Here are some of the Chattanooga and regional projects Gov. Bill Haslam says would benefit under his IMPROVE Act:
- Interstate 24: Beginning at I-59 on the Georgia line, 10.3-mile project would widen I-24 to U.S. 27 in downtown Chattanooga. Estimated cost: $171.5 million.
- Rebuild interchange of I-75 and I-24 in Brainerd and East Ridge. Estimated cost: $65 million
- Upgrade interchanges on I-24 at Broad Street and Market Street to rework ramps and improve access from I-24 to the Southside. Estimated cost: $37 million.
- I-75: Interchange modification at Hamilton Place mall: $40 million.
- Work on six I-24 bridges, including over Rossville Boulevard ($6.2 million), eastbound lanes over Broad Street ($4.2 million), over old Southern Railway lines ($2.9 million), over Germantown Road ($3.2 million), over Central Avenue ($4.6 million) and Williams Street ($3 million).
- Widen Ooltewah-Ringgold Road from Apison Pike to East Brainerd Road. Estimated cost for the 4.4 mile project is $56.7 million.
- Widen Bonny Oaks Drive near Enterprise South from Industry Drive to Adamson Circle: $8.3 million. From Adamson Circle to west of Bonnyshire Drive: $20.7 million. From Bonnyshire Drive to I-75: $21.2 million.
- Bonny Oaks Drive bridge over Chickamauga Creek: $5.1 million.
- Rhea County: Widen eight miles of SR 30 from U.S. 27 to west of Tennessee River bridge. Estimated cost: $44.1 million.
- Polk County: Ocoee River Gorge bypass. Phase 1 is a 23-mile stretch costing an estimated $300 million; Phase 2 is a $200 million project involving 2.1 miles through mountainous terrain.
- Bradley County: Widen North Lee Highway from near Anatole Lane to SR 308 in Charleston: $36.8 million.
- Bradley County: Build truck climbing lane on southbound I-75 at White Oak Mountain: $18 million.
- Bradley County: Widen I-75 from Cleveland urban boundary to Bradley/McMinn county line: $26.2 million.