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Mississippi Business Journal
Mississippi on track for fall 2018 completion of I-269Dirt and bridge work for the entire Mississippi portion of Interstate 269 is fi
Mississippi on track for fall 2018 completion of I-269
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted yesterday
Dirt and bridge work for the entire Mississippi portion of Interstate 269 is finished, and the Mississippi Department of Transportation said the project remains on track for a fall 2018 completion. Jason Scott, MDOT public information officer, tells... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Mississippi on track for fall 2018 completion of I-269HERNANDO, Miss. (AP) - Dirt and bridge work for the entire Mississippi portion
Mississippi on track for fall 2018 completion of I-269
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
HERNANDO, Miss. (AP) - Dirt and bridge work for the entire Mississippi portion of Interstate 269 is finished, and the Mississippi Department of Transportation said the project remains on track for a fall 2018 completion. Jason Scott, MDOT public... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Mississippi on track for fall 2018 completion of I-269HERNANDO, Miss. (AP) - Dirt and bridge work for the entire Mississippi portion
Mississippi on track for fall 2018 completion of I-269
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted yesterday
HERNANDO, Miss. (AP) - Dirt and bridge work for the entire Mississippi portion of Interstate 269 is finished, and the Mississippi Department of Transportation said the project remains on track for a fall 2018 completion. Jason Scott, MDOT public... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Mississippi on track for fall 2018 completion of I-269entire Mississippi portion of Interstate 269 is finished, and the project remai
Mississippi on track for fall 2018 completion of I-269
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
entire Mississippi portion of Interstate 269 is finished, and the project remains on track for a fall 2018 completion, the Mississippi Department of Transportation said in an update Wednesday. MDOT said the next phase of work involves two paving... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
How to keep roads from turning deadlygap If you’re a pedestrian (or cyclist) trying to navigate these challenging r
How to keep roads from turning deadly
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
gap If you’re a pedestrian (or cyclist) trying to navigate these challenging roads, it can be dangerous — even deadly. The Mississippi Department of Transportation sent out a news release this week, urging Magnolia State drivers to be extra careful... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
MDOT losing experienced engineersJACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi Department of Transportation is responsib
MDOT losing experienced engineers
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi Department of Transportation is responsible for maintaining 30,000 lane miles of highway and 5,767 bridges at a time when one of the largest departments in state government doesn't have experienced... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
MDOT losing experienced engineersJACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi Department of Transportation is responsib
MDOT losing experienced engineers
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 3 days ago
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi Department of Transportation is responsible for maintaining 30,000 lane miles of highway and 5,767 bridges at a time when one of the largest departments in state government doesn't have experienced... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
MDOT losing experienced engineersThe Mississippi Department of Transportation is responsible for maintaining 30,
MDOT losing experienced engineers
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 3 days ago
The Mississippi Department of Transportation is responsible for maintaining 30,000 lane miles of highway and 5,767 bridges at a time when one of the largest departments in state government doesn't have experienced engineers. Executive Director... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
‘Deep dive’ on state agencies complexto approve a major construction plan with a tax increase to pay for it. Melind
‘Deep dive’ on state agencies complex
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 4 days ago
to approve a major construction plan with a tax increase to pay for it. Melinda McGrath, executive director of the Mississippi Department of Transportation, said in reality the agency is not getting additional funds. “When reviewing actual... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
MDOT to replace deficient bridge in Hinds CountyJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Mississippi Department of Transportat
MDOT to replace deficient bridge in Hinds County
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 5 days ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Mississippi Department of Transportation is replacing a structurally deficient bridge in Hinds County on State Route 473 (Moncure Marble Road). The bridge over Vaughn Creek is one of the state’s 170 posted... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
MDOT to replace deficient bridge in Hinds CountyJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Mississippi Department of Transportat
MDOT to replace deficient bridge in Hinds County
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 5 days ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Mississippi Department of Transportation is replacing a structurally deficient bridge in Hinds County on State Route 473 (Moncure Marble Road). The bridge over Vaughn Creek is one of the state’s 170 posted... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Fatal wreck closes I55N in Byramfatalities occurred during an accident on Interstate 55 northbound at Siwell Ro
