Meridian Star

New Today

April 7, 2013

MDOT's plans for Highway 182 taking shape

STARKVILLE —  

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — State transportation officials expect to spend about $2 million on improvements to Mississippi Highway 182.

The Commercial Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/12fmh0r) that Starkville city engineer Edward Kemp told local officials this week that work would include overlaying the road's surface within city limits, developing landscape islands, improving sidewalk access and re-pouring driveways.

Kemp says bid advertisements are expected to begin in June and construction could start shortly after work contracts are signed with the Mississippi Department of Transportation.

Highway 182 — formerly U.S. Highway 82 — originally served as a primary two-lane thoroughfare through the state. A portion of the road was widened to three lanes within the Starkville city limits. Even though the U.S. Highway 82 bypass was constructed, the road is still heavily used by local traffic.

___

Information from: The Commercial Dispatch, http://www.cdispatch.com

 

1
Text Only
New Today
Biz Marquee
New Today
Poll

A majority of House members approved a motion to sue President Obama for exceeding his constitutional boundaries. The lawsuit will focus on the presidents overhaul of health care. Do you think the lawsuit is warranted?

Yes
No
     View Results
Facebook
Facebook
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
AP Video
Couple Channel Grief Into Soldiers' Retreat WWI Aviation Still Alive at Aerodrome in NY Raw: Rescuers at Taiwan Explosion Scene Raw: Woman Who Faced Death Over Faith in N.H. Clinton Before 9-11: Could Have Killed Bin Laden Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction Malaysian PM: Stop Fighting in Ukraine Cantor Warns of Instability, Terror in Farewell Ravens' Ray Rice: 'I Made a Huge Mistake' Florida Panther Rebound Upsets Ranchers Small Plane Crash in San Diego Parking Lot Busy Franco's Not Afraid of Overexposure Fighting Blocks Access to Ukraine Crash Site Dangerous Bacteria Kills One in Florida Workers Dig for Survivors After India Landslide Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide