After about 30 hours of game time on the newest county, I figured I would give an update on the 3 counties in the entry title as well as current transport maps before embarking on a 2 part series on Verona Beach with over 70 shots in all.
After a few hours of searching and tweaking, I solved the black water problem. The interchanges as well as the rail on the finger like strip of land looks like a smilie face. part of Verona Beach is visible to the north.
A SAT shot.
Verona Beach boasts an extensive transportation system with a small landing strip and a cruise port.
The Oceanographic Institute moved from Wilson to Verona Beach. The old facility will be torn down and a new water taxi landing will be built in it's place.
Here is a small update on Port Minnatonka. A new road was built to cut down on traffic and new trees were planted.
Simfox trees are so nice that I'm using them in all my cities from now on.
The trees provide a sound barrier for the highway before the tunnels.
The maxis trees showed too much soil and I don't like the look of my grass or soil. So I replaced them with the simfox pine trees.
I know I would love to live in Port Minnatonka.
Franklin County built a landing strip off the highway along with a truckstop, hospital and hotels.
Th county collects taxes by leasing land to industry next to the landing strip. Industry also has access to rail.
There was much debate over the type of airport to be built. By a slim 54% vote, the county residents voted on a landing strip with the option for expansion. They also approved the construction of a new county hospital by the landing strip.
The truckstop at night.
This is the landing strip at night. The interchange is well lit.
This is a small update on Wilson. Rail was extended from Verona Beach up to the industrial park to the north and South Wilson to the west.
All freight from the industrial park leaves by rail now, freeing up the highway.
This is the new freight/passenger terminal in South Wilson.
This is where the rail from the new terminal exits Wilson and enters Verona Beach. 2 new middle class highrises were built thanks to demand from more people moving into the region. Currently over 500,000 Sims call Kenai home. And lastly, here's a teaser pic on Verona Beach.
The Verona Beach National Forest has it's own interchange and truckstop. The old city hall from Wilson was moved to the park as a gift. The city council has been presented with a proposal to build a trail system along with a recreational area. The park extends to the west behind the Agriculture and Forestry Institute and the Verona Beach Country Club. To the north west, you can see part of the heart shaped interchange in the middle of the national forest. It is a rather large park. I hope you have enjoyed this entry. Do Svidaniya.