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Supercharger-Charleston, WV site possibly discovered??

Discussion in 'Mid-Atlantic' started by RomainiacWV, Sep 27, 2014.

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  1. RomainiacWV

    RomainiacWV Member

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    I snapped these photos at a new hotel (Mariott Courtyard) being built in the downtown area of Charleston, WV. It is right where an SC should be, near convergence of several interstates. I have been told an SC is due this year by a local store. When scoping the property out I saw this array of 8 unusual metal utility poles in an obscure corner of the hotel's parking lot. Looks like how a supercharger may start up and they usually have 8 bays. Wanted to know if this conforms to early supercharger build, if anyone has see this before?? Very excited to have an SC in my town if so! Hotel set to open in a few months so this site should meet the 2014 map deadline if this in fact what it is.

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  2. fdog

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    No, I don't think this is anything, unfortunately.

    When I've driven by a supercharger site that's under construction (Lumberton NC, Santee SC, Greenville, SC), they tend to dig trenches first to the head of the parking space, and construct the charging stand, which look totally different than what is shown in those pictures.

    I think those poles, which have detachable tops, are to keep people from driving off of the paved area. The tops can be removed to allow an authorized landscaping/service truck to pass.

    Keep scouting out the area, though. Hopefully you'll be able to spot the real location.
     
  3. RomainiacWV

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    Any chance those detachable poles are there for the Tesla Supercharger sign poles? Hey a guy can dream right ;).
     

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