Monday barricades were placed across Ferry Drive at both the north and south ends. The barricades will block Ferry Drive for 18 – 24 months as road work to widen the street adding a turning lane proceeds.

Present were, State Representative Mike Hamilton, Precinct 3 Commissioner John DuBose, former Mayor Bobbie Burgess, Mayor Kirk Roccaforte, City Manage Jerry Jones, Public Works Director Jim Lancaster, City Secretary Sherry Tisdale, Finance Director Karen Morgan, Municipal Judge Don Peters, Mayor Pro Tem Louis Davis, Councilmen Mike Reed, Kevin Mott, David Rutledge, and personnel from the city street department.