Work Begins on Next Phase of State Street Project

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   Drivers, who make State Street a part of their daily commute, can expect delays.This project is going to take a while. Here is a recent press release from the City of Jackson:

  Starting Monday, December 10 (weather permitting), the City of Jackson
will start work on the next phase of the State Street Reconstruction Project. This next phase will
completely reconstruct State Street from Hartfield Street to Choctaw Road. When finished, State
Street will have all new pavement, water lines, sewer lines, curb/gutter, drainage lines, transit
shelters, sidewalks and traffic signals. This segment of work is expected to last into Summer
  As we begin this work, lane reductions and detours will be set up between Hartfield Street and
Choctaw Road.
 State Street Northbound from Hartfield Street to Choctaw Road will be reduced to one
 All southbound traffic will be detoured starting at Meadowbrook Road to West Street to
Mitchell Avenue. Local access into the neighborhood can use Northview Drive to access
 State Street Southbound from Meadowbrook Road to Piggly Wiggly grocery store and
the CVS, will be left open to maintain business access.
  There will be two temporary bus stops at Meadowbrook and Northview and West Street and
Hartfield Street.
  We do understand the frustration that this project will cause but please bear with the City of
Jackson as we continue to make our roads safe.

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