Fatal wreck closes I55N in Byram
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 5 days ago
fatalities occurred during an accident on Interstate 55 northbound at Siwell Road in Byram Saturday afternoon. The Mississippi Department of Transportation estimates the northbound lanes will be closed for four hours. Traffic is being... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Truck trailer catches on fire on Interstate 22as it also began catching on fire. Master Sergeant Ray Hall with the Mississip
Truck trailer catches on fire on Interstate 22
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 6 days ago
as it also began catching on fire. Master Sergeant Ray Hall with the Mississippi Highway Patrol reported no injuries. Mississippi Department of Transportation is cleaning the broken glass and should be finished within the hour. “Traffic was... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Transportation Commission recognizes WoodcockThe Mississippi Transportation Commission recently recognized Joel D. “Woody” W
Transportation Commission recognizes Woodcock
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 7 days ago
The Mississippi Transportation Commission recently recognized Joel D. “Woody” Woodcock for his service to the Mississippi Department of Transportation and the State of Mississippi with a resolution. Woodcock represented MDOT for more than 12 years,... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
MDOT to replace Vaughan Creek bridgeHINDS COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Mississippi Department of Transp
MDOT to replace Vaughan Creek bridge
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 7 days ago
HINDS COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Mississippi Department of Transportation is replacing a structurally deficient bridge in Hinds County on State Route 473. The bridge over Vaughn Creek is one of the state’s 170 posted... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
MDOT to replace Vaughan Creek bridgeHINDS COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Mississippi Department of Transp
MDOT to replace Vaughan Creek bridge
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 8 days ago
HINDS COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Mississippi Department of Transportation is replacing a structurally deficient bridge in Hinds County on State Route 473. The bridge over Vaughn Creek is one of the state’s 170 posted... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Wynette park, museum on track to open by Aprila community center of sorts to host concerts and other public events. Accordin
Wynette park, museum on track to open by April
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 8 days ago
a community center of sorts to host concerts and other public events. According to Mark Holley, district engineer for the Mississippi Department of Transportation and Tremont resident, this initial phase of construction consists of gutting the... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
MDOT encourages pedestrian safety awarenessHowever, regardless of personal preference, age or background, all Mississippia
MDOT encourages pedestrian safety awareness
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 9 days ago
However, regardless of personal preference, age or background, all Mississippians travel as pedestrians. The Mississippi Department of Transportation encourages Mississippians to help make the roads safe for all users with pedestrian... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
MDOT encourages pedestrian safety awarenessHowever, regardless of personal preference, age or background, all Mississippia
MDOT encourages pedestrian safety awareness
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 9 days ago
However, regardless of personal preference, age or background, all Mississippians travel as pedestrians. The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) encourages Mississippians to help make the roads safe for all users with... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Stranded drivers spend day 2 on flooded La. highwaywith closures a possibility. High water on I-10 west being closely monitored.
Stranded drivers spend day 2 on flooded La. highway
WSMV Nashville / Posted 11 days ago
with closures a possibility. High water on I-10 west being closely monitored. Closure possible. https://t.co/4IqD8y12Dr Mississippi Department of Transportation says the flooding has also impacted some roads in the southwestern part of the... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Stranded drivers spend day 2 on flooded La. highwaywith closures a possibility. High water on I-10 west being closely monitored.
Stranded drivers spend day 2 on flooded La. highway
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 12 days ago
with closures a possibility. High water on I-10 west being closely monitored. Closure possible. https://t.co/4IqD8y12Dr Mississippi Department of Transportation says the flooding has also impacted some roads in the southwestern part of the... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Health Works! hosts Safety Day with 13 regional agenciesIN SAFETY DAY • Family Resource Center • Lee County Sheriff’s Department • M
Health Works! hosts Safety Day with 13 regional agencies
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 12 days ago
IN SAFETY DAY • Family Resource Center • Lee County Sheriff’s Department • Mississippi Department of Transportation • North Mississippi Medical Center Careflight • Partnership for a Healthy... Read more
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WCBI Columbus
Safety Day Eventseat belt was one of several items emphasized at a community event in Tupelo.
