Public Chapter 200
SENATE BILL NO. 424
By Dixon, Cohen
Substituted for: House Bill No. 1100
By Lois DeBerry, Bowers, Larry Turner, John DeBerry, Ulysses Jones, Cooper, Chumney, Kernell
AN ACT To designate a certain bridge on Elvis Presley Boulevard (U.S. Highway 51) in the City of Memphis in Shelby County as the "Jesse Turner, Sr. Memorial Bridge".
WHEREAS, From time to time, this General Assembly has seen fit to name certain public highways and bridges to honor those outstanding public servants whose efforts have redounded to the great benefit of their respective communities; now, therefore,
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE:
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the first bridge immediately south of the "Betty Jean Jones Bridge" on Elvis Presley Boulevard (U.S. Highway 51) in the City of Memphis in Shelby County is hereby designated as the "Jesse Turner, Sr. Memorial Bridge" to honor the memory of this peerless public servant who, throughout his life, worked with purpose and commitment to ensure the growth and prosperity of his community.
SECTION 2. The Department of Transportation is hereby directed to erect suitable signs or to affix suitable markers designating such bridge as the "Jesse Turner, Sr. Memorial Bridge".
SECTION 3. The erection of such signs shall be within the guidelines prescribed by the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.
SECTION 4. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law, the public welfare requiring it.