Construction to make Highland Strip safer for pedestrians

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Updated: May 04, 2021 7:00 AM CT | Published: May 01, 2021 4:00 AM CT

A $6.5 million project to install along the Highland Strip five crosswalks, medians, better sidewalks, more lighting, lusher landscaping and improved drainage is set to be complete by June 2022.


Highland Strip University District University District Neighborhoods Corp.
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.