The following benefits were key findings from the economic analysis report completed in 2018:
Provides an alternative north-south transportation route.
Supports thousands of new jobs by creating access to available land in the Frederickson area.
Allows more people easier access to where they live, work and shop by improving a major commuter corridor.
Decreases travel times and reduces transportation costs for goods.
Cuts distances to destinations for drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians.
Supports around 180 jobs and puts $25.3 million back into the economy through cost savings.
Businesses and organizations interviewed for this project agreed: