Lottery Funds Being Put to Good Use by MDOT

John Caldwell(Northern District Transportation Commissioner) joined the conversation by phone to break down how money from the Mississippi Lottery is already being tabbed for use to improve and repair your Mississippi roads and bridges! If you missed his conversation with Dave Hughes(filling in for JT today), you can find it here –

Report: Mississippi’s roads aren’t the worst (but they’re not great)

Transportation for America and Taxpayers for Common Sense released a new report called “Repair Priorities 2019“. Some of the findings: “Between 2009-2017, the percentage of roads nationwide in poor condition increased from 14 to 20 percent.” “States spentĀ  nearly as much money expanding their road networks as they did repairing existing roads.” The report calls … Continue reading “Report: Mississippi’s roads aren’t the worst (but they’re not great)”

Governor’s plan to fix Mississippi roads

Governor Bryant returned to Mississippi late last night from the historic infrastructure meeting with the President at the White House. Another notable participant, sitting directly on Trump’s left, was Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs. The audio is from Gov Bryant revealing his suggestion on addressing the roads and bridges issue in our state. He made news … Continue reading “Governor’s plan to fix Mississippi roads”