U of M’s twisted entry will soon be straighter

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: July 16, 2019 10:01 AM CT | Published: July 16, 2019 4:00 AM CT
<strong>This existing section of Patterson on the University of Memphis campus, in front of Patterson Hall and John Wilder Tower, will be moved west to create a straighter, easier entrance onto campus.</strong> (Tom Bailey/Daily Memphian)

This existing section of Patterson on the University of Memphis campus, in front of Patterson Hall and John Wilder Tower, will be moved west to create a straighter, easier entrance onto campus. (Tom Bailey/Daily Memphian)

A $2.5 million project will eliminate two right-angle turns for motorists using Patterson to enter the University of Memphis campus.

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engineering planning and development traffic University of Memphis
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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