WATCH: SKYFOX Drone flies over nearly repaired I-85
Watch as SKYFOX Drone flies over Interstate 85 to give you a behind the scenes aerial view of the almost completed repairs. Governor Nathan Deal announced on Wednesday that the interstate will be open by Monday, May 15 and maybe even sooner.
READ: Gov. Deal: I-85 to reopen by Monday, possibly sooner
I-85 will reopen exactly one month ahead of schedule and Governor Deal said the main reason that’s happening is due to incentives for the contractor, C.W. Matthews. The estimated financial impact is about $27 million in motorist savings for having completed the project earlier than the original completion date, which was June 15.