The stretch of Highway 12 outside the Green Oaks neighborhood did not have a sidewalk when Timiko Rieves came to Starkville to visit relatives in the mid-1980s.
The first phase of the Highway 12 safety improvement project in Starkville has, according to the Mississippi Department of Transportation, led to a significant reduction in crashes along the corridor.
A Columbus man died in a Saturday night crash after attempting to flee police, according to authorities.
As the second phase of work along Highway 12 progresses, work on a new Mississippi Department of Transportation project is underway, and another one will be sent out for bids in the summer.
Early work is getting underway for the second phase of the Mississippi Department of Transportation’s Highway 12 safety improvement project.
A large-scale infrastructure improvement project installing medians and updating traffic signals along the western and central portions of Highway 12 in Starkville should be completed by early November, Northern District Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert said Monday.
Work crews on Highway 12 are steadily moving through the first phase of planned safety improvements along the heavily used corridor, showing little concern for recent wet weather.
Columbus’ Gregory Construction Services Inc. could be chosen to handle the first phase of a Highway 12 safety improvement project in Starkville that will update the corridor with new traffic signals and medians in an effort to reduce vehicle accidents.
A Starkville man died Tuesday after a single-car accident on Highway 12.
The Mississippi Department of Transportation will implement a new traffic signal to provide a safer and more efficient left-turn for motorists in Oktibbeha County.