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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Chickasaw County OKs trail, courthouse workof the Trail and economic development in Houston. East said CDF attempted to c
Chickasaw County OKs trail, courthouse work
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 35 minutes ago
of the Trail and economic development in Houston. East said CDF attempted to come off the north side of Highway 8 but the Mississippi Department of Transportation said the south side was better for a bike lane. MDOT proposes staying on state... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
DENNIS SEID: Maintaining, improving infrastructure a no-brainerEvery two weeks when I get my paycheck, I see how much of it goes to taxes. I
DENNIS SEID: Maintaining, improving infrastructure a no-brainer
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Every two weeks when I get my paycheck, I see how much of it goes to taxes. I don’t disagree with the idea that the Mississippi Department of Transportation should look at its own budget and see where it can contribute more toward its... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Memorial Day weekend travel expected to be up this yearNews Now) - More folks are expected to be packing up and rolling out for a roa
Memorial Day weekend travel expected to be up this year
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 3 days ago
News Now) - More folks are expected to be packing up and rolling out for a road trip this holiday weekend. The Mississippi Department of Transportation is reminding you to go through a basic checklist before you hit the road, things... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Memorial Day weekend travel expected to be up this yearNews Now) - More folks are expected to be packing up and rolling out for a roa
Memorial Day weekend travel expected to be up this year
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 3 days ago
News Now) - More folks are expected to be packing up and rolling out for a road trip this holiday weekend. The Mississippi Department of Transportation is reminding you to go through a basic checklist before you hit the road, things... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Bridge work to close portion of Hwy 178 for several monthsA portion of US Highway 178 in Itawamba County will be closed starting next wee
Bridge work to close portion of Hwy 178 for several months
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 3 days ago
A portion of US Highway 178 in Itawamba County will be closed starting next week for work on a bridge project. The Mississippi Department of Transportation will close Highway 178 at Mantachie Creek, between Dorsey and Interstate 22, on Tuesday. The... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Tupelo team finishes second, Guntown third in National Bridge Building Challengeused in the construction of their bridge. The teams then tested their bridges f
Tupelo team finishes second, Guntown third in National Bridge Building Challenge
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 5 days ago
used in the construction of their bridge. The teams then tested their bridges for strength-to-weight ratio. Initially, the Mississippi Department of Transportation provided each team with a TRAC Challenge The Tupelo High team from left – front:... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Guntown and Tupelo teams finish third in National Bridge Building Challengeused in the construction of their bridge. The teams then tested their bridges f
Guntown and Tupelo teams finish third in National Bridge Building Challenge
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 5 days ago
used in the construction of their bridge. The teams then tested their bridges for strength-to-weight ratio. Initially, the Mississippi Department of Transportation provided each team with a TRAC Challenge The Tupelo High team from left – front:... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Minority and women-owned businesses invited to eventTUPELO – Woman and minority business owners who would like to do business with
Minority and women-owned businesses invited to event
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 6 days ago
TUPELO – Woman and minority business owners who would like to do business with the Mississippi Department of Transportation, MDOT’s Transit Division or local and state airport authorities are invited to the “Meet-the-Prime Contractors” on June 1. It... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Widening Interstate 10, expect delays for 2 yearsand construction workers as Interstate 10 is widened from four lanes to six bet
Widening Interstate 10, expect delays for 2 years
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 8 days ago
and construction workers as Interstate 10 is widened from four lanes to six between Ocean Springs and Vancleave. The Mississippi Department of Transportation says lane closures will be limited to 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday through Thursday. The... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Widening Interstate 10, expect delays for 2 yearsand construction workers as Interstate 10 is widened from four lanes to six bet
Widening Interstate 10, expect delays for 2 years
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 8 days ago
and construction workers as Interstate 10 is widened from four lanes to six between Ocean Springs and Vancleave. The Mississippi Department of Transportation says lane closures will be limited to 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday through Thursday. The... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Riders: Watch out during Motorcycle Safety Awareness monthelse's. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more
Riders: Watch out during Motorcycle Safety Awareness month
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 8 days ago
else's. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 4,500 motorcyclists died in 2014. Mississippi Department of Transportation officials say speeding, and zipping between cars are two of the biggest contributors... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Riders: Watch out during Motorcycle Safety Awareness monthelse's. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more
Riders: Watch out during Motorcycle Safety Awareness month
