Half a mile of the heavily traveled Poor House Road between Highway 25 and South Montgomery Street will be closed for construction starting Monday morning while contractors replace the base of the road in preparation for future repaving.
The Mississippi Department of Transportation has two projects underway in Columbus.
For Columbus Fire Chief Martin Andrews, one of the special things about the new Fire Station 4 is that firefighters are helping to build it.
Neil Waggoner of JBHM Architects updated the Lowndes County School District Board of Trustees Friday on the district’s various bond projects.
The city of Columbus hopes to begin construction on the Sen. Terry Brown Amphitheater in about two months.
The opening later this fall of a two-story, 76,000-square-foot student union and multi-purpose building at East Mississippi Community College’s Golden Triangle campus will help alleviate growing pains at the college and provide additional classroom space.
Almost a year after voters approved a $44 million bond issue for the Lowndes County School District — money to be used for new construction and renovations through the district — many of the projects are nearing completion while one of the key pieces of the capital improvement plan hit an important milestone during Friday’s meeting of the LCSD board of trustees.
Mississippi Treasurer Lynn Fitch is objecting to a bill passed by lawmakers to borrow money for construction projects, saying some of the projects are imprudent and she’s worried about the state taking on too much debt.
Work is underway on a long-awaited improvement project near Catfish Alley.
Multiple Lowndes County School District capital improvement projects — funded by a voter approved $44 million bond issue in May — are underway and on schedule.