Infrastructure and Connection
Improved linkage between the cities, towns and villages along Rt. 219 are a key benefit of the completion of the highway. Linkage has a number of applications, including:
Supply Chain – For industry along the corridor to reach its potential in the global market, manufacturers require more efficient access to both their suppliers and customers
Tourism – Interconnectivity among the communities along the 219 corridor will create a rising tide of tourism opportunity that will enhance accessibility and promotion.
Natural Gas – As the U.S. energy economy continues to move toward natural gas as a resource, the 219 corridor will play a pivotal role in transport of both materials and the actual product