Sheriff: More than 50 speeding citations issued in 2 hours on I-485 in Mecklenburg County

Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office 

More than 50 speeding citations were issued within two hours Sunday along Interstate-485 during a Speed Enforcement Operation, according to the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office. 

The operation was conducted on I-485 at Prosperity Church Road on Sunday, April 28. 

The posted speed limit on I-485 is 70 mph. The average speed logged was 88 mph and the highest speed recorded was 100 mph, deputies said. 

A total of 56 citations were issued within a two hour span.