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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Reanna Mayoral

Safety signals a DIY project

The city of Oxford will rely on its own resources to install several pedestrian signals around town to make crossing busy intersections safer after bids came in double the amount budgeted for the project. (October 21, 2014, Page 1)

Road named after Mullins

A newly formed Friends of Thacker Trails group is hoping to gain safer access and parking for the popular walking trails near the old Whirlpool plant with the additional of the newly named Chucky Mullins Drive. (September 24, 2014, Page 1A, 3A)

Precautionary Boil Water Advisory Issued

The City of Oxford issued a precautionary boil water advisory for limited areas of West Oxford following a water main break near Highway 6 on Tuesday afternoon. This advisory was limited to areas west of the Jackson Avenue-Highway 6 interchange and south of Woodlawn Drive. (September 24, 2014, Page 1A, 3A)

Some W. Oxford residents without water

A broken water main left about 1,000 West Oxford residents without water for periods of time since Monday afternoon. (September 23, 2014, Page 3)

Pathways reviews Complete Streets policy

The Oxford Pathways Commission is working to make the Complete Streets Policy more complete. The policy is a guide for local development to include bike paths and sidewalks when construction new roads. (September 16, 2014, Page 1, 14)

Road construction continues

Several roads are being constructed, or have plans to be, around Oxford to help ease traffic woes. (August 29, 2014, Page 1A, 2A)

S. Lamar bike lanes to be striped — again

The Oxford Pathways Commission learned that South Lamar will have to be re-striped after a miscommunication led to the new stripes creating lanes that were 1 foot too big. (August 19, 2014, Page 1)

City cracks down on erosion

The Oxford Board of Aldermen will be considering two ordinances that address two ordinances that will require developers to take a more proactive stance with erosion control and storm water runoff on developed property. (June 20, 2014, Page 1A)

Van Buren re-striped for safety

The city of Oxford re-striped Van Buren from South 9th to South 5 to help channel and slow down traffic. (June 6, 2014, Page 1A)

Pathways raises concerns over new bridge

Bike safety on the Old Taylor Road roundabouts an issue for some Pathways commissioners. (May 20, 2014, Page 1)

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