Plans for the interchange off I-75 to serve the Enterprise South Industrial Park.Photo by Juliette Coughlin
A McKee Foods Corp. truck was the first vehicle today to travel a newly-opened $9.6 million connector from I-75 to Collegedale.
“This project will ease some of the congestion in the area during peak travel times,” said Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer, in a statement.
Chattanooga Mayor Ron Littlefield said he thinks there will be new hotels and restaurants opening up at the I-75 interchange, which ties into Volkswagen Drive.
“It’s an important new gateway for Chattanooga and Collegedale,” the mayor said.
For more information, pick up a copy of tomorrow’s Times Free Press.
Mike Pare, the deputy Business editor at the Chattanooga Times Free Press, has worked at the paper for 27 years. In addition to editing, Mike also writes Business stories and covers Volkswagen, economic development and manufacturing in Chattanooga and the surrounding area. In the past he also has covered higher education. Mike, a native of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., received a bachelor’s degree in communications from Florida Atlantic University. he worked at the Rome News-Tribune before ...