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Friday, October 24, 2014

Old Taylor Road

OPD offers more info about roundabouts

Since the construction of the new Old Taylor Road bridge roundabouts, local law enforcement officers and city officials have fielded phone calls and emails from people who found the new roundabouts difficult and confusing. (October 2, 2014, Page 1A)

Roundabouts ahead of schedule

MDOT announced Wednesday that the Old Taylor Road roundabouts and new bridge will be opened for traffic in August. (July 25, 2014, Page 1A)

City unhappy with tree trimming

MDOT plans to replant some trees after having to remove hundreds during the construction of the Old Taylor roundabouts and the upcoming West Jackson/Highway 6 intersection. (July 11, 2014, Page 1)

Old Taylor bridge to be closed Monday

The Old Taylor Road bridge will be closed Monday for the summer while MDOT widens the bridge in preparation for new roundabouts at each end of the bridge. A temporary bypass has been built from Old Taylor Road, crossing through the former Whirlpool complex, and connecting to Coliseum Boulevard. (May 9, 2014, Page 1A, 9A)

Parking meters for Taylor Road?

City officials toss around the idea for parking meters on Taylor Road and University Place that they consider a city road to help raise funds for new roads. (April 8, 2014, Page 1)

Major road projects move forward

City, county agree to work together for connector streets. (April 8, 2014, Page 1)

Slow down around Highway 6 projects

Safety of workers, drivers a priority near construction on Highway 6. (March 14, 2014, Page 1A)

City hit with water line breaks

Public Works crews spent most of Tuesday and today working on water main breaks caused by the cold water in some cases and human error in others. (January 29, 2014, Page 1)

New hospital moves forward

Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi is moving forward with the construction of its new regional $300 million facility and has completed two of five conditions put on its site plan by the Oxford Planning Commission, which included the final design of the connection at Belk Boulevard and Old Taylor Road. (October 15, 2013, Page 1, 2)

MDOT begins work on road projects

After the city and the Mississippi Department of Transportation get water and sewer lines moved out of the way, work should begin on the Old Taylor Road roundabouts and the intersection at West Jackson and Highway 6 project. (July 26, 2013, Page 1A)

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