Editor's Note: The following information is a news release from the City of Tupelo.
TUPELO, MISS. – The designated turn lane at Eason Boulevard and US 45 opened today at 3 p.m.
A project of the Major Thoroughfare Committee, the designated turn lane involved the removal of an existing island, installation of a new curb and crushed stone and later paved.
Tupelo Water and Light installed the signals.
This is the first phase of the project. Phase 2 will include mill and overlay and striping.