Skip to main content

County officials, residents wrestle with Blackjack traffic

May 16, 2014

Construction of Aspen Heights apartment complex continues on Blackjack Road. The student housing facility plans to open for the MSU fall semester. (Photo by Kayleigh Swisher, SDN)

Even though most students have left MSU for the summer, the physical impact of the ever-growing size and population of campus can still be felt in surrounding areas. In terms of roads and traffic, Oktibbeha County is working to ensure easy access to the areas students frequent the most, especially Blackjack Road. However, Board of Supervisors President Orlando Trainer said that the problems facing this area are unfortunately not easily fixed.

“We have more challenges than we have resources to meet those challenges,” Trainer said.

To subscribe to the E-edition, please click here.

Latest Videos

Tanner Fant of Starkville , Miss. will travel to Mobile, Ala. on Sunday, June 14 to participate in the 58th...
Drinking a beverage that tastes delicious and has good nutritional value is like having your cake and eating it, too.
Pasta, bread, pizza crusts, peanut butter, fried foods, beef, even certain types of chips — these are all foods that...
The memories of April 21, 2008 when we went to the Boston Marathon still lingered in our hearts and souls on April 15...
Emily Jones Deluded Diva My neighbor, (I'll call her Brenda for the sake of anonymity), is one of the best things that...

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes