Wythe County’s Progress Park is a 1200-acre regional industrial park with Class 1 rail service strategically located adjacent to the intersection of I-77 and I-81. The park is located in an Enterprise Zone and offers a unique combination of logistic advantages coupled with the infrastructure required for demanding advanced manufacturing projects. Anchor industry within the park include a nearly 1 million square foot PepsiCo Gatorade facility, supporting bottle supplier Amcor Rigid Plastics, and Japanese auto parts supplier Somic America.
Electrical – Existing 90 MW substation in park fed by a dualcircuit 138-kV transmission line capable of serving other 100+ MWsubstations for large projects
Natural Gas –Three interstate high-pressure natural gas lines adjacent to Progress Park, capable of 35,000 Dth/d
Water – 16″ water lines from different routes (looped service). New 4 MGD water plant with expansion capability to 10 MGD
Wastewater – Capable of 1.5 MGD
Telecommunication – High-capacity fiber via multiple routes and providers. Sufficient capacity for large data centers (multiple 10 Gbps routes)