Etowah Co. commission supports I-759 extension

The Etowah County Commission has adopted a support resolution for extending I-759.

The resolution calls the project a connection from I-59 to Highway 431, identifying its goal as building a main road to improve the region’s industrial, commercial, and hospitality potential.

It claims finishing the project would not only help future growth of commercial, industrial, and residential areas, but also improve public safety and health.

The commission chairman calls the extension a top priority for the county.