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Sidewalk Construction is on Schedule

Work continues on the sidewalk project along West Church Street. Construction is on time but will last through most of the year. The sidewalks are being installed under a grant from the Tennessee Department of Transportation.
Photo by: Steve Corlew / The Lexington Progress

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The sidewalk construction along West Church Street continues to be on track as the city of Lexington is hoping to expand the project to other parts of the city.

During the recent Joint Economic Development Board meeting Mayor Jeff Griggs reported that the sidewalk project is progressing.

“Of course, my phone is being blown up,” Griggs said about the calls he receives on the project. “We all know we have had one person that lost their life walking recently. It hurts me when I hear people say we don’t need them.”

Former Lexington Public Works Director and incoming Henderson County Mayor Robbie McCready said the city is seeking more funds for sidewalks along Natchez Trace Drive.

“We are working on a plan for Natchez Trace Drive,” McCready said. “We are looking into widening the street and adding sidewalks.”

Jennie Keel, CIE Supervisor with TLM Associates, said the sidewalk construction along West Church Street is on target. The project is part of…

For complete coverage, see the July 6th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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