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M.D.O.T. to Close Loop Ramps on Southside of Interstate 10 /110 Next Week
As the Mississippi Department of Transportation (M.D.O.T.) continues progress on the multi-million dollar economically driven infrastructure project at the I-10/I-110 Interchange, more phases of construction will be implemented in the coming weeks.
Preparing for Winter Weather is Key
The Mississippi Department of Transportation (M.D.O.T.) has been notified by the National Weather Service (N.W.S.) of the potential for winter weather conditions throughout Mississippi during the next several days.
New Ramp on I-10 in D'Iberville Now Open
Good news for drivers in Harrison County, it will now be easier to access I-10, thanks to the Mississippi Department of Transportation (M.D.O.T.) Video Video
M.D.O.T. Project Update for South Mississippi
The Mississippi Department of Transportation (M.D.O.T.)’s Transportation Commissioner, Tom King, announces the following summary of projects currently underway in South Mississippi’s 14 counties located in M.D.O.T.’s District Six.
M.D.O.T. Opens 3rd On-Ramp to I-10 After Construction
The Mississippi Department of Transportation (M.D.O.T.) announced the opening of another new on-ramp to I-10. Video Video
M.D.O.T. Hopes for Funding from State Legislature
The Mississippi Department of Transportation (M.D.O.T.) hopes the state legislature takes up plans to continue funding their road projects. Video Video
M.D.O.T. Urges Safety During Thanksgiving Travel
The air is crisp, the leaves are falling, and the time of turkeys and thankfulness, family and friends is quickly approaching.
M.D.O.T. Urges Safety this New Year’s
The year is winding down, and the time of New Year’s resolutions and college football bowl games, family, and friends is quickly approaching.
M.D.O.T. Supports Older Driver Safety Awareness Week
It’s a fact of life that people grow older each day.
M.D.O.T. Rolls Out New State Highway Map
Have you ever been late for an appointment and traveling an unfamiliar road when the worst happens: your cell phone and consequently, your map, loses power?
Don’t be Tricked Into “Buzzed” Driving this Halloween
This Halloween, don’t be tricked into thinking you are “OK to drive” if you celebrate with alcohol.
M.D.O.T. Working on Lots of Bridges Around the State
Bridges and infrastructure around the state are becoming a big concern of the Mississippi Department of Transportation (M.D.O.T.) Video Video
Traffic Lightens Up in D'Iberville as Construction Wraps Up
Drivers leaving the Promenade from the west exit can now use the newly opened onramp to access I-10 without the lengthy detour, and it couldn't have come at a better time. Video Video
M.D.O.T. Urges Safety this Holiday Season
Make your car a no phone zone!
M.D.O.T. Supports National Preparedness Month
Extreme weather in Mississippi is a fairly common occurrence.
Harrison Co. Inmate Litter Program a Success
Harrison County was recognized by the Mississippi Department of Transportation (M.D.O.T.) for its Inmate Litter Program. Video Video
National School Bus Safety Week
Imagine a world with less traffic, cleaner air, and more affordable transportation.
M.D.O.T. Brings Awareness to Child Passenger Safety Week
With motor vehicle crashes being a leading killer of children ages 1 to 13, it is critical that parents use age and size appropriate child restraints to reduce these deaths.
M.D.O.T. Wins America’s Transportation Award
The Mississippi Department of Transportation (M.D.O.T.) received top honors in the southeast regional America’s Transportation Awards during the 2014 Southeastern Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (S.A.S.H.T.O.) Conference.
Make Safety Top Priority this Labor Day
Labor Day is a wonderful time to celebrate achievements of the American workforce during one of the final weeks of summer.
M.D.O.T. Promotes Drive Safely Work Week
Although safety practices are often followed at work and at home, they are not always observed while in route to and from those destinations.
M.D.O.T. Encourages Teen Driver Safety Week
Teen Driver Safety Week is October 19th-25th, 2014.
M.D.O.T. Recognizes Harrison Co. for Work Removing Litter Along Roadways
Harrison County was recognized for high achievement by the Mississippi Department of Transportation (M.D.O.T.) for its work in connection with the state’s Inmate Litter Program.
M.D.O.T. Works on Lighting Fixtures Under Pascagoula Bridge
Wednesday and Thursday, drivers will see some congestion on I-10 between exit 61 and 63. Video Video
M.D.O.T. Says Coast Was Fortunate After Severe Weather
The Mississippi Department of Transportation (M.D.O.T.) reports the Coast was fortunate compared to other parts of the state after Monday night's severe weather. Video Video
Repair Work on Pearl River Bridge to Begin Friday
Repair work on the Pearl River Bridge will start this Friday, October 17th, and will cause some lanes to be closed the for the entire weekend. Video Video
I-10 Bridge Repair Project Scheduled Beginning Oct. 14th
The Mississippi Department of Transportation (M.D.O.T.) is announcing scheduled lane closures along I-10 beginning October 14th in Hancock County at the Mississippi – Louisiana state line.
Traffic Update: I-10 Bridge Repair Project Delayed
The project originally scheduled to begin October 14th will now begin October 17th.
M.D.O.T.'s D'Iberville I-10/I-110 Construction is on Track
The D'Iberville I-10/I-110 overpass project is ahead of schedule, and motorists are starting to see real progress at the construction site. Video Video
M.D.O.T. Announces Child Passenger Safety Week
Motor vehicle crashes are a leading killer of children ages 1 to 13. Video Video
M.G.C.C.C. & M.D.O.T. Partner in Transportation Alternatives Program
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is partnering with the Mississippi Department of Transportation (M.D.O.T.) on a road-construction project that will improve pedestrian walkways at the college’s Perkinston Campus and surrounding areas.
M.D.O.T. Releases New Hurricane Guide for 2014
On Saturday, you can pick up a copy of M.D.O.T.'s newly released 2014 Hurricane Guide at Edgewater Mall. Video Video
M.D.O.T. Encourages Safety Getting Back to School
Whether walking, biking, or riding a bus to school, safety should be everyone’s top priority as summer comes to a close and children return to classrooms this fall.
Jackson Co. Highway Dedication Ceremony Scheduled for Friday
The Mississippi Department of Transportation (M.D.O.T.)’s Southern Transportation Commissioner, Tom King, recently announced a dedication ceremony that will be held August 15th, designating a section of Highway 63 in Jackson Co. as “Sergeant John E. Wells Memorial Highway.”
Major Traffic Expected This Weekend
With all the events happening on the Coast in conjunction with road closures, traffic this weekend is bound to be a nightmare. Video Video
Leaving Kids in Hot Cars is Risky Business
While one may consider leaving a child alone in the car, even for just a minute, the risk is not worth the consequences this time of year.
Impact Study Shows Mississippi Airports Generate $2.5 Billion in Economic Activity
According to a recent study by the Mississippi Department of Transportation (M.D.O.T.), the state’s 73 airports generate more than $2.5 billion annually in economic activity, provide vital connectivity links enabling businesses to function more efficiently and improve the quality of life for residents in airport communities.
Strip of Hwy. 90 Dedicated to Marine Who Sacrificed His Life
The City of Gautier and the Mississippi Department of Transportation (M.D.O.T.) dedicated a section of Highway 90 to fallen Marine, Master Sergeant Scott Pruitt Tuesday afternoon. Video Video
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