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Council postpones road closure vote

by | Jul 3, 2024 | Area News, Latest

The Murphy Public Works Department is considering solutions to the repeated problem of motorists failing to stop where eastbound Renner Road dead-ends at Tall Tree Drive.
There have been several accidents at that location over the past 18 years, including a car running into a house on Christmas, 2020.
The Murphy City Council voted at its Tuesday, July 2, meeting to postpone a proposal to close the lane until Public Works could come up with plans to redesign the roadway.
Council also delayed until August 20 a proposal from the Islamic Association of Murphy for a 70-foot setback for their proposed mosque, allowing enough sanctuary space for members to pray facing in a northeast direction.

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