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Jackson Avenue-Highway 6 interchange

State puts brakes on transit projects?

A request has been placed by the city to meet with Mississippi Department of Transportation officials after a project, 13 years in the making, appears to be once again dead in the water. (September 19, 2011, Page 1A)

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    County, city discuss road projects

    Lafayette County supervisors and Oxford officials met Monday with Mississippi Department of Transportation District Engineer Richard Allen to discuss the future of three area road projects, including the interchange at West Jackson Avenue and Highway 6, and extending West Oxford Loop to FNC Park. (September 14, 2010, Page 1)

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      City: Rework interchange

      After working for more than 12 years on a plan to construct a massive interchange to improve the dangerous West Jackson Avenue-Highway 6 intersection, city and state officials said Wednesday it’s time to start over.

      At a special meeting held in Batesville, members of the Oxford Board of Aldermen and representatives of the Mississippi Department of Transportation agreed to consider scaling down the project. (May 27, 2010, Page 1, 5)

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