Master plan put in place for the Queen City

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MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - With so many new projects coming to downtown Meridian, some residents may be wondering what's being done to accommodate these changes.

Many city officials and business leaders met Wednesday to discuss upcoming plans for the Queen City. Attendees were split into separate groups to discuss subjects such as transportation, road upkeep, downtown parking, street layouts, and other changes that need to be done.

“We are in such a period of growth right now. There’s so many exciting things happening for the city of meridian and so we wanted to take a look and get different looks of how we can take everything that's positive that's going on and create a plan for our future,” says Laura Carmichael, a member of Cultural Affairs for the city of Meridian.

Officials hope these new changes will help benefit the future of Meridian.