Construction As School Starts
Construction continues at the intersection of Fort Bayou Road and Yellow Jacket Boulevard the two point four million dollar project includes the removal of the sharp turn on Old Fort Bayou Road, and an installation of a four way, controlled traffic light with additional turning lanes. This is a heavily traveled intersection by teenagers. St Martin high school is less than a mile from the dangerous roadways. The groundbreaking ceremony was held two weeks ago and students tell News 25 the timing could have been better. Jackson County officials say the project for the new road will be completed during the 2016 school year.