Purpose of project:

Provide an alternative route to relieve traffic on Kinghshighway and US 63 by extending 4-lanes of Highway 72/Ridgeview Rd between US 63 and I-44.

Schedule for project/construction:

Construction has started and the new road will be open to traffic by the end of 2018.

Benefits of project:

Provide congestion relief along US 63 (Bishop Ave) and Kingshighway by providing a bypass for through traffic. The project is expected to improve mobility and safety city-wide.

See the latest Highway 72 Extension Video, Bridging the Railroad

To see the latest drone flyover video click here