The Metro Council voted to name a one-block overpass bridge on Jefferson Street after Bishop Josheph Walker III. Walker is one of the city’s most prominent pastors and pastors Mt. Zion Baptist Church. The council voted 30-0 during a meeting that took place yesterday.
The Bridge will be known as the Bishop Joseph W. Walker Overpass, and Councilman Erica Gilmore is trying to pass the bill ahead of a 25th anniversary celebration for Walker on April 23rd.
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