TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Tupelo residents approved of the Major Thoroughfare Program with 1,132 people voting for the program and only 132 voting against the program.
This program will help city leaders improve the roads, including widening portions of Jackson Street from Airpark Road to North Thomas Street.
This vote pushed the program into phase 7.
Tupelo residents will pay a tax levy to fund road repairs for the next five years.
The city tax bill for this project is $10 million.