Ridgeland receives $1.2 million from county for road repairs
RIDGELAND — City officials have accepted $1.2 million from the Madison County Board of Supervisors for road improvements in the city and announced projects that will be covered.
Public Works Director Alan Hart said the projects include 17 roads that will receive reconstruction, repair, overlay and other improvements. He said the projects will likely cost about $1.5 million total and will require some money from the city.
Mayor Gene F. McGee noted that Supervisor Gerald Steen secured $1.2 million to reimburse the city for their work on the selected list of road projects.
The list of roads is as follows:
• Improvements to Blue Bird Lane col-de-sac.
• Improvements to Robinwood Lane col-de-sac.
• Highland Drive Highland Colony Parkway to Buckingham Court.
• Pavement improvements to Ridgewood Road.
• Trace Ridge Drive, Honeysuckle Lane to East Jackson Street.
• Old Town Crossing, West Jackson Street to City Center.
• Patterson Crossing.
• Arlington Circle.
• Trailwood Drive.
• Sagewood Drive.
• Woodrun Drive, Jessamine to Arlington.
• Autumn Crest Drive.
• Trace Ridge Drive, Jessamine to Honeysuckle.
• Sagewood Cove.
• Jessamine Drive.
• Autumn Crest Cove.
• Crestwood Cove.
Hart said the city has already done some work on Trace Ridge Drive.
“We have already some of those, so we are already out ahead of it,” Hart said.
Hart said he hopes to continue work on this project in February or March “when the weather gets right.”
According to the agreement unanimously approved on the consent agenda at the regularly scheduled meeting on Dec. 7., the city has until Sept. 30 of 2022 to complete the work and can submit invoices for the funds no later than Nov. 30.
The city will be responsible for the upkeep of any work done.