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Bids opened for Elvis Presley trail work in Tupelo

As the annual Tupelo Elvis Festival gets set to start tonight, a project connected to the King’s birthplace took an important step today. Two bids were submitted to work on the Elvis Presley Birthplace Trail: Century Construction: $12,362,726.74 Key LLC: $11,528,115.04 The next step is for the bids to be reviewed by the Major Thoroughfare Committee, the City […]

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Posted in Business news, Business newsmakers, Downtown Tupelo, Elvis Presley, Elvis Presley Birthplace, Fairpark District, MDOT, tourism, Tupelo, Tupelo Convention & Visitors Bureau, Tupelo Elvis Festival2 Comments

MDOT wins award for ‘Great American Cleanup’ effort

From the Mississippi Department of Transportation comes news that it’s won an award from the Keep America Beautiful organization: MDOT was one of five departments in the nation to receive the Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup Statewide Activation Award during KAB’s recent National Conference in Charlotte, N.C.  Keep America Beautiful’s annual National Conference brought together […]

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Posted in Business news, MDOT, National, State0 Comments

Northern Loop-Highway 78 bridge work to begin

The Northern Loop that connects Coley Road to Barnes Crossing Road in Tupelo includes two bridges – one over the Natchez Trace Parkway and one over U.S. Highway 78/future Interstate 22. Construction on the Natchez Trace bridge should be complete by this summer.  Meanwhile, the Mississippi Department of Transportation has announced that the 78 bridge […]

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Posted in Business news, Construction, Mall At Barnes Crossing, MDOT, Natchez Trace Parkway, Transportation, Tupelo0 Comments

MDOT: Everybody on deck in anticipation of icy roads, bridges

The Mississippi Department of Transportation is keeping a close eye on the weather in anticipation of some rough road conditions over the next 48 hours. A wintry mix of snow and ice is expected to hit MDOT’s District 1, whose headquarters is in Tupelo. The 16 counties of the district, stretching from Louisville in Winston […]

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Posted in Business news, MDOT, Northeast Mississippi0 Comments


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