Oxford MS - Highway 6 and F​.​D. Buddy East Parkway and Highway 334 Intersections

Oxford MS - Highway 6 and F​.​D. Buddy East Parkway and Highway 334 Intersections

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Carrie Long started this petition to Mississippi Department of Transportation Northern Commissioner John Caldwell and

This petition seeks to make the following changes on the areas of Highway 6 in Oxford that see increased traffic from the Lafayette County Schools.  It is imperative to make changes to increase safety for our children and our community.

Simple measures can be taken to reduce the risk of tragedy occurring again and increase safety for all travelling in this area during and after school hours.

  • Turn OFF the yield function on the turn lane lights at the Highway 6 and F.D. Buddy East Parkway.
    • Red (stop) turn signal when oncoming traffic has a green light.
    • Green turn signal when oncoming traffic has a red light.
  • Extend the 55MPH zone to at least 0.5 miles to the east of the F.D. Buddy East Parkway intersection.  The speed limit currently increases to 65MPH west of the F.D. Buddy East Parkway.
  • Initiate a 45MPH zone with signs and flashing lights from at least 0.25 miles west of the Highway 6/Highway 334 exit to at least 0.25 mile east of the Highway 6/F.D. Buddy East Parkway intersection during Lafayette School drop off and pick up hours on school days.
  • Add rumble strips on Highway 6 approaching the F.D. Buddy East Parkway intersection.
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