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 8 days ago
else's. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 4,500 motorcyclists died in 2014. Mississippi Department of Transportation officials say speeding, and zipping between cars are two of the biggest contributors... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Bridge repair to impact traffic in Union Countythe Little Tallahatchie River and over Carter and Central avenues in Union Coun
Bridge repair to impact traffic in Union County
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 10 days ago
the Little Tallahatchie River and over Carter and Central avenues in Union County as roadway and bridge projects continue. Mississippi Department of Transportation crews are continuing a bridge deck repair project in the area. Throughout the... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Paving funds sitting idlethe county says they have the money to fix. "They're saying it's because of th
Paving funds sitting idle
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 10 days ago
the county says they have the money to fix. "They're saying it's because of the sidewalk but we have information from the Mississippi Department of Transportation that states that the sidewalks should not prohibit us from paving the street," added... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Paving funds sitting idlethe county says they have the money to fix. "They're saying it's because of th
Paving funds sitting idle
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 10 days ago
the county says they have the money to fix. "They're saying it's because of the sidewalk but we have information from the Mississippi Department of Transportation that states that the sidewalks should not prohibit us from paving the street," added... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Fatal wreck has people calling for safer intersectionbelieve that a traffic light would have saved their lives," said Hartwell. Oth
Fatal wreck has people calling for safer intersection
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 10 days ago
believe that a traffic light would have saved their lives," said Hartwell. Other drivers agree, but according to the Mississippi Department of Transportation, there's a list of requirements that an intersection must meet to have a traffic... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
State of the Region meeting set for May 26of an MEC study on the condition of Mississippi’s roads and bridges. Mike Tage
State of the Region meeting set for May 26
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 12 days ago
of an MEC study on the condition of Mississippi’s roads and bridges. Mike Tagert, Northern District Commissioner of the Mississippi Department of Transportation, will give his perspective on the status of the state’s highways and... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
MDOT Makes Donation to Local Law Enforcement AgenciesMeridian, Miss. The Meridian Police Department has a new asset to help keep lit
MDOT Makes Donation to Local Law Enforcement Agencies
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 13 days ago
Meridian, Miss. The Meridian Police Department has a new asset to help keep litter off the streets now. The Mississippi Department of Transportation stopped by the Police Station Tuesday to sell the City of Meridian a truck for one dollar. The truck... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
MDOT, MPD Partner for Litter ControlMiss. The Meridian Police Department has a new asset to help keep litter off th
MDOT, MPD Partner for Litter Control
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 13 days ago
Miss. The Meridian Police Department has a new asset to help keep litter off the streets now. The Mississippi Department of Transportation stopped by Tuesday to sell the city of Meridian a truck for $1. The truck will be... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Dump truck loses load on I-10 in Biloxicleanup is underway on Interstate 10 in Biloxi after a dump truck lost its load
Dump truck loses load on I-10 in Biloxi
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 20 days ago
cleanup is underway on Interstate 10 in Biloxi after a dump truck lost its load near the Cedar Lake exit. According to the Mississippi Department of Transportation, the right westbound lane is blocked. Biloxi police say the truck was just west of... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
PENDER: Lawmakers plan in-depth tax studya fair tax system that will create a steady stream of revenue.” Gunn said the
PENDER: Lawmakers plan in-depth tax study
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 23 days ago
a fair tax system that will create a steady stream of revenue.” Gunn said the analysis will look at spending, whether the Mississippi Department of Transportation and other agencies are working efficiently and at the Mississippi Adequate Education... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Two charged with felony shoplifting in Biloxide Mayo drivers to stay soberMDOT urges Cinco de Mayo drivers to stay sober Ci
Two charged with felony shoplifting in Biloxi
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 25 days ago
de Mayo drivers to stay soberMDOT urges Cinco de Mayo drivers to stay sober Cinco de Mayo celebrations. Source: CNN The Mississippi Department of Transportation is urging Cinco de Mayo drivers to stay sober on the roads. The Mississippi... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Transportation chair urges local leaders to exert more on roads and bridgesat a disadvantage. The late appointment gave him inadequate time to counter an
Transportation chair urges local leaders to exert more on roads and bridges
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 25 days ago
at a disadvantage. The late appointment gave him inadequate time to counter an argument raised by House members that the Mississippi Department of Transportation would not spend transportation money efficiently, he said. The MEC panel’s plan... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Jones Co. firefighters host accident simulation before prom weekendde Mayo drivers to stay soberMDOT urges Cinco de Mayo drivers to stay sober Ci
Jones Co. firefighters host accident simulation before prom weekend
