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Mississippi River bridge to be named for towboat pioneer

GREENVILLE — The U.S. Highway 82 bridge over the Mississippi River at Greenville will be named for towboat industry pioneer Jesse Brent. The Mississippi Department of Transportation ceremony is scheduled for 11 a.m. on Oct. 15 by the base of bridge in Harlow’s Event Center. Brent founded Greenville Towing Company in 1956. He served as its chairman until his death ...

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New bridge, new opportunities

U.S. 82 structure across Miss. River at Greenville alleviates bottleneck On July 26, officials will cut the ribbon on the new U.S. 82 Mississippi River Bridge at Greenville, a nine-year construction project that is expected to create new intermodal opportunities for the Delta and alleviate the worst transportation hazard on the lower river. The ceremony starts at 10 a.m. “Nobody ...

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