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City of Tupelo

    The Tupelo City Council will review its Tuesday, Oct. 7, agenda at 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 6 in Council Chambers on the second floor of City Hall, 71 East Troy St. The proposed agenda with attachments may be found HERE. To view an attachment, click inside the triangle on the agenda document.


     

    [Tupelo, MS] – October 2, 2014 – Local development officials broke ground last month on an enhancement and revitalization project connecting Downtown Tupelo to East Tupelo and the Elvis Presley Birthplace. Additionally, the project will improve traffic flow and efficiency as well as pedestrian comfort and safety.

    Construction crews will begin preparing site October 3rd for Phase One, which will consist of widening the three bridges on East Main Street between Elvis Presley Boulevard and Highway 45. Traffic will be shifted to the South side of Main Street for the duration of Phase One. Please expect traffic delays during high traffic times- 8:00am & 5:00pm and consider taking alternate routes.

    Work on Reese Street will begin early Spring of 2015 with work on Veterans Boulevard beginning late Spring of 2015. Work in the Downtown area will begin the Summer of 2015. Various factors will determine the construction schedule, including weather.

    Modifications and enhancements of the project include repaving and widening East Main Street to five lanes, synchronized traffic signal controls, street trees and green space, sidewalks with bricked pedestrian crosswalks, crossing signals and decorative street lighting, among others.

     

    For more information, call 662-841-6598 and like the official Facebook page: Elvis Presley Birthplace Trail.


    The Neighborhood Development Corp. will present a Homebuyer Education Workshop, 8 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, on the second floor of Tupelo City Hall, 71 East Troy Street.

    Topics of discussion will include: Planning to Become a Homeowner; Finding the “Right House,” Arranging for Financing, and Closing the Deal.

    To register for the class or for additional information, please call Peggy Woods at 841-6510 or email her.



    The Major Thoroughfare Program Oversight and Lobbying Committee invites you to the ribbon cutting for West Barnes Crossing Road, 10 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014.

    The location is the new bridge across Hwy. 78 on West Barnes Crossing Road. Please meet on the west end of the bridge, closest to McCullough Boulevard.


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