Thursday, December 19, 2013

Southern Parkway segments near completion

Two new segments of the Southern Parkway project should open soon and connect the airport with Washington and Hurricane via the Washington Fields and Sand Hollow roads. The eight-mile stretch from Airport Parkway to Washington Dam Road could open the first week of 2014, while the seven-mile stretch between Washington Dam Road and 4300 West could open even sooner, perhaps by next week.

About $26 million had been spent on the latest two segments as of the end of November, with the overall 33-mile Southern Parkway project forecast to cost about $475 million by the time it is done. The Spectrum