Safety Day Event
WCBI Columbus / Posted 12 days ago
seat belt was one of several items emphasized at a community event in Tupelo. Health Works sponsored a safety day with the Mississippi Department of Transportation demonstration of what happens in a rollover accident to someone without a seat... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
UPDATE: MS roads, I-55 S. near La. affected by floodingJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Mississippi Department of Transportat
UPDATE: MS roads, I-55 S. near La. affected by flooding
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 12 days ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Mississippi Department of Transportation says some roads in south Mississippi are still being impacted by flooding. We're told the westbound lane of Highway 24, just east of Highway 48, in Amite County and... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Road closure scheduled for Lakeland Drive projectMississippi Department of Transportation will close Flowood Drive from Liberty
Road closure scheduled for Lakeland Drive project
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 13 days ago
Mississippi Department of Transportation will close Flowood Drive from Liberty Park Road to Mississippi 475 (Airport Road) in Rankin County to through traffic overnight Aug. 22. The road will be closed from 7 p.m. Aug. 22 through 6 a.m. Aug. 23 so... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Road maintenance projects begin Monday in Pontotoc, Union countiesThe Mississippi Department of Transportation will begin a pair of maintenance p
Road maintenance projects begin Monday in Pontotoc, Union counties
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 13 days ago
The Mississippi Department of Transportation will begin a pair of maintenance projects in Pontotoc and Union Counties on Monday. The project in Pontotoc County will be a mill and overlay of approximately 10 miles of State Route 15, from the... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Man's body recovered from floodwatersis dismissing class at 10 a.m. Superintendent Scotty Whittington says numerous
Man's body recovered from floodwaters
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 13 days ago
is dismissing class at 10 a.m. Superintendent Scotty Whittington says numerous roads are underwater or washed out. The Mississippi Department of Transportation says some state highways are flooded in Amite, Pike and Wilkinson counties. 10:15... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Louisiana governor declares state of emergencyis dismissing class at 10 a.m. Superintendent Scotty Whittington says numerous
Louisiana governor declares state of emergency
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 14 days ago
is dismissing class at 10 a.m. Superintendent Scotty Whittington says numerous roads are underwater or washed out. The Mississippi Department of Transportation says some state highways are flooded in Amite, Pike and Wilkinson counties. 10:15... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Forecasts predict wide flooding near Baton Rougeis dismissing class at 10 a.m. Superintendent Scotty Whittington says numerous
Forecasts predict wide flooding near Baton Rouge
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 14 days ago
is dismissing class at 10 a.m. Superintendent Scotty Whittington says numerous roads are underwater or washed out. The Mississippi Department of Transportation says some state highways are flooded in Amite, Pike and Wilkinson counties. 10:15... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Lynn Spruill: A new and improved Highway 12 comingbe checking my email or Twitter while I waited, but instead I ended up watching
Lynn Spruill: A new and improved Highway 12 coming
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
be checking my email or Twitter while I waited, but instead I ended up watching a cluster of six men in reflective MDOT (Mississippi Department of Transportation) vests studying what appeared to be plans and maps. I presume what I was watching... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Forecasts predict wide flooding near Baton Rougeis dismissing class at 10 a.m. Superintendent Scotty Whittington says numerous
Forecasts predict wide flooding near Baton Rouge
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 14 days ago
is dismissing class at 10 a.m. Superintendent Scotty Whittington says numerous roads are underwater or washed out. The Mississippi Department of Transportation says some state highways are flooded in Amite, Pike and Wilkinson counties. 10:15... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Rescuers pluck Mississippi residents from floodis dismissing class at 10 a.m. Superintendent Scotty Whittington says numerous
Rescuers pluck Mississippi residents from flood
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 14 days ago
is dismissing class at 10 a.m. Superintendent Scotty Whittington says numerous roads are underwater or washed out. The Mississippi Department of Transportation says some state highways are flooded in Amite, Pike and Wilkinson counties. 10:15... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Rescuers pluck Mississippi residents from floodis dismissing class at 10 a.m. Superintendent Scotty Whittington says numerous
Rescuers pluck Mississippi residents from flood
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 14 days ago
is dismissing class at 10 a.m. Superintendent Scotty Whittington says numerous roads are underwater or washed out. The Mississippi Department of Transportation says some state highways are flooded in Amite, Pike and Wilkinson counties. 10:15... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Latest Updates: South Mississippi highways floodedThe latest on flooding in the Deep South. The Mississippi Department of Transp
Latest Updates: South Mississippi highways flooded
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 14 days ago
The latest on flooding in the Deep South. The Mississippi Department of Transportation said the following roadways are impacted by flooding Friday. Amite County • Hwy 24 between Centerville and Gloster • Hwy 24 between Gloster and Liberty • Hwy... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Crash shuts down portions of I-22 in Itawamba County18-wheeler crash on I-22 near Tremont and Smithville in Itawamba County has shu
Crash shuts down portions of I-22 in Itawamba County
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 17 days ago
18-wheeler crash on I-22 near Tremont and Smithville in Itawamba County has shut down the roadway for several hours. The Mississippi Department of Transportation reported a crash on I-22 past Mississippi 23/Tremont/Smithville exit 113 at... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Portion of Flowood Drive to close overnightFLOWOOD, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Mississippi Department of Transportat
Portion of Flowood Drive to close overnight
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 17 days ago
FLOWOOD, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Mississippi Department of Transportation or MDOT will close Flowood Drive from Liberty Park Road to Airport Road (State Route 475) in Rankin County to rough traffic to place beams for bridge widening as part... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
New Albany school board election to be added to November ballotand one-half years of service. Part of the reason, he said, is that he is also
