brief — Highway 7 hearing

LAFAYETTE COUNTY

MDOT wants comments

on Hwy. 7 widening plans

OXFORD – Officials from the Mississippi Department of Transportation will host a public meeting today to discuss the proposed widening of State Route 7 in Lafayette County.

The meeting, scheduled for 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Oxford Conference Center, will offer overviews of proposals for the four-laning of Hwy. 7 between State Highway 6/U.S. Highway 278 and State Highway 9W.

Members of the public are invited to speak with MDOT representatives about location, design, right-of-way and environmental issues concerning the project.

For more information, call (601) 359-7920.