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 25 days ago
de Mayo drivers to stay soberMDOT urges Cinco de Mayo drivers to stay sober Cinco de Mayo celebrations. Source: CNN The Mississippi Department of Transportation is urging Cinco de Mayo drivers to stay sober on the roads. The Mississippi... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
May is "Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month"MS (Mississippi News Now) - As the temperatures warm up drivers can expect to
May is "Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month"
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 26 days ago
MS (Mississippi News Now) - As the temperatures warm up drivers can expect to share the roads with more motorcycles. The Mississippi Department of Transportation recognizes "Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month," during May. When motorcycles are... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Hughes promoted to assistant fire chiefengineer Kevin Stafford said 90 percent of the grant is paid for by the Federal
Hughes promoted to assistant fire chief
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 26 days ago
engineer Kevin Stafford said 90 percent of the grant is paid for by the Federal Aviation Administration, 5 percent by the Mississippi Department of Transportation and 5 percent by the city and county. The council also approved a $41,792... Read more
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The Natchez Democrat
Sunday focus: Voters to determine a quarter million in salaries May 10income from the state already, which requires him to accept a reduced salary fo
Sunday focus: Voters to determine a quarter million in salaries May 10
The Natchez Democrat / Posted 30 days ago
income from the state already, which requires him to accept a reduced salary for being mayor. He formerly worked for Mississippi Department of Transportation. The Mississippi Municipal League, in conjunction with the Stennis Institute of... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Jones Co. woman in critical condition after being hit by cartragic with one bad decision. Urban Youth Corps Program coming to LaurelUrban
Jones Co. woman in critical condition after being hit by car
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted a month ago
tragic with one bad decision. Urban Youth Corps Program coming to LaurelUrban Youth Corps Program coming to Laurel The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the City of Laurel recently announced that Laurel will provide job... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Urban Youth Corps Program coming to LaurelThis is a press release from the city of Laurel. The Mississippi Department of
Urban Youth Corps Program coming to Laurel
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted a month ago
This is a press release from the city of Laurel. The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the City of Laurel recently announced that Laurel will provide job opportunities in transportation-related settings to individuals between the... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Gulfport community recovering after unexpected floodingtragic with one bad decision. Urban Youth Corps Program coming to LaurelUrban
Gulfport community recovering after unexpected flooding
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted a month ago
tragic with one bad decision. Urban Youth Corps Program coming to LaurelUrban Youth Corps Program coming to Laurel The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the City of Laurel recently announced that Laurel will provide job... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
School official reminds students about prom safetybillboards in the Pine Belt. Urban Youth Corps Program coming to LaurelUrban Y
School official reminds students about prom safety
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted a month ago
billboards in the Pine Belt. Urban Youth Corps Program coming to LaurelUrban Youth Corps Program coming to Laurel The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the City of Laurel recently announced that Laurel will provide job... Read more
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The Natchez Democrat
City receives Urban Youth Corps grantallowing the city to hire —and train— five Natchezians age 16 to 25 to work for
City receives Urban Youth Corps grant
The Natchez Democrat / Posted 1 months ago
allowing the city to hire —and train— five Natchezians age 16 to 25 to work for Natchez Public Works this summer. The Mississippi Department of Transportation and the City of Natchez will work together for the fourth consecutive summer to... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Students punished for senior prank at Stringer Attendance Centersouthern division competed in events such as motor-grader, backhoe and tractor
Students punished for senior prank at Stringer Attendance Center
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 1 months ago
southern division competed in events such as motor-grader, backhoe and tractor with mower skills./Photo credit: WDAM The Mississippi Department of Transportation held its annual Equipment Operators Roadeo at the Forrest County Multi-Purpose... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
MDOT holds annual Equipment Operators RoadeoThe Mississippi Department of Transportation held its annual Equipment Operator
MDOT holds annual Equipment Operators Roadeo
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 1 months ago
The Mississippi Department of Transportation held its annual Equipment Operators Roadeo at the Forrest County Multi-Purpose Center in Hattiesburg Thursday. Around 200 workers from the southern division competed in events such as motor-grader,... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Suspicious package found at Southaven Dillardssouthern division competed in events such as motor-grader, backhoe and tractor
Suspicious package found at Southaven Dillards
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 1 months ago
southern division competed in events such as motor-grader, backhoe and tractor with mower skills./Photo credit: WDAM The Mississippi Department of Transportation held its annual Equipment Operators Roadeo at the Forrest County Multi-Purpose... Read more
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