GREENSBORO, N.C. -- A six-mile section of the Future I-73 will open to traffic Friday - starting at noon.

The six-mile stretch goes from Highway 68 to U.S. 220. The new section starts northwest of PTI airport.

It runs past Highway 150 and connects to U.S. 220.

DOT says this will give drivers a more direct route from Rockingham County to Greensboro.

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