huge-
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Jan 18, 2013
 
which section of 33 are you referring to?
sunnybucker wrote:
This is really exciting and huge for our area. The traffic on 33 is projected to triple when the highway is completed, and that means three times the people stopping here for gas, food, lodging, shopping, site seeing- the whole Bmore/DC crowd will be an hour and a half closer to us- just huge-

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Jan 18, 2013
 
dmb wrote:
which section of 33 are you referring to?
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Both the U.S. and WV Departments of Transportation have projected that the overall traffic on the completed U.S. 33 will triple- you can find the links via a google search as I recall-
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Buckhannon, WV

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and that's supposed to be a good thing? Guess what. We're still going to be a long way from DC.
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Buckhannon, WV

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Jan 18, 2013
 
Weary wrote:
and that's supposed to be a good thing? Guess what. We're still going to be a long way from DC.
. What you need to understand that the distance is always going to be the same but the drive time will be quicker. Here's your sign !!!
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Fairmont, WV

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Jan 18, 2013
 
Hmmm wrote:
<quoted text>. What you need to understand that the distance is always going to be the same but the drive time will be quicker. Here's your sign !!!
I do not even make sense here I'm a loser!
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Hmmm wrote:
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I do not even make sense here I'm a loser!
. It probably wouldn't of made since to me either when I was in Pre-K. You need to run along to bed Junior its getting late. Don't let your mommy hear you go back to bed or you may get your back side tanned.
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Welch, WV

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Jan 20, 2013
 
sunnybucker wrote:
This is really exciting and huge for our area. The traffic on 33 is projected to triple when the highway is completed, and that means three times the people stopping here for gas, food, lodging, shopping, site seeing- the whole Bmore/DC crowd will be an hour and a half closer to us- just huge-
It will be amazing when it is truly finished. I remember when I was a young child they opened the section from Weston to Buckhannon. Then when I was in high school the section from Buckhannon to Elkins opened, about 15 years after the section from Weston to Buckhannon. Other small sections have opened just past Elkins to their new exit and a little further. I can't wait to see the completed project. I hope it is done by 2020, 40 years after I remember the section from Weston to Buckhannon opening. I have witnessed growth after every section has opened, so I can only imagine the increases we will see over the entire region after the completion. Should you purchase real estate now?

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It will be amazing when it is truly finished. I remember when I was a young child they opened the section from Weston to Buckhannon. Then when I was in high school the section from Buckhannon to Elkins opened, about 15 years after the section from Weston to Buckhannon. Other small sections have opened just past Elkins to their new exit and a little further. I can't wait to see the completed project. I hope it is done by 2020, 40 years after I remember the section from Weston to Buckhannon opening. I have witnessed growth after every section has opened, so I can only imagine the increases we will see over the entire region after the completion. Should you purchase real estate now?
If there's any left that the well-funded speculators haven't snatched up. I think Mike Ross already owns about half of it-
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Just what Elkins needs.......more traffic.
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Weston, WV

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