ATLANTA - Once hailed as a means to spur economic development in the Greenville, S.C.-area, the Southern Connector toll road has failed to live up to expectations and the debt issued by the Connector 2000 Association to build the road is now in jeopardy.

The association has been forced to admit that it is in trouble in paying off the roughly $202 million of revenue bond debt issued for it in 1998 because its projections regarding how many drivers would use the road have not come to fruition, according to disclosure documents.

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