Ongoing projects


Southeast Municipal Complex access road construction

This city of Franklin project, located near the intersection of Carothers Parkway and Lockwood Lane, will create an access road and bridge over the Harpeth River that will travel through the future Southeast Municipal Complex, a new park that is slated to measure approximately 200 acres. The project will also relocate some sanitary sewer lines in the area, according to Franklin City Administrator Eric Stuckey.

Timeline: April 2021-May 2024

Cost: $31.2 million (for total complex project)

Funding source: city of Franklin


Mack C. Hatcher Parkway extension

The Tennessee Department of Transportation is working to complete the first phase of the northwest extension of the Mack C. Hatcher Parkway from Hillsboro Road to Hwy. 96 West in Franklin. The project will initially include a two-lane road, with future plans to expand to a four-lane road.

Timeline: 2019-November 2021 (Phase 1 only)

Cost: $45.1 million (Phase 1 only)


Funding sources: TDOT, city of Franklin

Future project


East McEwen Drive Phase 4 improvements

The city of Franklin will widen McEwen Drive from the roundabout at Cool Springs Boulevard to Wilson Pike. The roadway will feature four lanes with some center turn lanes throughout as well as sidewalks, a multiuse path and street lighting.

Timeline: spring 2023-mid-2026

Cost: $34.05 million


Funding source: city of Franklin, Federal Surface Transportation Block Grant