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WLBT 3 Jackson
Think smart, don't drink and driveThe Mississippi Department of Transportation wants you to have a game plan for
Think smart, don't drink and drive
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted yesterday
The Mississippi Department of Transportation wants you to have a game plan for Super Bowl Sunday's historic 50th game. More than 100 million are expected to be watching the Super Bowl, America's most watched sporting event. Many fans will be... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Hetrick new brand managerThe Mississippi Department of Transportation recently named Lucy Hetrick of Can
Hetrick new brand manager
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 2 days ago
The Mississippi Department of Transportation recently named Lucy Hetrick of Canton as brand manager in the Public Affairs Division. Hetrick previously was a creative director for the Marketing and Communication Division of the Mississippi Development... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
State Materials Engineer honoredMississippi Department of Transportation State Materials Engineer Mike Sullivan
State Materials Engineer honored
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Mississippi Department of Transportation State Materials Engineer Mike Sullivan (right) was recently awarded the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials 25-Year Award of Meritorious Service. The award is given to... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Tagert: Time is now for road/bridge repairsMike Tagert likened the current condition of Mississippi's highway and bridges
Tagert: Time is now for road/bridge repairs
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
Mike Tagert likened the current condition of Mississippi's highway and bridges to a leaking roof during his visit Tuesday to the Columbus Rotary Club at Lion Hills Center. "If you're roof is leaking and you fix it today, it's going to cost far less... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Corinth sidewalk, lighting project slated for springCORINTH – A large sidewalk and lighting improvement project in the city of Cori
Corinth sidewalk, lighting project slated for spring
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 4 days ago
CORINTH – A large sidewalk and lighting improvement project in the city of Corinth could go out for bid in late winter or early spring, according to Street Commissioner Philip Verdung. The project involves improving sidewalks and installing lighting... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Portion of Woodrow Wilson to close SundayJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Mississippi Department of Transportat
Portion of Woodrow Wilson to close Sunday
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 6 days ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) says a section of Woodrow Wilson Ave. will be closed at 3 p.m. Sunday. MDOT says the project is expected to last about three weeks. An eastbound closure of a... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Portion of Woodrow Wilson to close SundayJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Mississippi Department of Transportat
Portion of Woodrow Wilson to close Sunday
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 6 days ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) says a section of Woodrow Wilson Ave. will be closed at 3 p.m. Sunday. MDOT says the project is expected to last about three weeks. An eastbound closure of a... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Tupelo officials pursuing a more walkable cityTUPELO, Miss. (AP) - Tupelo leaders have submitted an application for a grant t
Tupelo officials pursuing a more walkable city
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 7 days ago
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) - Tupelo leaders have submitted an application for a grant they say would make the city more pedestrian friendly. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/20dXoQB ) the city proposes the construction of... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Tupelo officials pursuing a more walkable cityTUPELO, Miss. (AP) - Tupelo leaders have submitted an application for a grant t
Tupelo officials pursuing a more walkable city
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 7 days ago
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) - Tupelo leaders have submitted an application for a grant they say would make the city more pedestrian friendly. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/20dXoQB ) the city proposes the construction of... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Tupelo officials pursuing a more walkable cityTUPELO, Miss. (AP) - Tupelo leaders have submitted an application for a grant t
Tupelo officials pursuing a more walkable city
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 7 days ago
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) - Tupelo leaders have submitted an application for a grant they say would make the city more pedestrian friendly. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/20dXoQB ) the city proposes the construction of... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Tupelo officials pursuing a more walkable cityTUPELO, Miss. (AP) - Tupelo leaders have submitted an application for a grant t
Tupelo officials pursuing a more walkable city
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 7 days ago
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) - Tupelo leaders have submitted an application for a grant they say would make the city more pedestrian friendly. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/20dXoQB ) the city proposes the construction of... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Tupelo officials pursuing a more walkable cityTUPELO – City leaders submitted an application this week for a grant they say w
Tupelo officials pursuing a more walkable city
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 7 days ago
TUPELO – City leaders submitted an application this week for a grant they say would make the city more pedestrian friendly. The city proposes the construction of paved, handicapped accessible pedestrian crossings at four railroad intersections. The... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Clarification eyed on front lawn parking banBy Caleb Bedillion TUPELO – Proposed changes to certain city regulations would
Clarification eyed on front lawn parking ban
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 8 days ago
By Caleb Bedillion TUPELO – Proposed changes to certain city regulations would clarify that a ban on parking in residential front yards includes recreational vehicles like four wheelers. This clarification was among a raft of proposed amendments to... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
USM begins construction on new pedestrian pathwayHATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) - Construction began Monday on a multi-use pathway at t
USM begins construction on new pedestrian pathway
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 10 days ago
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) - Construction began Monday on a multi-use pathway at the University of Southern Mississippi that will provide a connection for pedestrians traveling between Pride Field and Scianna Hall on the Hattiesburg campus. University... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Magby bridge on Lehmberg closingColumbus is bracing for a "major disruption" to traffic in east Columbus as the
Magby bridge on Lehmberg closing
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
Columbus is bracing for a "major disruption" to traffic in east Columbus as the city closes a portion of North Lehmberg Road for emergency repairs. The road will close at 6 a.m. Monday at the bridge over Magby Creek near Dutch Village. Mayor Robert... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
Construction Begins on USM Pedestrian Path, Band TowerHattiesburg, Miss. Construction began Monday on a pedestrian pathway and band
Construction Begins on USM Pedestrian Path, Band Tower
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 12 days ago
Hattiesburg, Miss. Construction began Monday on a pedestrian pathway and band tower on the campus of the University of Southern Mississippi. The pathway will connect Pride Field and Scianna Hall. In addition to making conditions safer for... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
