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Braves Celebrate Reopening of I-85

In conjunction with the reopening of I-85, the Atlanta Braves will recognize C.W. Matthews Contracting Company as well as the Georgia Department of Transportation before the game on Wednesday, May 17. From now through May 24, the Braves are also offering fans a ticket special to commemorate the much-anticipated occasion of a normal commute.

In an on-field presentation before the game on May 17, representatives from C.W. Matthews Contracting Company will be joined by Georgia Department of Transportation Commissioner Russell McMurray to be recognized for their efforts in the reconstruction of I-85. Employees from C.W. Matthews Contracting Company have also been provided game tickets and will take part in Braves traditions during the game, such as Starting the Chop.

In conjunction with the reopening of I-85, the Atlanta Braves will recognize C.W. Matthews Contracting Company as well as the Georgia Department of Transportation before the game on Wednesday, May 17. From now through May 24, the Braves are also offering fans a ticket special to commemorate the much-anticipated occasion of a normal commute.

In an on-field presentation before the game on May 17, representatives from C.W. Matthews Contracting Company will be joined by Georgia Department of Transportation Commissioner Russell McMurray to be recognized for their efforts in the reconstruction of I-85. Employees from C.W. Matthews Contracting Company have also been provided game tickets and will take part in Braves traditions during the game, such as Starting the Chop.

The ticket special offers fans the chance to purchase tickets for $8.50 and below for five games during the upcoming homestand. Available games for the ticket special include May 17 and 18 when the Braves face the Toronto Blue Jays, as well as May 22-24, when they take on the Pittsburgh Pirates. All seats will be located in the 300 and 400 levels. To purchase now, fans can visit www.Braves.com/tickets.

"All of metro Atlanta was impacted by the I-85 bridge collapse, and we wanted to show our appreciation and gratitude for the tireless efforts of the C.W. Matthews Contracting Company and the Georgia Department of Transportation to get Atlanta moving again," said Atlanta Braves President of Business Derek Schiller. "We hope coming out to a ballgame will offer some much-deserved time off for the construction team and their families."

The Atlanta Braves return home on May 17 for a nine-game homestand, facing the Toronto Blue Jays, Washington Nationals and Pittsburgh Pirates.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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