Have you driven on Interstate 87 Yet?

Drivers in the Triangle may notice some new interstate highway signs, after the N.C. Department of Transportation erected the familiar red and blue shields for Interstate 87 on the southeast corner of the Beltline and on U.S. 64/264 between Raleigh and Wendell.

I-87 will one day run from Raleigh to the Hampton Roads region of Virginia, following what are now U.S. 64 to Williamston and U.S. 17 from there past Elizabeth City to Chesapeake, Va. Upgrading the existing highways to interstate standards along the entire route could take a decade or more. >>Read more