Possible Tornado in Lamar County, No InjuriesJackson, Miss.National Weather Service forecaster Allen Campbell in Jackson say
Possible Tornado in Lamar County, No Injuries
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 15 days ago
Jackson, Miss.National Weather Service forecaster Allen Campbell in Jackson says a severe storm system that moved over the state Thursday night may have spun a tornado in western Lamar County. Campbell says 10-12 homes were damage in a rural area... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
State aims to curb Highway 12 accidents with mediansSTARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Starkville's main commercial artery, Highway 12, is co
State aims to curb Highway 12 accidents with medians
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 15 days ago
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Starkville's main commercial artery, Highway 12, is considered one of north Mississippi's most dangerous roads. Northern District Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert tells The Commercial Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1TchmWK)... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
State aims to curb Highway 12 accidents with mediansSTARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Starkville's main commercial artery, Highway 12, is co
State aims to curb Highway 12 accidents with medians
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 15 days ago
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Starkville's main commercial artery, Highway 12, is considered one of north Mississippi's most dangerous roads. Northern District Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert tells The Commercial Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1TchmWK)... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Starkville, Oktibbeha and MSU move forward with sidewalk grantStarkville, Oktibbeha County and Mississippi State University are proceeding wi
Starkville, Oktibbeha and MSU move forward with sidewalk grant
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 16 days ago
Starkville, Oktibbeha County and Mississippi State University are proceeding with a Mississippi Department of Transportation grant application that could provide bike and pedestrian trails from a key transportation hub to one of campus' southern... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
MDOT aims to curb Highway 12 accidents with mediansStarkville's main commercial artery, Highway 12, is one of north Mississippi's
MDOT aims to curb Highway 12 accidents with medians
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 16 days ago
Starkville's main commercial artery, Highway 12, is one of north Mississippi's most dangerous roads, and Mississippi Department of Transportation officials hope to curb its high accident amounts with landscaped medians, Northern District... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Security threat closes Tishomingo County SchoolsIUKA – Tishomingo County Schools were expected to re-open today, after a county
Security threat closes Tishomingo County Schools
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 17 days ago
IUKA – Tishomingo County Schools were expected to re-open today, after a countywide security threat caused the district to close Tuesday. Superintendent Christie Holly said law enforcement extensively swept through all seven of the district’s... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Crossing the Line: Remembering a DeSoto County of another era and changing the guard for the futureThe Mississippi Department of Transportation announced last week that it was ma
Crossing the Line: Remembering a DeSoto County of another era and changing the guard for the future
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 19 days ago
The Mississippi Department of Transportation announced last week that it was making plans to celebrate the department's centennial this year, including soliciting photos and videos that illustrate expansion of the state's transportation system during... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Stretch of Popp's Ferry Rd. to close SaturdayA small portion of Popp’s Ferry Road just east of Cedar Lake Road will be close
Stretch of Popp's Ferry Rd. to close Saturday
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 22 days ago
A small portion of Popp’s Ferry Road just east of Cedar Lake Road will be closed Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. so construction crews can install underground utilities. The work is part of a $6.5 million project that will widened Popp’s Ferry Road... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
'Safe Ride' for Oxford students to kick off Jan. 21OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Students who overindulge will soon have a free option to g
'Safe Ride' for Oxford students to kick off Jan. 21
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 22 days ago
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Students who overindulge will soon have a free option to get back to campus with Oxford-University Transit's new Safe Ride route. The Oxford Eagle reports (http://bit.ly/1U0eI4k) the route will run from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
'Safe Ride' for Oxford students to kick off Jan. 21OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Students who overindulge will soon have a free option to g
'Safe Ride' for Oxford students to kick off Jan. 21
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 22 days ago
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Students who overindulge will soon have a free option to get back to campus with Oxford-University Transit's new Safe Ride route. The Oxford Eagle reports (http://bit.ly/1U0eI4k) the route will run from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Mississippi transportation officials celebrating 100 years of evolutionHorn Lake Mayor Allen Latimer says there's a good reason folks his age who grew
Mississippi transportation officials celebrating 100 years of evolution
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 22 days ago
Horn Lake Mayor Allen Latimer says there's a good reason folks his age who grew up on the western side of DeSoto County don't have a lot of long-term relationships with folks from Olive Branch — there was no easy way to get from here to there. "You... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
MDOT searching for oldest living former employeeThe Mississippi Department of Transportation will turn 100 years old this year.
MDOT searching for oldest living former employee
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 26 days ago
The Mississippi Department of Transportation will turn 100 years old this year. Specifically, on March 29, 2016. And they need your help to celebrate the milestone. First, the agency is trying to find the oldest living former employee. These former... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
MDOT searching for oldest living former employeeThe Mississippi Department of Transportation will turn 100 years old this year.
MDOT searching for oldest living former employee
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 26 days ago
The Mississippi Department of Transportation will turn 100 years old this year. Specifically, on March 29, 2016. And they need your help to celebrate the milestone. First, the agency is trying to find the oldest living former employee. These former... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
MDOT says McDowell Road ramp to reopen SundayJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - MDOT says although progress continues on
MDOT says McDowell Road ramp to reopen Sunday
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 27 days ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - MDOT says although progress continues on the I-55 South Project., the McDowell Road ramp to scheduled to reopen Sunday. The entrance ramp onto Interstate 55 northbound at McDowell Road will reopen at 9... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
S.M.A.R.T. system opens route to regional airportSpecial to the Journal STARKVILLE – A new route for the Starkville-MSU Area Ra
S.M.A.R.T. system opens route to regional airport
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 30 days ago
Special to the Journal STARKVILLE – A new route for the Starkville-MSU Area Rapid Transit system aims to connect the local public with global destinations. S.M.A.R.T. opened its new route to the Golden Triangle Regional Airport in Lowndes County... Read more

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