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SR 385 in Shelby and Fayette Counties to Open

Monday, November 18, 2013 | 05:00am

Memphis, Tenn. – Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer will join former Tennessee Gov. Winfield Dunn as well as state and local officials in Collierville, Tennessee on Friday, November 22, 2013 to open the last segment of SR 385.

The $74 million project started in November 2009 and is the final segment of the nearly 50 mile highway that stretches through Fayette and Shelby Counties. During Friday’s ceremony, the final segment of SR 385 will also be officially designated as Governor Winfield Dunn Parkway.

Friday’s event will begin at 10:00 a.m. CDT at Collierville’s Town Hall and will end at approximately 12:00 p.m. on the southbound lanes of SR 385 at SR 57. A motorcade will begin at the Town Hall at approximately 10:45 a.m., traveling to the northbound on ramp to SR 385 at SR 57. In the event of rain, the motorcade will not take place.

*Special Note: SR 385 will officially open to traffic at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, November 22, 2013.

Who:   TDOT Commissioner John Schroer
            Governor Winfield Dunn
            Senator Mark Norris
            Senator Dolores Gresham
            Representative Barrett Rich
            Representative Curry Todd

What:  SR 385 Grand Opening Ceremony

When: November 22, 2013
            10:00 a.m.

Where: Collierville Town Hall
              500 Poplar View Parkway
              Collierville, TN

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For more information:

Nichole Lawrence

TDOT, Region 4 Community Relations Officer


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