MDOT and partners dedicate Habitat home in Jackson

June 25, 2013 in News, Religion, Statewide News, Top Stories

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) recently held a dedication ceremony for a Habitat for Humanity project in which employees from both agencies volunteered hours of their time to help construct a beautiful 1,200 square foot home for Pedro and Shawn Galloway.
 
The ceremony was held Monday, June 17, in front of the Habitat home, located on Englewood Street in Jackson. Representatives from each agency gave remarks about the project, including: MDOT Central Transportation Commissioner Dick Hall; Vice President, Habitat for Humanity Metro Jackson, Johnny Ray; Deputy Attorney General Mike Lanford; Assistant Attorney General Roy Tipton; and Executive Director, Habitat for Humanity Metro Jackson, Cindy Griffin.

MDOT to Begin Widening of I-55 in Hinds County

June 7, 2013 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

On Monday, June 3, Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the James Construction Group closed the Elton  Road overpass on I-55 in Hinds County as part of the widening project on I-55 from Byram to McDowell Road.

The overpass will remain closed until Sept. 15 in order to raise the height of the bridge over I-55.

TRAFFIC ALERT: I-55 Split Diamond Project in Madison County Tuesday

October 29, 2012 in Events, News, Statewide News, Top Stories

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) would like to update motorists on the ongoing roadwork on I-55 in Madison County.

On Tuesday, Oct. 30, at 10 p.m., contractors will close a section of Steed Road overnight for the demolition of the center span of the I-55 northbound bridge over Steed Road.