roads

Mississippi Lottery adds more than $12.7M to state coffers for May

The Mississippi Lottery Corporation on Friday completed its May transfer of $12,728,965.17 in net proceeds to the Lottery Proceeds Fund in the Mississippi State Treasury. This brings the total amount deposited to the state to $60,006,706.47 since launch on November…

Lottery Corporation transfers $9.7M to state for April

The Mississippi Lottery Corporation on Monday completed its April transfer of $9,709,843.36 in net proceeds to the Lottery Proceeds Fund in the Mississippi State Treasury. This brings the total amount deposited to the state to more than $47.2 million since…

Holiday traffic enforcement

Christmas is over, but the holidays are still in full force and that means more traffic and cars on the road. With the Sugar Bowl and College Football National Championship being held nearby in New Orleans as well as the…

Legislators meet for special session Thursday

Governor Phil Bryant has issued the official document to call lawmakers to Jackson Thursday to discuss more money for roads and bridges. Legislators are set to meet at the state capital tomorrow. The plan includes diverting some taxes on internet…

PROTEST AGAINST OSCAR RENDA CONTACTOR

Biloxi residents protested today against the dust, illness and the financial hardships that some have had to pay, as a consequence of the drawn-out Oscar Renda development project. New's 25's Veronica Bayona was outside the Oscar Renda office, where the…

Driving on Rainy Roads

Rain has started to fall in South Mississippi leaving roads slick and dangerous. News 25's Caroline Eaker joins us live with some tips on how to make sure your morning commute stays safe.

Statewide transportation funding

The Mississippi House has a new proposal to help pay for roads and bridges. The Ways and Means Committee passed House Bill 722 Wednesday to set aside a portion of what the state collects each year from the “use tax.”…

Mississippi transportation maintenance plan

Mississippi residents could vote on a state lawmaker’s plan that would raise taxes and fees to pay for renovations to roads and bridges. On Monday, Mississippi Central District Transportation Commissioner Dick Hall announced the bill Republican State Senator Dean Kirby…

Tracking Tropical Storm Cindy

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Proposals To Fund State Infrastructure

Mississippi house leaders are proposing new ideas to fund highways and bridges throughout the state. One is to let cities and counties set a local option fuel tax, if residents approve. Some legislators also hope to consider a multi-year transportation…

Sand Covers Highway 90

If you’ve traveled along Highway 90 the past 36 hours, you’ve noticed sand covering the road.

Paving progress for Biloxi roads

East Biloxi infrastructure contractor Oscar Renda, fresh from paving a half-dozen neighborhood streets last week, is planning for a busy summer, accomplishing many milestones. In April, crews will be paving Crawford, Keller, Lee and Bowen, all south of Division. By…

Funding Infrastructure to Top 2017 Legislative Session Agenda

Mississippi's infrastructure is crumbling and lawmakers are trying to figure out how to fix it. In South Mississippi, many of our roads had to be redone after Katrina, but that's not the case statewide. This summer, legislators toured the state…

Police Urge Against Moving Barricades

Drivers should expect a number of roads to close over the next few days. Officers will be placing barricades to close streets where water is pooling. Law enforcement officials tell News 25 they always see drivers move barricades trying to…

Lawmakers Tour Roads & Bridges With MDOT

We're months away from the 2017 legislative session, but this week Mississippi lawmakers toured the state looking at what legislators continue to say is one of the state's biggest issues infrastructure. Of those inspecting our roads and bridges with MDOT…

Paving to Begin Friday in Biloxi

Relief is in sight for Biloxi residents who live and travel along Oak Street. Crews are out prepping the street, paving the way for asphalt to be laid on Friday. Paving is set to start north of the CSX railway…

Lambrecht Road Swept Away

One road in Gulfport has had a part swept away due to the rain. Crews were out this morning blocking off a part of Lambrecht Road near Robinson Road in Gulfport. They believe high waters wore away at the road…

Temporary Pavement Goes Down in Biloxi

Months in the making, temporary relief for motorists, residents and businesses around east Biloxi is finally underway. Longtime Main Street business owners were excited to see temporary pavement going down on their street this morning. They joined Biloxi Mayor Andrew…