Crews To Perform Repairs On SR-27 Near LM 16 In Marion County Oct. 27

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

TDOT Maintenance crews will be making repairs to the embankment on SR-27 near log mile 16 in Marion County from 6:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. CDT on Wednesday.

For the safety of the traveling public when work is occurring, a road closure is required in both directions from log mile 16.1 (near the Powell Crossroads Sport Park) to log mile 15.8 (near Burnett Road).

Residents within the area will not be affected by this closure and will maintain access to their driveways throughout.

Drivers are encouraged to reduce their speed, proceed with caution when approaching the work zone and consider an alternate route during this time.


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Happenings

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CDOT Announces Upcoming Special Event Road Closures

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Breaking News

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Opinion

School Board Members Deserve The Raises

School boards serve any community in a variety of ways and the hiring of a superintendent describes just one. The school board serves as the fiscal referee as well on all finance matters - building services and all the many requirements running the individual schools. State rules and regulations must be followed. The budget that comprises all the expenditures is overseen by the ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: School Board Folly

My friend and classmate Todd Gardenhire is sadly off base when he lobbies for doubling the pay of the school board. I don’t know which worm has gotten into him, but the fact is the school board doesn’t do anything to merit over $2,000 a month, must less exist. We could do away with the school board and not skip a beat and that's the truth. Please … all the school board does is hire ... (click for more)