The road to the future

WEST POINT – On Tuesday, the West Point Visitor Center made world history by becoming the first place in the United States to unveil a solar roadway and the first location in the world to have drive-over tire pressure gauges that measure wheel depth that is available for free to the public.

The new technologies were installed at the welcome center as part of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation’s project to create a corridor of safe, sustainable and beautiful highway on the section of I-85 between the welcome center and Exit 18 known as the Ray. The foundation has received support from the Georgia Department of Transportation as well as other public and private entities to fund the project.

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The road to the future
By Alicia B. Hill
at LaGrange Daily News