Tunnel Route

The tunnel begins just west of the central business district, at 12th and Rowan streets. It will continue east and southeast for 4 miles, continuing the route southeast to near Lexington Road and Grinstead Drive.


There will be six construction staging areas located where the six drop shafts are being built to access the tunnel. These are located at:

  • 11th and Rowan streets, also site of the tunnel and new Pump Station

  • 8th and Washington streets downtown

  • Franklin and Buchanan streets in the Butchertown area

  • 1198 East Main Street

  • Lexington Road near Grinstead Drive

  • East Water Street near North Shelby Street