|West end:||Natchez, Mississippi or Alexandria, Louisiana|
|East end:||Augusta, Georgia or North Augusta, South Carolina|
Interstate 14 (I-14) is a proposed interstate set to run from Natchez, Mississippi, or Alexandria, Louisiana, to Augusta, Georgia, or North Augusta, South Carolina. It is named for the 14th Amendment (with its due process and equal protection clauses written after the Civil War) to the U.S. Constitution. The proposal for I-14 has its origins in the same federal legislation tied to Interstate 3, which is proposed to run from Savannah, GA, to Knoxville, TN.
In 2005, the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) was signed into law by President George W. Bush; congressional advocacy for the legislation spiked following the post-Hurricane Katrina logistics controversies. The act included a designation for I-14 (specifically as the 14th Amendment Highway), and I-3 (as the 3rd Infantry Division Highway). The legislation did not provide funding for the highways, however.
Route description 
The final route of I-14 is unknown. But the 2005 SAFETEA-LU legislation indicated that in Georgia, I-14 would follow the existing Fall Line Freeway, which runs from Augusta to Columbus, by way of Macon and Milledgeville. The present Fall Line Freeway roadway, which is presently under construction, is signed in Georgia as State Route 540.
The Fall Line Freeway highway in Georgia, which, as of March 2012 is 95 percent complete, follows U.S. 80 from Columbus eastward to Geneva, Georgia 96 then to Fort Valley, and Georgia 49 Connector and Georgia 49 to Byron, where it joins Interstate 75. It follows I-75 to Macon, then proceeds east along or near Georgia 57 as far as the Wilkinson County line. The Fall Line Freeway then proceeds northeastward mostly on new roadway until it reaches Georgia 24 just southeast of Milledgeville, and it then follows S.R. 24, State Route 88, and U.S. 1 to Augusta, ending at Interstate 520. Contrary to the road's name, it is not a controlled-access highway.
The further continuation of the I-14 has begun for the section that is to run from Augusta, GA to Greenville, SC. Eminent Domain land confiscations have already begun with their legal processes in Abbeville City and County, at least, and landowners along the route have been given notice. Most have been given until December 31 to remove their belongings before demolition and roadwork begins in January 2013. The other counties affected in SC south and north of the route have also been notified of the confiscation of their respective properties. The interstate is to have six lanes with service roads and a full-service interchange at SC72 and other full-service and limited-access interchanges between Abbeville and Augusta. I-14 will then extend northward through Anderson County along the existing SC 28 route, most likely bypassing the city or most of the City of Anderson, (cite needed) and eventually connect with the I-85, which continues northeastward toward Greenville and Spartanburg.
See also 
- "Press Release from the office of Sen. Isakson". Retrieved 2011-11-27.
- "''Gulf Coast Strategic Highway Coalition'' - Project Overview". Retrieved 2011-11-27.
- "GRIP Corridor Fact Sheets - Fall Line Freeway" (pdf). Retrieved 2012-05-24.
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