A pair of projects continue to progress on the South Hartmann Drive corridor that will bring business and recreation to the area.
Construction of a park continues near BankTennessee. The $368,000 park is the first of a series of parks the council wants to build in neighborhoods throughout the city that are planned to be connected to existing trails and a greenway system.
Great Southern Recreation will install the swings, ropes and other playground structures.
Money for the project came from funds originally designed for a single city park on the west side of the city near Hamilton Springs.
The Lebanon Planning Commission also approved plans for a Dayton Freight service center to be located at 1141 S. Hartmann Dr. near the intersection of South Hartmann Drive and Old Murfreesboro Road.
The service station would be the freight line company’s fifth service station in Tennessee, with stations already in Memphis, Knoxville, Nashville and Jackson. Plans for the 37-acre service center show it would border homes along Old Murfreesboro Road.
The Lebanon City Council will have the final vote on the project.
The projects continue to push the city’s vision for the South Hartmann Drive corridor, and aligns with the South Hartmann Gateway Study the Lebanon City Council approved last year. The study is a guide for development along the corridor, which includes about 3,000 acres of land directly attached to or close to South Hartmann Drive.