Craft Road widening work moves forward

The widening project of Craft Road in Olive Branch to five lanes is moving forward, however city aldermen Tuesday night had to approve some housekeeping measures to move the project along more quickly. Two items were approved. One item rescinded a change order in the $4.12 million widening project of Craft Road from state Highway 302 to U.S. Highway 78 due to wrong information. The second changed the vocabulary of another change order to reflect wording used by the Mississippi Department of Transportation from “change order” to “Supplemental Agreement.” City Engineer Steven Bigelow pointed out the change in wording will speed the project along and make for a more correct “paper trail” for the future. Read more.