Located in the center of St. Louis, Memphis, Nashville and Louisville, West Kentucky Megasite provides unparalleled access to major metropolitan markets via comprehensive transportation systems including a multitude of public ports on four rivers, Interstates, Parkways, and five Class I rail carriers. Half a million people reside within a 60-mile radius of the West Kentucky Megasite including more than 65,000 workers in industrial-related occupations. Production skills in the region include chemical, metalworking, food processing, and assembly with employment levels exceeding national averages. More than 10,000 workers are in transportation-related fields.