infrastructure

Biloxi infrastructure update

Some major infrastructure projects are nearing completion in East Biloxi as we move through 2020. Right before Christmas work crews laid down the last base course of asphalt on the north end of Forrest Avenue and railroad tracks. Now workers…

A look at the horizon for Biloxi in 2020

With 2019 almost under wraps, there is a lot on the horizon for the year 2020, especially in the City of Biloxi. Biloxi Mayor Andrew ‘FoFo’ Gilich stopped by the station this morning for our ‘Mayoral Monday’ segment to give…

Update on Biloxi infrastructure projects

Work continues this morning on Biloxi's major infrastructure project. Business owners, residents and those who travel Howard Avenue between Porter Avenue and Hopkins Boulevard can see the signs of road working coming to that area, as crews prepare for the…

$33 million granted for road improvements

Some roads in Gulfport and Starkville are now on the fast track for improvements thanks to federal grant funding. This week, U.S. Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith, and U.S. Congressman Steven Palazzo announced the award of $33.1 million in…

Waller talks infrastructure on the Coast

Bill Waller Jr. made his way to the Coast one last time before Tuesday’s runoff election. Waller spoke to employees of Warren Paving in Gulfport about the importance of the role they play in the overall health of the state’s…

Update on infrastructure work in East Biloxi

Detours are something Biloxi drivers know all too well as work continues on the city’s massive infrastructure project. It’s a multimillion dollar project that’s been paving the way for road and infrastructure improvements and has been underway for years, but…

New infrastructure and residential homes in Gautier

In addition to the development of the town commons project, Gautier residents will see some more infrastructure in the near future. Gautier Mayor Phil Torjusen discussed Ingalls and V.T. Halter getting new contracts which would bring in more jobs and…

Howard Avenue temporarily paved for Mardi Gras

As the ‘Restore Biloxi Infrastructure’ plan still continues some wonder if there’s an end in sight. With some of the biggest parades on the Coast taking center stage in Biloxi, some wonder if construction may cause an issue. Lingering construction…

Governor signs legislation and ends special session

The special session for the funding of Mississippi’s roads and bridges has come to a close. After five days of debate and deal striking, Governor Phil Bryant signed three pieces of legislation into law. What the governor wanted, he got…

Legislators meet for special session today

Governor Phil Bryant has issued the official document to call lawmakers to Jackson to discuss more money for roads and bridges. Legislators are meeting today at the state capitol. Their plan includes diverting some taxes on internet sales to cities…

Biloxi infrastructure project update

We’re now half way through the year and the East Biloxi infrastructure project is in its last six months before the December deadline. This afternoon, the Biloxi City Council approved adding 11 extra days to the contract for weather delays.…

East Biloxi infrastructure project back on track

Oscar Renda Contracting, the firm overseeing the 55 miles of infrastructure work in East Biloxi north of the CSX Railway, is aiming to have Division Street paved from one end to the other in October. Superintendent John Cowart made the…

East Biloxi construction update

After years of road work in East Biloxi, residents and businesses in the area have something to look forward to. Doug Lee works at Kim Long Restaurant located on Division and Reynoir streets in Biloxi. The restaurant has just been…

Construction concerns continue in east Biloxi

East Biloxi residents reach a new level of concern after construction effects nature in the area. Recent Facebook posts show people saddened about the loss of a well-known tree near Nichols Elementary. The multi-million dollar infrastructure project tackles 55 miles…

Study: Mississippi roads are driving up expenses

Officials say transportation is the backbone of any state’s economy and the results of a study released today shows the shape of Mississippi’s roads are driving up expenses for motorists. Officials from transportation group Trip presented their findings at a…

Update for Caillavet Street drivers

Caillavet Street is now open to pedestrians, but motorists driving in Biloxi will have to wait just a little bit longer. The highly-traveled street was set to re-open today, but because of recent weather conditions road work had to be…

Roadways and bridges funding plan

A 109-7 vote in the Mississippi House pushes a new form of legislation aimed at protecting the state's infrastructure. News 25’s Kendra Turley breaks down what the approval of Senate Bill 2939 could mean for roads and bridges throughout Mississippi.…

Underfunded Transportation System Crisis

The state’s transportation system isn’t being kept up because it’s underfunded, leaving state roads and bridges crumbling. This is according to MDOT's Southern District Transportation Commissioner Tom King in a Hattiesburg press conference today. He stresses it’s going to take…