Latest Mississippi Department of Transportation News

Notices designed by residents to appear on state highways

Jul. 5, 2020 10:10 AM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Starting in early August, people driving on Mississippi's interstates will see new, quirky slogans appearing on digital message signs. The Mississippi Department of Transportation tasked residents in May with coming up with creative notices focused on safety to display on state...

Mississippi awarded over $71M grant for Greenville Bypass

Jun. 17, 2020 3:02 AM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi road project that's been considered for more than two decades is one step closer to completion in the state's Delta region. The Mississippi Department of Transportation said Tuesday that a $71.46 million grant has been awarded for the Greenville Bypass. The money comes...