Proposed Routes for I-69 Selected - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Memphis, TN

Proposed Routes for I-69 Selected

DECEMBER 1, 2004 - Posted at 6:10 p.m. CST

 

MEMPHIS, TN - State officials have picked the routes they want around Memphis for I-69, a proposed interstate that would cross the country from north to south.

Plans for the highway have been discussed for years and financing for it has yet to be settled.

Tennessee Transportation Commissioner Jerry Nicely wants a 15-mile section of the highway to run between Memphis and Millington, a Shelby County suburb to the north.

In Mississippi, transportation officials want a 28-mile section of the highway to run between Collierville in Shelby County to Hernando, a small Mississippi town south of Memphis.

The highway combination for Tennessee and Mississippi would take more than 22-hundred acres of right of way and displace 78 families and eight businesses.

(Copyright 2004 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

  • Region 8 News</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >></a>Region 8 NewsMore>>

  • Body of missing Baxter County man found, sheriff says

    Body of missing Baxter County man found, sheriff says

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 9:37 PM EDT2017-07-27 01:37:33 GMT
    Wednesday, July 26 2017 9:58 PM EDT2017-07-27 01:58:13 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    The body of a 33-year-old man missing since July 17 in Baxter County was found Wednesday night, Sheriff John Montgomery said.

    The body of a 33-year-old man missing since July 17 in Baxter County was found Wednesday night, Sheriff John Montgomery said.

  • breaking

    ASP: Jonesboro police looking for missing man

    ASP: Jonesboro police looking for missing man

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 9:24 PM EDT2017-07-27 01:24:01 GMT
    Wednesday, July 26 2017 9:29 PM EDT2017-07-27 01:29:55 GMT
    A silver alert has been issued for James A. Whiteside of Jonesboro. (Source: ASP)A silver alert has been issued for James A. Whiteside of Jonesboro. (Source: ASP)

    According to the Arkansas State Police, a Silver Alert has been issued for a missing Jonesboro man.

    According to the Arkansas State Police, a Silver Alert has been issued for a missing Jonesboro man.

  • JPD: Man faces charge in stabbing

    JPD: Man faces charge in stabbing

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 9:38 PM EDT2017-07-26 01:38:53 GMT
    Wednesday, July 26 2017 9:20 PM EDT2017-07-27 01:20:22 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A man faces a domestic battery offense after police went to a home Tuesday night in regards to a stabbing, Jonesboro police said Wednesday. 

    A man faces a domestic battery offense after police went to a home Tuesday night in regards to a stabbing, Jonesboro police said Wednesday. 

Powered by Frankly