4 road projects to know in the Franklin and Brentwood areas


Take a look at some of the road projects in the works in Franklin and Brentwood.

Mack Hatcher Parkway extension

The road will be extended from south of State Route 96 to Hillsboro Road, according to the Tennessee Department of Transportation. The project is split into two phases: the first will create a two-lane road and multiuse path across the Harpeth River, and the second will create a divided, four-lane road.

Timeline: December 2018-September 2021
Cost: $45.1 million
Funding source: TDOT, city of Franklin

McEwen Drive Phase 4

This project will make grade improvements to McEwen Drive from Cool Springs Boulevard to Wilson Pike. The project will also add right-turn bypass lanes to the roundabout at McEwen and Cool Springs, which will allow drivers to directly turn right onto Cool Springs.

Timeline: 2015 (design)-2023
Cost: $34 million
Funding source: city of Franklin

McEwen Drive Phase 5

Phase 5 will extend the roadway from Wilson Pike to the eastern boundary of the city limits, just north of Clovercroft Creek. The project will include a multiuse trail and street lighting

Timeline: 2021-23
Cost: TBD
Funding source: city of Franklin, city of Brentwood

Mallory Lane improvements

This project includes sidewalk and intersection upgrades to accommodate future traffic counts. Funding for construction has not yet been approved.

Timeline: August 2018-TBD
Cost: $2.2 million for design and right of way acquisition, TBD for construction
Funding source: city of Franklin

All information on this page was updated as of 3/12/19. News or questions about these or other local transportation projects? Email us at frbnews@communityimpact.com.

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Wendy Sturges
A Houston native and graduate of St. Edward's University in Austin, Wendy Sturges has worked as a community journalist covering local government, health care, business and development since 2011. She has worked with Community Impact since 2015 as a reporter and editor and moved to Tennessee in 2019.
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