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Author Topic: Coalfields Expressway  (Read 5108 times)

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Re: Coalfields Expressway
« Reply #51 on: February 07, 2019, 10:50:45 PM »

^ Looks like that image was taken from above here.

Has that connector actually been built or is this a project rendering?
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Re: Coalfields Expressway
« Reply #52 on: February 08, 2019, 11:38:50 AM »

^ Looks like that image was taken from above here.

Has that connector actually been built or is this a project rendering?

That is the location. I'm inclined to think that's an actual photo given the shadows and apparent patches of ice from runoff on the rock cuts.
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Re: Coalfields Expressway
« Reply #53 on: February 08, 2019, 03:26:51 PM »

The connector curve and intersection approach looks photoshopped in, though.  There are also no barricades closing off the connector.  And a recent article from October mentions the connector won't open until November.
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Re: Coalfields Expressway
« Reply #54 on: February 08, 2019, 08:35:26 PM »

The trees to the right of the connector should be casting a shadow over part of the roadway - look how long the shadows of the telephone poles are....
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