Community growth, auto accidents prompt big suburban road projects

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: November 17, 2019 4:00 AM CT | Published: November 17, 2019 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Bartlett police officers direct traffic at Appling Road and Brother Boulevard on Wednesday, Nov. 13. The stoplight at the intersection was down&nbsp;because of utility work at the new TCAT facility that&rsquo;s under construction.</strong> (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

Bartlett police officers direct traffic at Appling Road and Brother Boulevard on Wednesday, Nov. 13. The stoplight at the intersection was down because of utility work at the new TCAT facility that’s under construction. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

Major road projects are planned for Lakeland, Arlington and Bartlett over the next two years, most of them coming in response to accidents in treacherous areas as well as strong community growth over the past decade.

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Michael Waddell

Michael Waddell is a native Memphian with more than 20 years of professional writing and editorial experience, working most recently with The Daily News and High Ground News.


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