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Mississippi DOT celebrates 100th birthday

Mississippi DOT celebrates 100th birthday

Posted by Kerry Clines on Apr 05, 2016

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) celebrated its 100th birthday on March 29, MS News Now reports. In celebration of 100 years, a ...

Mississippi requests emergency FWHA funds for flood-damaged roads, bridges

Mississippi requests emergency FWHA funds for...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 18, 2016

The Mississippi Department of Transportation has requested emergency funds from the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration to help ...

Mississippi lawmakers consider raising gas tax

Mississippi lawmakers consider raising gas tax

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 23, 2016

Gas prices are lower than they've been in years, and, like President Obama, some Mississippi lawmakers see that as an ...

Giant hole swallows 12 vehicles in Mississippi (VIDEO)

Giant hole swallows 12 vehicles in Mississippi (VIDEO)

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 10, 2015

While the owners of 12 vehicles were dining at a Mississippi IHOP, the parking lot decided to have a meal of ...

Compactor operator killed in machine rollover on Mississippi jobsite

Compactor operator killed in machine rollover on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 28, 2015

A worker was killed earlier this month in an equipment rollover in Mississippi. WHBQ TV reports 35-year-old Antonio Thompson was working on ...

Montana tops list of 10 deadliest states for motorists

Montana tops list of 10 deadliest states for motorists

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 08, 2015

Forbes has a new list out of the top 10 deadliest states in America for drivers, and Montana's 80 mph ...

Mississippi DOT is investigating a possible beer run in one of its vehicles

Mississippi DOT is investigating a possible beer run in...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 30, 2015

A Facebook user in Mississippi caught the eye of the state's Department of Transportation after posting pictures that appear to show three ...

Contractor killed when deck collapses during concrete pour in Mississippi

Contractor killed when deck collapses during concrete...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 22, 2015

A floor collapse of a restaurant being built near the Jourdan River in Mississippi claimed the life of a contractor earlier ...

Highway Trust Fund inaction would cost Mississippi jobs, long-term road and bridge projects

Highway Trust Fund inaction would cost Mississippi...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 23, 2015

As part of a growing list of fallout amid uncertainty about the Highway Trust Fund, the Mississippi Department of Transportation ...

DOT crews begin process of patching winter’s wrath felt by Mississippi roads

DOT crews begin process of patching winter’s...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 17, 2015

Work is presently underway by Mississippi Department of Transportation to repair potholes in roads damaged by an unusual foe to ...

Mississippi receives FHWA emergency funds for flooded road repairs

Mississippi receives FHWA emergency funds for flooded...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 11, 2015

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is providing $500,000 in emergency relief funds to help the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) ...

H.R. 83 prevents weight limit change on Mississippi Interstate

H.R. 83 prevents weight limit change on Mississippi...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 22, 2014

President Obama has signed a bill into law that included a section regarding weight limits for U.S. Route 78 in ...

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