In fall 2021, Henry County applied for federal funds to assist in project costs for the second phase of widening state route 81. The county recently learned those funds will tentatively come in fiscal year 2024 to start project design.
State Route 81 widening phase II extends between Bethany Road and Keys Ferry Road. Phase I is also in the planning stages between Postmaster Drive and Bethany Road. Together, the two projects represent nearly $100 million dollars in anticipated infrastructure investment.
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