EDC Executive Director Sharon Butts said the preliminary Geotech study, which they will spend up to $5,000 on, will be conducted on 50 acres in that park “ to have in place for [a] future project request.” She said the future project could not be specified. The study will provide in-depth site conditions to companies that might hope to locate in the general area; the study will also include construction recommendations.
The Interstate 24 Industrial Park – located near the Exit 65 interchange with I-24, on U.S. 68/Ky. 80 – is currently home to Transcraft, GFB, Ethridge Plastics, Derby Fabricating and U.S. Tobacco, according to a map from 2013.
The decision to have the study done was made after discussion during an executive session. No other information was made public at press time.
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