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Barnes Crossing Road construction to help motorists

May 20, 2019

Posted: May 20, 2019 6:30 PM
Updated: May 21, 2019 9:55 AM

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getting ready to head out on barnes crossing road... you could face some delays thanks to construction underway there. wtva amanda haley joins us live where drivers are enduring a few growing pains in hopes of better roads ahead. i'm here on barnes crossing road between tom watson drive and north gloster street where as you can see... this is where the mississippi department of transportation is adding longer turn lanes. according to m-dot engineer mike holley, the project will include longer turn lanes added to barnes crossing road which will mean less backed up traffic. he says there will also be more turn lanes on some areas of north gloster street. according to holley, this project requires them to change out traffic signals and remove power lines that are stretched over the roadway. holley tells us that the mississippi department of transportation also plans to mill and repave the construction area. for those of you who are tired of driving through the construction zone here on barnes crossing, you will be happy to know that holley anticipates that the project will be completed sometime in september this year. folks at one city
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