Dartmouth Extension Opens

By: Jordan Meserole Email
By: Jordan Meserole Email

South College Station residents now have one more road to get lost on.

The Dartmouth extension officially opened Monday morning, which connects Krenek Tap Road with Harvey Mitchell Parkway. A ribbon cutting ceremony marked the grand opening, and was attended by many prominent city officials, including Fire Chief R. B Alley and Police Chief Michael Ikner.

The four lane road has a bike path on each side, as well as sidewalks and a decorative bridge with lighting.

The project to extend Dartmouth began in January of 2007 with a budget of four million dollars.

Officials say they hope the new road will help relieve congestion on south Texas Avenue as well as around Highway 6

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