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Supercharger - Norfolk, VA

Discussion in 'Mid-Atlantic' started by LetsGoFast, Apr 23, 2015.

  1. BillWest6

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    Anywhere on Northampton Blvd between I-64 and Diamond Springs Rd.
     
  2. LetsGoFast

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    I really don't think any of the places along Northampton have the parking. Maybe Aberdeen Barn, but I think Janaf makes way more sense. Plus Aberdeen Barn doesn't do lunch and is like 60 years old.
     
  3. LetsGoFast

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    #23 LetsGoFast, May 7, 2015
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    I have obtained a copy of the detailed plans for this supercharger provided to the city by Black & Veatch that includes lots of arcane details about the cabling for the various panels and specifications for the gravel under the concrete pad and other such minutiae, if anyone is interested in it. The site plans make it clear that it is actually not directly in front of TJ Maxx, but down at the end near Qdoba and Panera (and much closer to Hooters for DFibRL8R). See this drawing:

    Screenshot 2015-05-08 01.51.22.png

    To orient you, the building in the bottom left is the one with Panera and Qdoba and the Navy Federal CU. The V shaped area with the bushes at the center top is the extreme south western corner of the WalMart parking lot. They also made a very nice elevation of the site:

    Screenshot 2015-05-08 01.43.22.png

    Here is the Google Streetview of this spot:
    Screenshot 2015-05-08 02.00.31.png
     
  4. DFibRL8R

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    Thanks for the great news:love:
     
  5. CatB

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    So, wonder where we will have lunch when we assemble for the ribbon-cutting...?
     
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    Most likely 5.8 miles away at Cheetas Go-Go. :scared:
     
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    That's a rough spot. Not sure I'd be in there for any meals, let alone taking in their scenery.

    :scared:
     
  8. CatB

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    He just said that so we'd all settle for Hooters :rolleyes:
     
  9. EdA

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    Thanks for posting that...
     
  10. LetsGoFast

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    I've been chatting with that reporter a bit as he prepared the story. He asked the right questions and seems like a good guy. Nice to see some accurate press, although one might prefer less focus on the cash flow you can't argue with the facts.
     
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    #32 linkster, May 11, 2015
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  12. arondaniel

    arondaniel Il Sessanta Caricato

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    Great news! Williamsburg to Salisbury in a 60 was a bit of a stretch: 12 miles remaining @35 degrees. :)
     
  13. EdA

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    I'll be staying in Norfolk this week (Tues-Sun).
    Would love to borrow a CHAdeMO adapter sometime before we leave bright and early Sunday morning...
    Unless the supercharger opens by then...

    Thanks...
     
  14. LetsGoFast

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    No chance of that.
     
  15. RFD

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    This is good news. We will be going to several Norfolk State University football games this fall. The round trip from Glen Allen can be dicey in cold weather. Last fall I made it back to Glen Allen with 2 miles to spare.
     
  16. EdA

    EdA Model S P-2540

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    I'll probably be there long enough to get back my range by L1 charging at night.
    And if necessary a trip tot the Nissan dealer.
     
  17. CatB

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    Anybody know if construction has started yet?
     
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    Open in Sept according to someone who works for the company handling the project.
     
  19. Todd Burch

    Todd Burch Voltage makes me tingle.

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    Yikes, that's slow!
     

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