New Mack C. Hatcher Parkway extension opens to traffic

The new extension of the Mack C. Hatcher Parkway opened Nov. 29. (Lacy Klasel/Community Impact Newspaper)
The new extension of the Mack C. Hatcher Parkway opened Nov. 29. (Lacy Klasel/Community Impact Newspaper)

The new extension of the Mack C. Hatcher Parkway opened Nov. 29. (Lacy Klasel/Community Impact Newspaper)

The new northwest extension of the Mack C. Hatcher Parkway opened Nov. 29, according to local officials.

The new road, which extends from Hillsboro Road to south of New Hwy. 96 West in Franklin, features a single lane in each direction and a bridge over the Harpeth River. The $45.1 million project had been under construction since 2019 and is part of a master plan to create a full loop around the city.


The roadway was expected to open in late October but was delayed until late November, according to the Tennessee Department of Transportation.