Opp utilities approves finishing highway turnout

Published 12:01 am Tuesday, July 21, 2015

The City of Opp Utilities Board approved finishing construction of a turnout on Highway 331 at the Industrial Park.

Opp Mayor John Bartholomew said the project will cost $51,637.30.

Bartholomew said the money comes from what the city got from the sell of Opp Cablevision.

“We’re using a lot of that money for improvement and infrastructure for our city,” he said.

In other business, the board:

• discussed providing in kind work for electrical, water and sewer services at Frank Jackson State Park.

Bartholomew said the work will cost $13,735.08, and will help get four trailers hooked up for rent.