101 HOV Lane open

Discussion in 'Local Prius Club Main Forum' started by sparkyAZ, Nov 10, 2008.

  1. sparkyAZ

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    So the HOV lane on the 101 opened today, and I just had to try it out. :)

    I've been driving by it every day as they worked on it and it's finally open at least for a few miles!!

    Anyone else a first-day HOV lane driver?
     
  2. V8Cobrakid

    V8Cobrakid Green Handyman

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    which section?
     
  3. sparkyAZ

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    They opened the NB and SB lanes between the 202 and 90th street on the Scottsdale 101.
     
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    Didn't realize they opened it. I'm going to be heading up that direction tomorrow.... I'll be sure to drive in it and report back how it feels. :)
     
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    I used it Monday night going to meet my dad for dinner at Scottsdale and FLW. It was nice, smooth sailing, until just before some insane traffic by the airpark area.
     
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    The SB lane actually starts a bit further south than the NB lane ends - SB begins somewhere between Via De Ventura and Indian Bend. Tonight traffic on the way home was all f'd up - a big accident and two cars were pulled over (one from the HOV side). At least the HOV was moving. Thank God for the Blue plate - I'm putting that puppy to good use!
     
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    h2photo Turning greener day byday

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    My Hubbys been using it too, he Loves it! Says it makes the drive home a lot easier!
     
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    Any idea when the 101 will be completed in Chandler from 60 to 202?
     
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