4 days ago
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Phone Interview With MDOT

News 25 interviews Jason Scott about the current road conditions in Mississippi Gulf Coast.
5 days ago
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MDOT preparing for potential winter conditions

Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) crews are preparing for potential winter weather conditions as a cold front moves through Central Mississippi. “With a winter event, MDOT bases its response from information issued by the National Weather Service (NWS),” said Melinda McGrath, P.E., MDOT executive director. “Crews in areas that could potentially be affected by winter […]
1 week ago
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Work begins on making a deadly intersection in D’Iberville safer

Construction is underway on making a deadly D’Iberville intersection safer. Workers are turning where state route 15 north and Lamey Bridge Road meet into a roundabout. The left turn lane to Lamey Bridge Road is now closed to motorists traveling north on 15. Officials with the Mississippi Department of Transportation tell News 25 drivers need […]
3 weeks ago
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MDOT suspends construction for holidays

Mississippians planning to hit the road this Thanksgiving will notice less of a travel delay along the interstate. MDOT crews and contractors will halt all road construction requiring lane closures. The halt started today at 5 p.m. and will last through Monday, November 27th at 6 a.m. This will provide the maximum travel capacity and […]
3 weeks ago
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MDOT suspends construction for holidays

Mississippians planning to hit the road this Thanksgiving will notice less of a travel delay along the interstate. News 25’s Kendra Turley joins us in Jackson County with tips and important information for your holiday commute.
4 weeks ago
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Highway 49 expansion on hold

A project to expand a popular South Mississippi roadway is on standby due to funding issues. The Mississippi Department of Transportation looked into increasing the capacity of Highway 49 from O’Neal Road north to Harrison Central High School. MDOT purchased right-of-way and moved a lot of facilities several years ago to make way for the […]
2 months ago
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Highway 90 restoration

Mississippi Department of Transportation crews are making progress on recovery efforts along the Gulf Coast following Hurricane Nate. Commissioner Tom King said “over half of the high mast lightning systems that were lowered before the storm to prevent damage from high winds have been raised.” MDOT crews plan to have the remaining lights operational this […]
2 months ago
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MDOT Response Continues Following Hurricane Nate

Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) crews continue remaining recovery efforts following Hurricane Nate along the Gulf Coast. “All travel lanes are open, but MDOT crews will continue clearing sand from medians and shoulders along the U.S. Highway 90 corridor,” said Transportation Commissioner Tom King. “Motorists should continue being on high alert for roadside crews clearing […]
2 months ago
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MDOT continues response efforts following Hurricane Nate

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) continues recovery efforts in South Mississippi following Hurricane Nate. Crews are continuing efforts to remove all remaining sand and debris from U.S. Highway 90 along the Gulf Coast. All travel lanes are open and passable, but several signals remain in flash mode as crews continue making repairs. “Motorists should […]
2 months ago
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MDOT Provides Safety Tips for Nate

As Tropical Storm Nate moves into the Gulf of Mexico, the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) advises the traveling public to prepare in advance, stay informed and know what actions to take to stay safe during and after severe weather conditions. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) has issued hurricane and storm surge warnings for the […]