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MDOT

10/29/2014 - 4:14pm

MADISON COUNTY and the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) might finally have an understanding about $6 million of settlement money in the next few weeks.

“Unless there are any issues with the MOU [memorandum of...

10/29/2014 - 4:05pm

MADISON COUNTY has major road projects in all phases of development, with some about to begin and others waiting for funding to come into place.

On October 6 the Board of Supervisors authorized County Engineer Rudy Warnock to issue...

10/29/2014 - 3:52pm

NEW SOUTHBOUND lanes on I-55 between Madison and Ridgeland could open by the end of the year, one official said.

Crews with Yates Construction are rebuilding I-55 southbound and building additional lanes between Old Agency Road and...

10/01/2014 - 4:08pm

THE MISSISSIPPI Department of Transportation (MDOT) probably can’t help pay for turn lanes at a busy highway intersection in Madison County, said Central District Transportation Commissioner Dick Hall.

Madison County has a permit...

09/24/2014 - 8:47am

IT LOOKS LIKE the Madison County Board of Supervisors might return to its original plan for how to spend $6 million in settlement money from the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT).

Last week, Board President Karl Banks...

08/20/2014 - 4:52pm

NEW SOUTHBOUND ramps at the Gluckstadt Road interchange at I-55 are slated to open this week, weather permitting, according to the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT).

Joe Magee Construction is rebuilding the interchange...

07/16/2014 - 9:12am

DESIGN WORK on a new Ridgeland City Hall could be complete in a year, one official said.  

The board of aldermen recently awarded just over a million dollars’ worth of preliminary work for the planned city center, which...

06/11/2014 - 9:31am

A LOT OF WORK was scheduled to happen this week on a southbound exit ramp at the Gluckstadt Road/I-55 interchange, weather pending.

“Crews will be on site to start paving this ramp. Some final drainage construction will also be...

06/09/2014 - 3:32pm

THE MISSISSIPPI Department of Transportation (MDOT) isn’t the only one upset with the Madison County Board of Supervisors.

Now the city of Ridgeland is making its sentiments known, with a letter from the Dinsmor Homeowners...

05/19/2014 - 9:20am

THE MISSISSIPPI Department of Transportation (MDOT) is drawing up plans for how it wants the Madison County Board of Supervisors to spend $6 million in settlement funds.

Supervisors recently moved a lot of the money around, despite...

05/09/2014 - 12:03pm

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) knowingly paid millions of dollars more than market value for property along the Pearl River, but officials with the state agency say the decision to buy the land was actually a cost-saving...

05/02/2014 - 3:46pm

THE FIGHT OVER $6 million in settlement money from the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) is far from over, one MDOT official said.

“There will be a lot of discussion about this,” said Central District...

05/02/2014 - 3:25pm

MADISON COUNTY District 1 Supervisor John Bell Crosby apparently didn’t know much about the southern portion of Highland Colony Parkway until recently.

Maybe he’d never driven south of the roundabout.

Maybe he...

04/24/2014 - 3:01pm

EUTAW CONSTRUCTION’S contract to widen Lake Harbour Drive in Ridgeland will likely be extended to June 23, although the city believes crews will finish the work before then, one official said.

On April 1, Ridgeland Mayor Gene...

04/10/2014 - 3:18pm

COMMUTERS will have to wait an extra six months before work is finished on I-55 in Madison and Ridgeland.

 A representative of the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) said the original completion date of November 2014...

01/02/2014 - 9:50am

A federal grant, not state dollars set aside for roadwork, is being used by the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) to create a wildlife refuge on the Pearl River.

MDOT has been criticized recently for not helping Jackson...

10/16/2013 - 12:02pm
By KATIE EUBANKS
Sun Staff Writer
I-55 COMMUTERS have a few more months before traffic switches to the new northbound lanes between Old Agency Road in Ridgeland and Highway 463 in Madison. 
...
11/29/2012 - 12:23pm

 by ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

New speed humps will eventually be added on Dogwood Drive.

Eventually.

The city of Jackson has approved adding two speed humps on a section of the roadway between...

09/20/2012 - 1:07pm

by ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff  Writer

Mark your calendars for “eventually.”

That’s when the waterworks curve will be straightened.

Because of the estimated cost of the project and the...

08/08/2012 - 1:06pm

By ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

SIDEWALKS and lighting improvements are on tap for Fondren’s lower business district.

Jackson city officials say engineers are now designing a project to make the corridor more...

08/08/2012 - 12:10pm

by KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff  Writer

STUDENTS AND teachers will have no problem getting to school, and I-55 commuters have about a month before they all have to drive in the southbound lanes between Madison and Ridgeland....

07/25/2012 - 10:23am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

THE MAYORS OF Madison and Ridgeland are pleased with how the Madison County Board of Supervisors has allocated $6 million the county will receive from its settlement with the Mississippi...

07/10/2012 - 11:54am

PENDING APPROVAL from the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT), Aberdeen-based Eutaw Construction Company will be doing the widening work on Lake Harbour Drive in Ridgeland.

Ridgeland officials awarded the project to Eutaw...

06/27/2012 - 12:51pm

Sun Staff Writer

RIDGELAND AND Madison are set to reap the benefits of Madison County’s recent settlement with the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) over the failed Reunion Parkway interchange.

In addition...

05/08/2012 - 3:15pm

THE MISSISSIPPI Department of Transportation (MDOT) approved the environmental documents for a widening project on Hoy Road in Madison last week, but the city still needs more funding before moving on to the next step.

Plans call for...