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Supercharger - La Vale, MD

Discussion in 'Mid-Atlantic' started by emupilot, Jun 29, 2017.

  1. emupilot

    emupilot Active Member

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    Since there are a bunch of Sheetz locations getting superchargers, I called the one nearest the Tesla Find Us page Coming Soon pin in La Vale, MD and they confirmed that they have superchargers under construction in their parking lot. The person I talked to had no estimate of when they would be operational. The address is in Cumberland but it is on the opposite side of La Vale from Cumberland proper.

    Sheetz
    11601 Winchester Road
    Cumberland, MD 21502
     
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  2. Xenius

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    Good sleuthing! This would have been a very nice supercharger to have on a camping trip we were supposed to take a few weeks ago.
     
  3. SabrToothSqrl

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  4. rjpryan

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    Nice! This is a handy middle spot for people who want to avoid 76.
     
  5. ItsNotAboutTheMoney

    ItsNotAboutTheMoney Well-Known Member

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    La Vale, MD

    Interstates: I-68
    US Numbered Highways (<=5mi): US-40*, US-220

    I-68:
    From: Morgantown, WV - 71.6
    To: End (I-70 near Hancock, MD) - 41.4 miles
    Diversion: 2 miles
    From: Start (I-79 near Morgantown, WV) - 72.1 miles

    To: Falls Creek, PA (I-68,US-230,I-99,PA-350,US-322,PA-970,I-80,US-219) - 144 miles
    To: Breezewood, PA (I-68,US-220,US-30) - 52.8 miles
    To: Bloomsburg, PA (I-68,US-230,I-99,I-80) - 196 miles
    To: Hagerstown, MD (I-68,I-70) - 70.9 miles
    To: Strasburg, VA (I-68,MD-51/WV-9,WV-29,WV/VA-127,US-522,VA-37,I-81,US-11) - 82.6 miles
    To: Triadelphia, WV (I-68,US-40,US-119,PA-43,I-70,local) - 128 miles
    To: Somerset, PA (I-68,MD-546/local,PA-160,local,US-219,BPARS,local) - 40 miles

    Another nice filler. For example, some routes from the Midwest to Washington DC/Baltimore, MD go through Triadelphia, WV and Hagerstown, MD, passing through La Vale, MD, which would split a near 200 mile gap.

    Also, it's 122 miles from Bellefonte, PA, so when this is done and Bellefonte, PA's done, it'll open I-99 in PA.

    * US-40 is concurrent with I-68
     
  6. vdiv

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    La Vallée (sounds better in French :) )
    There are 4 supercharger crates, but only 5 spots at the place where they are digging. Maybe they will put the stalls upfront.
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  7. SabrToothSqrl

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    THAT! is a purdy blue. :)
     
  8. Sonny Daze

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  9. ABVA

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    Any more pictures? Progress? Update?
    Thank you
     
  10. Sylvia

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    I'll be out that way this weekend. If it is still daylight when I go by I'll stop and take a look. I came through last weekend, but it was dark both nights so I didn't get a chance to stop.
     
  11. Sylvia

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    I wasn't able to get any decent pictures on the way through Friday night, hopefully on Sunday the weather will cooperate a little better and I'll gt some pictures. There is a lot of work in progress but the charger is far from done.
     
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  12. Sylvia

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    Finally able to get my pictures uploaded from Friday night. I wasn't able to stop by on Sunday to get better ones, so figured I would post the ones from Friday. 20170804_205908.jpg 20170804_205917.jpg
     
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  13. ABVA

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    Thanks for the pictures. I do see the transformers but appears that Morgantown is ahead of LaVale
     
  14. vdiv

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    The site would have a singular transformer, which is not visible. Those two tall white cabinets are power switches, not transformers.
     
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