New Albany school board election to be added to November ballot
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 18 days ago
and one-half years of service. Part of the reason, he said, is that he is also considering retirement from his job with the Mississippi Department of Transportation. While Union County has a traditional county school district, New Albany has a... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Waggoner Engineering staff newsin the firm’s water resources and coastal programs department. She previously s
Waggoner Engineering staff news
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 20 days ago
in the firm’s water resources and coastal programs department. She previously served as a hydraulics engineer for the Mississippi Department of Transportation. She has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Mississippi State... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
MDOT replacing Hinds County bridgeMississippi Department of Transportation crews will close the bridge over Vaugh
MDOT replacing Hinds County bridge
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 20 days ago
Mississippi Department of Transportation crews will close the bridge over Vaughn Creek on Mississippi 473 in Hinds County on Aug. 15 for a bridge replacement. The new bridge is expected to be complete in early spring 2017. Joe McGee Construction Co.... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
MDOT appoints RatliffThe Mississippi Department of Transportation has appointed Brian Ratliff as Dis
MDOT appoints Ratliff
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 22 days ago
The Mississippi Department of Transportation has appointed Brian Ratliff as District 5 Engineer. Ratliff will oversee the operations in 10 central Mississippi counties including the Jackson Metro Area and the counties along Interstate 20 eastward... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Bridge closure on State Route 473 in Hinds CountyJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Mississippi Department of Transportation
Bridge closure on State Route 473 in Hinds County
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 22 days ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Mississippi Department of Transportation crews will close e bridge over Vaughn Creek on State Route 473 in Hinds County for a bridge replacement. Crews will remove the posted bridge and replace it with a new... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
District officials, MDOT focus on road safety as school startsKent TUPELO – As students in Tupelo, Lee County and across Northeast Mississip
District officials, MDOT focus on road safety as school starts
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 24 days ago
Kent TUPELO – As students in Tupelo, Lee County and across Northeast Mississippi head back to school this week, the Mississippi Department of Transportation and local school district officials encourage parents and students to make safety a... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Four-vehicle pileup shuts down I-10 eastbound near Hwy. 609fire. We’re told people were injured in this latest crash, but the extent of t
Four-vehicle pileup shuts down I-10 eastbound near Hwy. 609
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 24 days ago
fire. We’re told people were injured in this latest crash, but the extent of those injuries is unknown. According to the Mississippi Department of Transportation, all eastbound lanes are blocked, and traffic will be impacted for at least an... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
One lane of I-10 eastbound remains closed as crews work to clean diesel spillspokesman for the Mississippi Highway Patrol, said crews with the Mississippi D
One lane of I-10 eastbound remains closed as crews work to clean diesel spill
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 24 days ago
spokesman for the Mississippi Highway Patrol, said crews with the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality and Mississippi Department of Transportation are on the way to the scene. It is unclear how much fuel has spilled out of the... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Analysis: Income tax and roads loom in tax and budget reviewbalked at raising fuel taxes for roads last year, House Transportation Committe
Analysis: Income tax and roads loom in tax and budget review
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 25 days ago
balked at raising fuel taxes for roads last year, House Transportation Committee Chairman Charles Busby, R-Pascagoula, and Mississippi Department of Transportation leaders are giving a series of tours to lawmakers statewide to show off the... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Income tax and roads loom in tax and budget reviewbalked at raising fuel taxes for roads last year, House Transportation Committe
Income tax and roads loom in tax and budget review
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 25 days ago
balked at raising fuel taxes for roads last year, House Transportation Committee Chairman Charles Busby, R-Pascagoula, and Mississippi Department of Transportation leaders are giving a series of tours to lawmakers statewide to show off the... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Taxes, roads loom in Miss. budget reviewbalked at raising fuel taxes for roads last year, House Transportation Committe
Taxes, roads loom in Miss. budget review
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 25 days ago
balked at raising fuel taxes for roads last year, House Transportation Committee Chairman Charles Busby, R-Pascagoula, and Mississippi Department of Transportation leaders are giving a series of tours to lawmakers statewide to show off the... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Paving project could cause traffic delays in Jackson Co.Drivers traveling on I-10 through Jackson County could encounter a traffic nigh
Paving project could cause traffic delays in Jackson Co.
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted a month ago
Drivers traveling on I-10 through Jackson County could encounter a traffic nightmare over the next three nights. Mississippi Department of Transportation crews will be working from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. starting Monday night and ending Thursday morning... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
I-22 ramp closing for asphalt workand the ramp should reopen at 5 p.m. All I-22 eastbound traffic exiting onto 4
I-22 ramp closing for asphalt work
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 1 months ago
and the ramp should reopen at 5 p.m. All I-22 eastbound traffic exiting onto 45 North will be detoured one mile to the east onto Veterans Boulevard. Motorists are urged to use caution as Mississippi Department of Transportation crews will be on si... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
MDOT implementing new traffic signal at Hwy 12-Russell St.The Mississippi Department of Transportation will implement a new traffic signa
MDOT implementing new traffic signal at Hwy 12-Russell St.
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 1 months ago
The Mississippi Department of Transportation will implement a new traffic signal to provide a safer and more efficient left-turn for motorists in Oktibbeha County. The new flashing yellow arrow (FYA) left-turn signals will begin replacing the... Read more
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