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Last US 72 segment in Mississippi gets 4 lanes

Mississippi officials have opened the final four-lane segment of U.S. 72, giving the route four lanes from the Tennessee state line to the Alabama state line. Norther District Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert says the corridor will cut congestion, promote safety, and provide a better connection to the new Interstate 269. The 4.2-mile (7-kilometer) segment cost $29.4 million. It included adding ...

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Lehman-Roberts Co. asphalt plants in Mississippi recognized by National Asphalt Pavement Association

Lehman-Roberts Co., a highway paving, construction and aggregate industry, recently announced two of its plants have earned Diamond Achievement Commendation by the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA). Plant 10 in Byhalia and Plant 7 in Batesville were honored with the Diamond Achievement Commendation for Excellence in Asphalt Plant/Site Operations. The Diamond Achievement Commendation is a nationally recognized and respected program ...

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Cereal maker establishes distribution center in Byhalia

MBJ staff Cereal maker Post Consumer Brands has opened 545,000-square-foot distribution center in By-halia and will create at least 32 jobs., according to a news release. The facility is in the Gateway Global Logistics Center in the Chickasaw Trail Industrial Park. Mississippi Development Authority provided guidance on ad valorem tax abatements for the pro-ject. Marshall County waived ad valorem taxes ...

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Volvo to build Byhalia distribution center, creating 250 jobs

According to the Memphis Business Journal, the Volvo Group today announced plans to build a 1 million-square-foot distribution center in Byhalia, Miss., that will create 250 jobs. The “state-of-the-art” facility, which will be finished in the fourth quarter of 2014, will be the “keystone” of Sweden-based Volvo’s plans to streamline its North American parts distribution network, according to a release. ...

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