State legislators call for third bridge to Memphis

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 26, 2021 2:05 PM CT | Published: May 26, 2021 12:11 PM CT

Two state legislators from Tennessee say planning needs to begin immediately for a third bridge in Shelby County crossing the Mississippi River.


2021 bridge closing Joe Towns Dwayne Thompson
Blake Fontenay

Blake Fontenay

Blake Fontenay’s 27-year journalism career has taken him to many newspapers in four states. However, he had never returned to work in any of the other cities where he had been before until the opportunity to report for the Daily Memphian presented itself. He covers business for the Daily Memphian.