‘Better Jefferson’ project emerges from pandemic delay

By , Daily Memphian Published: September 18, 2020 4:00 AM CT

Tentative plans for a 2-mile stretch between Front and Cleveland include better pedestrian crossings, protected bike lanes and landscaping. A public meeting Thursday resumes a process that was paused in March for the pandemic. 


Jefferson Avenue streetscape "Better Jefferson" traffic
Bill Dries

Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.

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