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Friday, February 27, 2015

Old Taylor Road

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)

City cabin OK’d for move to county

The Oxford Historic Preservation Commission approved a wood cabin being moved from where it’s now located, off Old Taylor Road, to out in the county during its regular meeting Tuesday. (July 10, 2013, Page 1, 3)

Old Taylor Road project moves forward

The construction of roundabouts on Old Taylor Road took a step in a forward direction Tuesday night when the Board of Aldermen approved allowing the Mississippi Department of Transportation to “borrow” some of the city’s land.

Highway 6 / Old Taylor Road Roundabout Simulation (June 5, 2013, Page 1A, 12A)

Traffic calming policy OK’d; put in place

The Oxford Board of Aldermen approved a new city Traffic Calming Policy that will allow neighborhoods to request traffic calming measures on their roads and overturned a decision by the Oxford Planning Commission and approved the site plan for The Domain, to be built on County Road 300, off Old Taylor Road. (April 17, 2013, Page 6)

Major changes set for Old Taylor Road

Board of Aldermen approved a site plan amendment for Falkner Flats, a 618-bed development off Old Taylor Road, although two aldermen voted against it due to increased traffic and construction projects planned for the road by MDOT and Baptist Memorial Hospital. (March 20, 2013, Page 1, 2)

MDOT moves forward with highway projects

MDOT has hired Neel-Schaffer Engineering firm to design the Old Taylor Road roundabouts and is almost complete with its paving and striping project on Highway 7 North. (December 20, 2012, Page 2)

Mayor blasts bike lane project

Mayor Pat Patterson took the opportunity during the mayor’s report section of Tuesday’s Board of Aldermen meeting to express his disappointment with the bike lane construction going on around Oxford. (December 5, 2012, Page 1)

CON OK’d for hospital

The Mississippi State Department of Health approved a Certificate of Need for a new $313 million, 217-bed replacement hospital at the request of Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. (November 30, 2012, Page 1A, 5A)

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