City, state plan to sever Poplar from Scott Street

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: December 24, 2020 4:00 AM CT | Published: December 24, 2020 4:00 AM CT

Affected property owners oppose the design for replacing the Poplar Viaduct that would remove direct access between Scott Street and Poplar Avenue. City and state engineers say keeping the connection would be less safe.


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Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey retired in January as a business reporter at The Daily Memphian, and after 40 years in journalism. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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