Mayor Jamie Mayo and the Monroe City Council ask the press to mark your calendars for the two upcoming ribbon cuttings scheduled for this week. Both were originally planned to take place in March. However, the statewide shutdown due to the Coronavirus forced us to delay the ribbon cuttings.
165 North Water Tank and Booster Station
Time/Date: 10 am Tuesday, June 9
Location: 3103 Sterlington Road (Hwy 165 North)
Parking will also be available at Skate Town (next door)
Estimated Project Cost: $3-million-dollarsProject Summary: We built a 1.5-million-gallon water storage tank and booster station that will help supply more water and better water pressure to the businesses, medical facilities and residents in that area
U.S. Highway 165 South Lighting Project
Time/Date: 10 am Wednesday, June 10
Location: Monroe Public Safety Center (parking lot)
Project Summary: The project cost just over $550,000-dollars. We installed over three dozen new street lighting poles on U.S. Highway 165 South from Century Boulevard to Winnsboro Road. The additional lighting will increase driver and pedestrian safety in one of the most heavily traveled corridors in the Monroe.