- Associated Press - Saturday, September 20, 2014

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) - After months of planning, work has begun on the Tupelo Birthplace Trail.

WTVA-TV reports (https://bit.ly/1p47tbm ) city leaders marked the occasion with ceremonial groundbreaking on Friday.

The project will include bike lanes and sidewalks on East Main Street from Green Street to Veterans Boulevard.

Also in the plan is construction of street parking along the route through downtown Tupelo.

Funding for the project will come in part from the Mississippi Department of Transportation.


Information from: WTVA-TV, https://www.wtva.com

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