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)